O'Reilly logo

Liferay 6.x Portal Enterprise Intranets Cookbook by Katarzyna Ziółkowska, Piotr Filipowicz

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Managing document types and metadata sets

As was mentioned in the previous recipe, each file, while provided with metadata, becomes a document. By default, each document consists of information, such as name, description, category, tags, permissions, or related assets. Very often, the basic set is not sufficient. In such cases, it may be necessary to create a new document type, which allows us to provide a file with specific additional information.

How to do it…

It this recipe, we will describe how to define different types of documents and teach how to compose and use metadata sets.

Creating a new document type using metadata sets

To add a new document type, perform these steps:

  1. Log in as an administrator and go to Admin | Site Administration |

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required