Liferay theme integration, layout design and portal development services provided to B2B community in Germany

Elegant MicroWeb has provided Liferay Portal Development services and developed Liferay themes for a Community Portal for a client based in Germany. The client operates a business-to-business community that’s focused on wireless market research and product intelligence in Germany. Members of the community routinely identify and share sources of market and product research with their peers as well as search events of significance for their daily work. Elegant MicroWeb developed and designed Liferay themes and provided other Liferay Portal Development services for the portal which categorizes information by key segments, topics and geographic location (country or region) and provides registered users with instant access to a repository of market and product research reports. The portal serves as a unique promotional platform for companies registering themselves. User Registration is free, following which users can select their topic(s) of interest. Further developments in the selected areas/topics are then intimated to users via email alerts.

Tools and Platforms


  • User Interface
    • Liferay Theme Development
    • Content management through Liferay CMS
    • Registration and User interface for specific User Groups
    • Content submission wizards for diverse content types such as Reports, Events, White papers, Presentations, Blogs
    • Free and Premium subscription plans for Report submission
    • My Account area for users to manage posted contents / profile
    • Display Report details as per subscription plan selected
    • Search, List and View details by Content types
    • Browse Contents or Companies by Categories
    • In-portal messaging system
    • Ability to send Group messages to a select group of users
    • Comment management system. Ability to Post Comments.
    • Bookmark specific content
    • Submit contents to LinkedIn and Twitter
    • Online Payment gateway(PayPal) integration for credit card payments
    • Background scheduler for email alerts to users
    • RSS Subscription feed for News
  • Admin Interface
    • Site Configuration
    • User Management
    • Report Management
    • Events Management
    • Resources Management
    • Blogs Management
    • News Management
    • Category Management
    • Import / Export of data

Technical Competencies

  • J2EE technologies and framework
  • Design and develop enterprise web solution using Liferay
  • JSR-268 compliant JSF portlets for Liferay portal using IceFaces, JBoss Seam, JPA framework
  • Liferay Themes / Layouts development
  • Liferay portal development
  • Liferay CMS template configurations using Velocity (VM) scripts
  • Liferay portal out of box features customization and enhancements using Plug-in SDK
  • Liferay Integration with other applications / modules
  • JQuery – AJAX framework
  • Velocity Template Language – Lightweight template engine
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