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Alfresco 3 Web Content Management by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majmudar, Amita Bhandari, Munwar Shariff

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Integrating WCM with external applications—case studies

In an earlier chapter on web forms, we talked about how we can use Alfresco WCM for content production. Now in this section, we will discuss some of the case studies where the actual application is outside of Alfresco, but the content will be stored in Alfresco WCM and needs to be served from Alfresco only. For that, we can use Alfresco web scripts, which will act as an integration point for Alfresco WCM content and the actual application.

Integrating Alfresco WCM and Liferay with a news portlet

Let's consider the case where we want to have a news portlet in some Liferay Portal Application. So here, rendering of the portlet will be handled in Liferay, but the actual news content and the headlines ...

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