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

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Common Liferay tags in portlets

We often see date input fields, a back button, exception messages, and paginated tables on Liferay portal pages. They have become patterns. As they are frequently used, Liferay has grouped them into custom tags. These tags are concise and practical. If we are familiar with them, they will save us time in coding the portlet user interface.

Liferay portal tags are JavaServer Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL) tags. Using Liferay tags has the following two benefits.

  • You get a complicated feature with only one tag.
  • Liferay UI tags have been tested. They do not introduce bugs. This saves testing time.

Liferay has defined or extended many portlet UI tags. In this chapter, we will talk about seven kinds of frequently used ...

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