Java Object Cache in a clustered WebCenter Portal (Spaces) environment

When working with WebCenter Spaces it is recommended to configure the Java Object Cache (JOC) to increase performance as described in following section of the Enterprise Deployment Guide.In a clustered environment the JOC is responsible for synchronizi…

Managing Oracle Documents Cloud Service files via curl commands

  Oracle Documents Cloud Service allows users to keep their files in the cloud. It allows organizations to centralize their data. This blog post covers how to manage your files from a terminal. It could be a terminal running on your MacBook laptop, Windows desktop, or Linux server. Command-line tools are a simple applications to upload […]

Best Practice: WebCenter Sites Workflow Start Step

One of the key features of WebCenter Sites is its built-in workflow capabilities. While some see workflow as “onerous”, for auditing purposes it can’t be beat. For the majority of projects, we recommend clients adopt workflow for managing their web content as it will clearly identify who/what/when when it comes to who made the edit, […]

Fusion Applications WebCenter Content Integration – Automating File Import/Export

Introduction Oracle WebCenter Content, a component of Fusion Middleware, is a strategic solution for the management, security, and distribution of unstructured content such as documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and video. Oracle Fusion Applications leverages Oracle WebCenter Content to store all marketing collateral as well as all attachments. Import flow also uses it to stage the CSV files […]

Double Buffered Caching with inCache in WebCenter Sites 11gR1

  To download this paper click on: Double Buffered Page Caching with inCache   Double Buffered Page Caching with inCache in WebCenter Sites 11gR1   Introduction   Page Caching is a very important in WebCenter Sites for achieving high performance. WebCenter Sites delivers dynamic pages. When a visitor requests a web page WebCenter Sites executes […]

Tips for Installing WCSites11gR1on Exalogic

This paper can be downloaded by clicking: Installing WebCenter Sites on Exalogic Ver1.0   Tips for Installing WebCenter Sites 11gR1 on Exalogic   Background: Recently I had the opportunity to install WebCenter Sites on Exalogic. Everything, including the database, was to be installed on the same Exalogic box. In this aspect the installation was different […]

How to Get Mobile Access to WebCenter Portal Activity Stream

Introduction Oracle WebCenter Portal (WCP) provides the activity stream for a portal via a Representational State Transfer (REST) interface. This article describes accessing this activity stream from a mobile device, making use of the Oracle Service Bus (SB), and the Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF). The WCP activities are persisted on the mobile device using […]

Summary of Mobile Access to WebCenter Portal Activity Stream

Introduction Oracle WebCenter Portal (WCP) provides a list of activities that have recently occurred in a portal, called an activity stream, via a Representational State Transfer (REST) interface. This article summarizes accessing this activity stream from a mobile device, making use of the Oracle Service Bus (OSB), and the Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF). The […]

WebCenter Sites and WebCenter Content Integration

WebCenter Sites and WebCenter Content Integration   Overview WebCenter Sites is a great tool for business users and marketers to easily manage their Web Experience. WebCenter Content allows consolidation of all enterprise documents and digital assets in a single repository. Its transformation engine easily creates different renditions of the documents and images. As enterprise standard, […]

Development Lifecycle for Task Flows in Oracle WebCenter Portal Builder

Introduction This articles promotes the paper published by A-Team which steps you through the development lifecycle of a sample task flow in WebCenter Portal Builder. The document shows how to develop and test a task flow in JDeveloper, then describes how to deploy, redeploy, and use the task flow in WebCenter Portal, as well as […]

Unable to See Coherence MBean in Enterprise Manager Configured for WebCenter Portal Content Presenter

Introduction After configuring Coherence Cache for WebCenter Portal Content Presenter customer was not able to see the Coherence MBeans in the Enterprise Manager. Futher investigation revealed that the issue was due to configuration in WebLogic Server. Main Article After configuring Coherence Cache for WebCenter Portal Content Presenter customer was not able to see the Coherence […]

Working with Multiple Versions of an Asset Concurrently in WebCenter Sites

Working with Multiple Versions of an Asset Concurrently   Introduction Many times there is a requirement to work on the multiple versions of an asset concurrently. For example, you may be working on one version of Home Page. But, before the version of Home Page goes live, you may have to start work on the […]

Localization Patterns Using WebCenter Sites

Introduction Translating and managing localized web content is a complex undertaking for most enterprises. The number of use-cases WebCenter Sites (WCS) clients have come up with that we have seen in the real-world is enormously varied. One might think that with regard to translations that “all clients have the same requirements” but that is simply […]

WC Sites Groovy Wrapper CSElement Example

Introduction Akamai enables one to not only cache pages based upon the URI requested (e.g. /en/download/index.jsp) but also with a flexible cache key. This permits many variations of a single URI to be cached by Akamai based upon some value. Effective caching of content thereby offloading serving content to Akamai is critical for Oracle – […]

How to Manage Single-use Accounts and Multiple Scripts When Testing WebCenter with OATS

Introduction A previous blog post discussed how to generate and consume user accounts when testing WebCenter with OATS.  In this scenario, the generated user accounts can only be used once. This blog post addresses the additional complexity of multiple scripts that each do a part of the overall test case, with each script using the […]

ADF-WebCenter Responsive-Adaptive Design Beyond

Introduction A topic that comes up frequently in many ATEAM customer engagements is what are the best practices for producing a responsive design for a WebCenter application. There are many informative blogs and presentations on how to achieve this through-out the web. The methodology and strategies used by the authors will often depend on the […]

Why use Groovy with WebCenter Sites?

Besides the “cool” factor, one of the main use-cases for Groovy with WebCenter Sites is to invoke it from an XML wrapper or small utility pages like SystemEvents. The wrapper can just be a caller to a java class without the need to wrap it in a Seed and use CALLJAVA. For instance the open-source […]

High availability considerations for WebCenter Portal and ADF

Introduction High availability is very important in large WebCenter installations. It allows users to gracefuly switch from one node to another node in the cluster. This allows user to keep their session in case a node goes down. In order for this to work, some conciderations need to be made when implementing a WebCenter Portal […]

Optimizing content cache performance in WebCenter Portal

Introduction When integrating content with WebCenter Portal it is important to deliver the content in a performant way. WebCenter Portal can do this by leveraging Coherence cache for content integration. This will allow a faster delivery of the content and by tweaking the cache setting it will also improve performance in WebCenter Content. In this artice […]

Customizing specific instances of a WebCenter task flow

Introduction Customizing the framework task flows in WebCenter is a common requirement for customers.  With MDS, customization rules are layered but often customers will need to customize specific instances of their task flows, or have different levels of customization on different instances or pages which are all under the same MDS layer. This post walks […]