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Liferay 6.2 User Interface Development by Jonas X. Yuan, Xinsheng Chen

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Creating our first layout template

The existing layout templates serve most purposes of our information technology projects. However, there are cases where we need to develop a custom layout template for our clients. We will now develop a custom layout template in the Liferay IDE.

In the Liferay IDE, perform the following steps:

  1. Navigate to File | New | Liferay Project. The Liferay plugin project screen pops up.
  2. Enter broccoli for Project name. The Display name value will automatically be Broccoli.
    Creating our first layout template
  3. Keep the default values for Liferay Plugins SDK and Liferay Portal Runtime.
  4. Click on the radio button for Layout.
  5. Click on Finish.

You will see a broccoli-layouttpl ...

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