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Liferay Portal Systems Development by Jonas X. Yuan

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Asset, tagging, and categorization

An asset can be defined formally as a resource, controlled by the entity as a result of past events, and from which future economic benefits are expected to flow to the entity. The portal uses assets to present any kind of entities, either core entities, such as, DLFileEntry, JournalArticle, BookmarkEntry, MBMessage, BlogsEntry, and so on, or custom entities, such as, KBArticle, MicroblogsEntry, PMUserThread, and so on.

Folksonomies are a user-driven approach to organizing content through tags, co-operative classification, and communication through shared metadata. The portal implements folksonomies through tags. A tag may be associated with content. With tags, you can tag almost anything: bookmarks entries, blog ...

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