Chapter 5. Designing your site with themes and layout templates

This chapter covers

  • Creating theme and layout template projects
  • The structure of Liferay’s styles and layouts
  • Alloy UI and JavaScript in themes
  • Theme features, such as color schemes, conditional settings, and more

At one time, I was put in charge of the development standards for a particular web development platform at a Fortune 500 company. I’d just joined the company. A lot of applications on the company’s intranet were written on this platform, and pretty much every one of them looked different. Management had a goal to try to unify the user interfaces of all of these applications so end users would approach something familiar whenever they had to use one of these applications. ...

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