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

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Updating the theme with your own files

Now you know how a new theme skeleton is created with the create theme script and where the files in css, images, javascript, and templates subfolders are copied from, when ant deploy command is executed in Liferay Plugins SDK. You also know the structures of each Velocity template in the theme. It is time to update the theme with your own files.

Changing the configuration to enable developer mode

Liferay Portal is flexible in the configuration of system properties and portal properties by setting the property name value pair in system.properties and portal.properties, respectively. These two files are packaged in ${PORTAL_ROOT_HOME}/WEB-INF/lib/portal-impl.jar.

By default, some of the portal properties have ...

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