The new version of the Content Template Catalog is now on the Solutions Catalog! CTC4.3 can be downloaded here: https://greenhouse.lotus.com/plugins/plugincatalog.nsf/assetDetails.xsp?action=editDocument&documentId=3FD86133125CB80385257CD000824EB5
CTC 4.3 exploits the new features of the Digital Experience v8.5 platform to simplify the role of the site author and site developer.
New features include:
Create an index page and details page in one click
Guided creation of page... [More]
Content Template Catalog v4.1 (CTC 4.1) had been released on the Solutions Catalog!
CTC4.1 can be downloaded at this link: IBM Content Template Catalog 4.1 for WebSphere Portal v220.127.116.11
On top of the great features of CTC 4.0, CTC 4.1 adds the capabilities of the Portal NOW and Web Content Manager NOW solutions/sites in the form of the new internet and intranet site templates.
Additional CTC 4.1 features include better documentation, defect fixes, and:
Via Site Builder, you can... [More]
Our video for the IBM Content Template Catalog V3.0 is a VideoFest 2012 winner at Lotusphere 2012:
For more great videos about WCM, visit our YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/ADL4WCM/videos
The IBM Customer Experience Suite, IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager V8.0 beta 3 is now live!!! This beta release includes the IBM Forms beta in the VMWare image and available separately on our download site for customer installs. Beta Web Site - There are currently two links (RAD and Forms wiki) that are not correct - I have already sent a request to fix this problem. https://www14.software.ibm.com/iwm/web/cc/earlyprograms/lotus/portalopenbeta/ Beta Download Site... [More]
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog on August 30
Just a quick note to mention that a new Admin Course for version 7.0 of IBM Web Content Manager is now available.
This course provides you with comprehensive instruction on IBM® Web
Content Manager V7.0 administration, from basic Web Content Manager
terminology and concepts, to more advanced topics, such as setting up
and updating the authoring, testing, and delivery environments. In this
course, you will explore the possible topologies, discover how Web
Content Manager and... [More]
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog on Aug 3 2011
Here's a new video outlining the new nested navigation design feature in the latest BETA of IBM Web Content Manager.
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog on July 2011
Just a quick post to let you know that I've uploaded a new Video onto our YouTube Channel: How a page is generated using IBM Web Content Manager
This would be a good video to show to people to explain why a Web content management system is so important and why IBM Web Content Manager is a good solution.
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog by William Izard - July 1
Site Area Templates are a new feature in the latest WCM beta. You can
now use site area templates to define the properties, workflow, security
and elements of your site areas, in the same way that you could do so
for content in version 6.0 and 7.0.
The diagram shows how to create a site area template in the beta:
Once you've created a site area template, you can then create a site area with the template:
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog on June 7 2011
The authoring home page is a Beta preview feature available in the latest beta of IBM Web Content Manager. It allows you to present a simplified authoring interface for your business users:
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog by Trung Khuu - Apr 12 2011
Recently, i had the opportunity to present and attend Lotusphere.
So What is Lotusphere?
Lotusphere is an annual conference hosted
by IBM, held in Disney World, Florida. Apart from being a launch pad
for all new and upcoming Lotus products and releases, the event itself
consists of a week long conference, with a schedule of
presentations/tutorials/activities (and parties) where IBMer's, business
partners and customers get together and... [More]
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog on April 5 2011
As you have probably noticed, IBM Lotus Web Content Management has been rebranded and renamed to IBM Web Content Manager:
This is simply a change in name, not in function. No changes have been made to the product itself.
Key product assets and collateral, including the external web site,
sales and marketing kit on Sellers Workplace, have been updated to
reflect the new name.
Additionally, the electronic WCM licenses, part names and part descriptions have been... [More]
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog by Mark Hampton - Mar 21 2011
If you've had a play with Prosphero sample site for 6.1.5 or 7.0 you
may have noticed that there is no skin being used in the samples, which
essentially disables a number of inline features, including portlet drag
and drop and the inline configuration of portlets. The was done to to
avoid the layout inconsistencies introduced with the out of the box
To get around the layout issues, and still provide the inline editing
functions, a custom skin was... [More]
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog on Jan 10 2011
Just a quick note to let everyone know that a new training course for WCM 7.0 is now available:
Developing websites using IBM Lotus Web Content Management 7
This course was written by Melissa Howarth and yours truly (that's why
the Blog got a little quiet towards the end of last year)...The course
is a five-day instructor-led course designed to introduce the concepts
and skills necessary for a developer to build an authoring system and
website using IBM Lotus... [More]
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog by Hidehiro Uehara - Dec 13 2010
Do you have time-based content items on your web site, such as
limited-time-only bargain products? The new workflow offset feature in IBM Lotus Web Content Management 7.0 workflow actions can help you manage these time-based items.
In WCM 7.0, you do not have to calculate the exact date and time at
which your content items change their states (e.g. published to
expired). You can now configure some workflow actions(e.g. Scheduled
Move Action, Email Action... [More]
Originally posted on the ADL4WCM Blog by William Izard - Dec 7 2010
Cumulative Fix 8 is available now from the Fix Central website:
As well as many bug fixes, it includes some usability improvements for the breadcrumb and for content positioning.
Once you have installed Cumulative Fix 8, you will notice that the
usability of the breadcrumb has been improved to make navigating around
your libraries easier. Now, if you are viewing Content in one library: