During the development of any software product, it’s sometimes necessary to stop development on or remove outdated or unpopular features. Liferay DXP 7.1 is no different. Liferay has deprecated several apps in Liferay DXP 7.1. It’s important to note what, exactly, deprecated means here.
There are three types of deprecated apps:
Deprecated apps that remain in Liferay DXP, but will be removed in a future release.
Deprecated apps that have been removed from Liferay DXP, yet are still available for download via Liferay Marketplace or Liferay’s public Nexus repository. For instructions on installing apps, see the Managing Apps documentation.
Deprecated apps that have been removed from Liferay DXP and aren’t available for download.
This article lists the apps deprecated in Liferay DXP 7.1, along with their availability.
|Message Boards Subscription Manager||Removed|
|Social Networking||Nexus||Formerly available as an unsupported Labs app via Marketplace.|
|AlloyUI||Release (bundle)||Replaced by Metal.js.|
|CMIS Store||Will be removed||Migrate to another Document Repository Store option. Before upgrading to Liferay DXP 7.1, migrate your document store data using Data Migration in Server Administration.|
|Google Login||Release (bundle)||Replaced by OpenID Connect.|
|JCRStore||Will be removed||Migrate to another Document Repository Store option. Before upgrading to Liferay DXP 7.1, migrate your document store data using Data Migration in Server Administration.|
|Marvel Integration||Removed||Replaced by X-Pack.|
|OpenID||Release (bundle)||Replaced by OpenID Connect.|
|Plugins SDK||GitHub||Deprecated in 7.0. Replaced by Liferay Workspace.|
|Search Portlet||Release (bundle)||Will be removed in a future release. Replaced by the Search widgets.|
|Shield Integration||Removed||Replaced by X-Pack.|
|Template Engines||Release (bundle)||Replaced by Freemarker.|
|vLDAP plugin (Virtual LDAP Server EE)||Removed|
|WYSIWYG||Nexus → Will be removed.||Final version released for 7.0.|
|RSS Publisher||Release (bundle)||See the article on enabling and using this widget.|
|User Group Pages (Copy Mode)||Release (bundle)|
|Web Proxy Portlet||Nexus|
|Web Content Search Portlet||Nexus||The new Search widget can be configured to replace all the unique functionality of the Web Content Search|
|Web Content List||Removed||The Asset Publisher can be configured to replace all the unique functionality of the Web Content List|
|Web Form||Nexus → Will be removed.||Final version released for 7.0.|
|OAuth 1.0a||Marketplace||Replaced by OAuth 2.0, which is included in the bundle.|
|OpenID||Release (bundle)||Low usage. Use OpenID Connect instead.|