Liferay belongs to the latest and most comprehensive generations of portal platforms having a whole range of supportive functions for easy work with the web content and its sharing. Thanks to the intuitive control, ability to customize the content and a wide range of pre-prepared applications, it is a popular user tool all around the world.
The Liferay Portal is Java-based and it is distributed under the GNU licence (Lesser General Public Licence) and other proprietary licences.
Liferay is used for building large intranets and company portals, in particular, and it can be also used for building clear websites of whole companies.
Its main advantage is that it enables users of different communities or departments to access all necessary information easily.
Users may easily administer pages of their departments (modify, edit them), communicate with others within a company, manage documents, write blogs, share calendars and do common publication tasks.
And still they can fully control who may see or modify the content in question. Liferay Portal is as well-equipped and flexible as Microsoft Sharepoint used for creation and administration of intranets. It is available in two editions – free Community Edition or paid Enterprise. As for the Enterprise, great emphasis is laid on stability, and customers pay for any of the support packages.
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- Liferay makes it possible to create, publish, edit, aggregate, display, version and personalize web content and applications in a single place.
- It contains tools to share content in social networks and is also debugged in terms of SEO.
- Liferay supports easy cooperation between team members and is fully adapted to mobile devices.
- Liferay can be very easily adapted to fulfil exact requirements of the customer down to the kernel level (change of the look/ functionality of the existing components).
- The main advantages of the Liferay platform include low acquisition and operating costs and easy scalability, in particular. Liferay offers a wide variety of ready-to-use applications called portlets.
Large number of additional functions
Liferay provides a very wide scale of mechanisms and functions, starting with the CMS/DMS system, ample application interface, administration of users, pages and looks, multilingualism and a wide variety of ready-to-use applications, and ending with the control of mobile devices, unification of the look, provision of standard form features, validations, unified login or a highly-developed system of authorizations and roles. This makes Liferay one of the most comprehensive portal solutions in the world.
Use of standard technologies
Liferay is based on widely used and accepted standards. It uses modern third-party technologies that make it possible for customers to keep up with the times. For example, it offers responsive design, use of the potential of HTML5/CSS3, support for native mobile applications or safe encryption protocols, implementation of findings from the area of user experience, etc.
Low acquisition and operating costs
Liferay is popular with business owners and managers particularly due to the low acquisition costs and the related fast recovery of the investment. Moreover, its open-source nature, general scalability and standardization means a low level of risk in terms of introduction of new technologies, and prevents the phenomenon called “vendor lock-in”, i.e. dependence on a single vendor. On the contrary, Liferay makes it possible to create a multi-vendor environment. This is also one of the reasons why the number of installations of this portal exceeded the milestone of half a million.
Independence from the operating system
In technological terms, Liferay is a web portal platform complying with Java EE standards and is almost independent from the operating system and database or application server. This makes Liferay easy to integrate into the customer’s existing IT infrastructure, because it does not need any specific features.
Own plugins marketplace
Liferay has a “marketplace” of third-party applications. At present you can select from 270 applications designed for various purposes. Due to the open-source nature, it is possible to adapt almost everything what is available on the Liferay portal – from individual applications, their functions or looks to the kernel.
Intuitive control and the large Liferay community
Due to intuitive control, option to adapt the contents and a wide variety of ready-to-use applications, Liferay is a tool popular with users around the world. At present, the community of users of Liferay platform has almost 100 000 members. This community enhances the quality of the solution even more due to timely detection and rectification of potential errors.