As a Content Management System (CMS) solution, Liferay Portal offers many benefits. It is flexible and includes numerous features that allow for fast, easy development and will satisfy the unique requirements of businesses in a variety of industries and functions. CMS is not a one-size-fits-all proposition and content management system developers often choose Liferay because of the multitude of possibilities it offers.
‘A Content Management System (CMS) can be used to satisfy all manner of requirements across all manner of markets, industries and business functions.’
In this article, we look at three Liferay Portal projects completed for three very different types of clients – all with unique, and very specific requirements.
Consider these three examples of Content Management Systems (CMS) built using the Liferay Solution:
Professional Networking Community Portal – The B2B business is focused on wireless market research and intelligence. They wished to build a professional networking community portal to allow users to find relevant information, present market research and organize events and conferences including webinars. The Liferay portal environment was the ideal choice to meet the business requirements and provide templates, and easy to navigate layouts using technologies that included ICEFACES, JBOSS seam, JPA, and JSF. The content submission wizard allows the business to upload reports, events, whitepapers, presentations and blog entries. Liferay provided a robust foundation for the business to business content management needs.
Digital Library Portal for Tourism – This government tourism organization provides travel assistance and services to tourists. The organization wished to create a solution that would address stakeholders, government users, visitors, bloggers, reporters and journalists and media professionals and offer a tool to easily search integrated data and share content. The Liferay portal was ideal for the business requirements and allowed the business to offer content including images, videos, sound files and documents in a searchable environment where users can browse, preview and download information and digital files. The digital library provides a solid foundation for user adoption and a secured portal with access controls and user rights and administration.
eCommerce Portal with Shopping Cart – This business manages an online media agency and wished to create a portal for online shopping with multiple vendor and product sources and a very secure, easy-to-manage and use eCommerce shopping cart environment. The Liferay portal solution included technologies like ICEFACES, JBOSS seam, JPA and JSR and provided administration portlets for category management, product management, configuration management and order management, as well as technical specifications, prices, FAQs and product reviews, with administrative rights and access assigned to vendors and individuals.
A Content Management System (CMS) can be used to satisfy all manner of requirements across all manner of markets, industries and business functions. Choosing the right CMS solution is important because its flexibility, myriad of tools and integration opportunities and ease of development environment will either support or frustrate the CMS developer and will significantly affect the success or failure of the project.
‘CMS is not a one-size-fits-all proposition and content management system developers often choose Liferay because of the multitude of possibilities it offers.’
Find out how a Liferay Development partner can help your business achieve its goals. Here are some Case Studies that will help your business understand the value of Liferay as a Content Management System (CMS) choice: B2B Wireless Research, Digital Tourism Library Portal, Multi-Vendor Media Online Shopping.