About this course

Course code TPZL1_WPL45
Duration 2 Days

This course consists of two-days of instructor-led training. In this class, you will learn about administration tasks and concepts.

  • Introduces you to: Web Content Manger API
  • Web Content Manager REST server
  • Extending the authoring environments
  • Enhanced rendering techniques
  • Enhanced look and feel techniques
  • Personalization
  • Web Content Integrator
  • Enterprise Content Management
  • Security
  • Libraries
  • Search

Not included in this course:

  • Installation
  • Configuration
  • Day-to-day administration

Prerequisites

You should complete:

  • Building Websites with IBM Web Content Manager 8, or equivalent knowledge of how to develop a website with IBM Web Content Manager

You should have:

  • experience using Java, JSP, HTML and CSS
  • experience in website development and maintenance
  • experience in existing workflow and security practices

Delegates will learn how to

You will be able to use the features, functions, and procedures in IBM WebSphere Portal 8 to:

  • Explain API and caching considerations
  • Explain how to extend the authoring environment
  • Explain how to use custom workflow actions to modify workflows
  • Describe the components used in the presentation layer and information architecture
  • Explain how and when to use the rendering plugins
  • Explain the use of techniques for enhancing the look and feel
  • Explain personalization and how to use it
  • Explain how to integrate external content with Web Content Integrator
  • Explain how to integrate enterprise content management using federated documents
  • Explain the security model and how to use it
  • Describe common ways of structuring libraries for functionality and performance
  • Describe search options include the integration of external search engines

Outline

Unit 1: Web Content Manager API

  • API overview of workspace, rendering context, manage content, search content
  • Cache considerations

Unit 2: REST services for Web Content Manager

  • Overview of the REST services capability
  • Service entry points
  • Access levels
  • Query service and parameters
  • Using REST services to create, delete, or update web content items

Unit 3: Extending the authoring environment

  • APIs for authoring environment
  • Look and feel options
  • Plugin options (file upload class, text provider class)

Unit 4: Extending change management with custom workflows

  • Custom workflow overview

Unit 5: Overview of the presentation layer

  • Overview of navigators, menus, site areas
  • Information architecture and implementation
  • How they are related
  • When to use which one
  • Overview of portal page structure (extension of site framework
  • How is can be used to dynamically generate navigation

Unit 6: Enhanced rendering

  • Overview of options
  • Custom launch pages
  • Enhanced menu components
  • Dynamic content based on the content ID
  • Rendering plugins

Unit 7: Enhancing the look and feel

  • Presentation template overview of the different ways to change style
  • Theme customization (portal)
  • Combined Portal and WCM navigation (generated integrated breadcrumbs)
  • Cascading CSS (content, components, presentation templates)
  • Inline HTML style (content, components, presentation templates)

Unit 8: Personalization

  • Overview of when to use personalization and profiling
  • Performance considerations for personalization
  • Best practices for personalization

Unit 9: Integrating content with IBM Web Content Integrator

  • Overview of IBM Web Content Integrator (concept of producer and consumer)
  • Feed format
  • Issues with embedded links in feeds

Unit 10: Integrating ECM using federated documents

  • Overview of how WCM retrieves content from ECM servers (federated documents)
  • Overview of integration
  • Security considerations (SSO with WebSphere Application Server)

Unit 11: Security

  • Review roles (user, contributor, editor, manager, administrator, delegator, privileged user)
  • Review predefines groups (anonymous, authenticated, users and user groups, all user groups)
  • Explain relationship between WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager security
  • Review interface for assigning access levels
  • Considerations for security in applications

Unit 12: Working with libraries

  • Review Library options, such as setting up a common library for shared images
  • Discuss when multiple libraries are beneficial (such as library for each company division)
  • Review library performance consideration
  • Review library techniques such as creating labels, restoring content based on labels, and disabling versus deleting a library

Unit 13: Search

  • Review Search options: out-of-the-box search, Omnifind, third-party search (such as Google)
  • Benefits and limitations of each option
  • Architecture of each option
  • Integrating with custom fields

2 Days

Duration
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Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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