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Audience Targeting 2.0 and LCS Will not be Compatible with Liferay Portal 7 Community

July 18, 2016 By Bryan Cheung Staff

Today I’m writing to announce that we are discontinuing support for Liferay Connected Services and Audience Targeting for Liferay Portal 7 Community. The main factor behind the decision was the lack of community adoption for both offerings. Regarding Audience Targeting,...

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OSGi Module Patching Guide

July 14, 2016 By Jamie Sammons Staff

I wanted to share some testing that I have been doing in terms of patching OSGi modules and adding the patched modules to your own Liferay installations. One of the many benefits to modularity is that it allows for these kinds of changes to be made without having to recompile...

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Liferay 7, Service Builder and External Databases

July 13, 2016 By David H Nebinger

So I'm a long-time supporter of ServiceBuilder. I saw its purpose way back on Liferay 4 and 5 and have championed it in the forums and here in my blog. With the release of Liferay 7, ServiceBuilder has undergone a few changes mostly related to the OSGi modularization. ...

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OSGi Module Dependencies

July 6, 2016 By David H Nebinger

It's going to happen. At some point in your LR7 development, you're going to build a module which has runtime dependencies. How do you satisfy those dependencies though? In this brief blog entry I'll cover some of the options available... So let's say you have a module which...

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New Maven Archetypes for JSF Portlets

July 6, 2016 By Neil Griffin Staff

The Liferay Faces team is working on production support for JSF portlets in Liferay Portal 7.0 and Liferay DXP. As part of this effort, we have developed some archetypes for use with Maven 3. Note: At this time, the archetypes (and associated dependencies like Liferay Faces...

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The State of Maven Development in Liferay

July 5, 2016 By David Truong Staff

There's been some confusion over state of Maven support for Liferay. As the Product Manager for Developer Tools, I feel responsible for the confusion and felt the need to clear up any questions. Will Liferay support Maven development for 6.1, 6.2, and 7.0? Short answer, yes,...

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Fun with Generic Content Templates

July 1, 2016 By Javeed Chida

I came across the idea of a generic template recently, and put it to good use. If you don't know what I mean by generic template, let me clear that up right away. A generic template is really just a content template that is not tied to a structure. The point of it is that...

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What is Senna.js and how it affects Liferay DXP

June 20, 2016 By Zeno Rocha Staff

If you have been in touch with the Liferay community in the past years, you've probably heard about Senna.js before. We first introduced this project in late 2014 and since then we've been anxiously waiting for Liferay 7 and DXP to be released so we could...

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API Integration with HaveIBeenPwned w Structure and Template

June 15, 2016 By Daniel Tyger

We recently had a request for our users to be able to check if their email address has been a victim of a known data breach per the awesome API and data stores provided at Here is the API:

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Plugin Customization in Liferay

June 13, 2016 By deveshree zawar

Plugin is the core of Liferay portal development in its various forms. “Plug-in” as the word enunciates is an add-on to perform additional features. It can be blended into an application to enhance primary capabilities. Liferay provides a wide variety of Out Of Box (OOB)...

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