LifeRay Enterprise CMS Features:
"Lufthansa Flight Training School developed an extensive employee portal, including a sophisticated employee store and shopping cart application implemented alongside standard content, using the Liferay web publishing capability."
Unified Documents & Media
"Liferay's portal and community aspects allow individual document libraries to be available to each site or domain defined within the portal. Individuals also benefit from their own content repository where they can store assets in the cloud.
Mounting Multiple Content Repositories
"you can also choose to mount multiple other content repositories (e.g. Liferay, Alfresco, Documentum) to Liferay while maintaining a common UI."
User Defined Content Categories
Users can define content categories that make sense to them or their context
"This portlet can be added to any web page and configured to display any data contained within the portal based on any combination of criteria"
Liferay provides the ability to create workspaces for each within a single platform.: customer websites, intranets, collaboration platforms, and numerous departmental and group websites
Easy Rich Text Editors
"Spell check and text styling are included, enabling anyone to create content without requiring coding knowledge or the need to use other complex tools"
Web Content Structures and Templates
"Liferay Portal allows users to easily create reusable templates for web pages and page sections."
"Liferay Portal allows administrators to add instructional comments and notes into templates, which can then be used to provide information on how each template should be used."
Integration with Microsoft Office
"Document storage within Liferay is integrated to take advantage of SharePoint® protocols so users can work with Microsoft Office® files located on their local drive and automatically upload them onto the cloud in a Liferay document repository"
One-Click Page Creation
"With One-Click Page Creation, users can create a new page and immediately begin adding content to the page layout"
Quick Site Creation
"Users can create Sites with sets of predefined pages configured to their needs."
User-Driven Workflow & Approval
"A team of individuals often manages the web content of a portal where some are allowed to create and edit content, while others must review and approve the content before it can be published to the live site."
Live Page Editing and Scheduling
"Pages from a live site can be edited and previewed without affecting what is seen on the public site, then scheduled for future publishing all within the online editor. "
Staging and Easy Website Planning
"Liferay allows multiple teams to work on several variations of a site simultaneously and schedule publication dates for each"
Document Conversion and Multi-File Uploads
"users can upload and store a document in one file format, but make it available to download in other formats"
"instead of adding files one by one, users can select multiple files and upload them with a single click"
Drag-and-Drop Site Maps
Liferay automatically generates a hierarchical site map for the entire portal. And pages can be rearranged with drag and drop
"For example, a retail site built on Liferay would allow you to search for merchandise by inputting various combinations of criteria, such as color, size and price."
"Liferay's search allows users to search across all assets within the portal to which they currently have access"
"Out of the box, administrators can choose to use either Amazon OpenSearch or SOLR"
"Users can add keyword tags to web content, documents, message boards, " to facilitate search
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
" Liferay also optimizes updates to the site map information and makes new pages instantaneously searchable by external search engines."
"Liferay can be leveraged in a sophisticated Service Oriented Architecture as well as used for simple integrations via REST or RSS subscriptions. "
Dynamic Virtual Hosting and Vanity URL
"Liferay currently supports international localization and includes out-of-the-box support for 30+ languages"
Each user can then customize and personalize portions of community sites to their preferences.