This chapter has been your guide to Liferay site management and advanced Web Content Management. We’ve seen how you can use Liferay to manage both simple content and advanced content with structures and templates. We’ve learned how you can use Liferay to create multiple sites with different membership types. We’ve also learned how to use page and site templates to simplify the site creation process.
Liferay WCM also includes a powerful staging environment, allowing you to stage content locally on the same server or remotely to another server. You can publish your site when you want it, on the schedule you choose. You can even create different variations of your site that can be worked on simultaneously.
You saw how to allow users to create personal customizations of site pages. We discussed how site administrators can create teams as a flexible means of delegating site permissions. We also saw how to configure mobile device rules so that site pages are presented differently depending on the device making a page request.
Whether your site is small and static or large and dynamic, Liferay’s WCM enables you to plan and manage it. With tools such as the WYSIWYG editor, structures and templates, you can quickly add and edit content. With the Web Content Display and Asset Publisher, you can rapidly select and configure what content to display and how to display it. By using Liferay’s integrated workflow, you can set up custom publishing rules to fit your organization. And by using Liferay’s staging and scheduling mechanisms, you can manage various branches of pages and content and control when they are published to your live portal instance. You will find that managing your site becomes far easier when using Liferay’s Web Content Management system.