About this course

Course code TPZL1_WPL47
Duration 5 Days

This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning) course Developing Websites Using IBM Web Content Manager 8.5 (WPP47G). This option does not require any travel. This course introduces the concepts and skills necessary to build a website by using IBM Web Content Manager 8.5. It includes building an authoring system, creating and managing web content items, creating a change management framework, and delivering web content.
Hands-on exercises on the Windows operating system are provided throughout the course, giving you practical experience with building, designing, and managing a website.
This course provides lab exercises running on IBM Web Content Manager 8.5 Cumulative Fix 06. Also included are the Content Template Catalog (CTC) 4.3 and IBM Script Portlet 1.3.
The lab environment for this course uses the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 platform.

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This course is designed for users who need to build a website and authoring system by using IBM Web Content Manager 8.5.

Prerequisites

  • Experience with using HTML and CSS
  • Experience in website development and maintenance
  • Experience in existing workflow and security practices

Delegates will learn how to

  • Build a website by using IBM Web Content Manager
  • Create components for reuse and ease of maintenance
  • Create a content authoring system and authoring templates
  • Create and manage web content items
  • Create a content library and manage access to the library
  • Add navigational components to a website
  • Add personalization components to a website
  • Use inline editing functions
  • Create and work with draft items and publish the draft
  • Provide secure user access to a website
  • Implement change management practices
  • Reference Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) files in presentation templates and components
  • Describe and identify the components in the Content Template Catalog (CTC)
  • Use IBM Site Builder to build various websites
  • Use the IBM Mobile Preview for Digital Experience Software
  • Install IBM Script Portlet
  • Build applications by using the Script Portlet Editor

Outline

  • Welcome
  • Overview of IBM Web Content Manager
  • Exercise: Overview of IBM Web Content Manager
  • Templates, components, items, and search
  • Exercise: Creating templates, components, and items
  • Pages, portlets, and page templates
  • Exercise: Pages, portlets, and page templates
  • Adding navigational components to your website
  • Exercise: Adding navigational components and search queries to a website
  • Item management
  • Exercise: Item management
  • Personalization and categories
  • Exercise: Personalization and categories
  • Custom authoring features
  • Exercise: Custom authoring features
  • Working with drafts, workflows, and projects
  • Exercise: Working with drafts, workflows, and projects User access and security
  • Exercise: User access and security
  • IBM Web Content Manager content tags
  • Content acquisition
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in IBM Web Content Manager
  • Exercise: Adding CSS to your website
  • Content Template Catalog (CTC) and Site Builder
  • Exercise: Working with Content Template Catalog (CTC) and Site Builder
  • Exercise: Working with the IBM Mobile Preview
  • Introduction to the IBM Script Portlet
  • Exercise: Using the IBM Script Portlet
  • Course summary

5 Days

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