Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Reviews

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May 18, 2021
HEBER MAURICIO AMUT VARELA | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We use Liferay as a digital workspace. We have designed an intranet where we include news, telephone directory, email, application portal, calendar, files and important documents are shared, agenda, quality management, mobile GTT, among others. This tool is used in all our departments. Its implementation has been very useful for our organization. It has facilitated the search for resources and gives us access to all our tools quickly and accurately, allowing us to streamline all our processes and perform our work efficiently.
  • Liferay's safety.
  • Flexibility and scalability.
  • Segmentation and personalization.
  • Its different features to manage content, users and roles.
  • It is open source.
  • Allows files and documents to be shared among registered users.
  • It requires technical expertise and the right people to achieve customization.
  • There is little documentation available for certain functions that make them a bit complex to master.
  • The SSL function for login.
It is ideal for building multiplatform digital experience solutions, where direct and control [over] the content and information is required, where a simple, friendly, intuitive, and also customized workspace design is required, and that generates unique and pleasant experiences to users. Also [well suited when you] need to make the development of effective, flexible, secure solutions that give speed in the development tasks and processes.
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October 22, 2019
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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We use Liferay DXP extensively to manage our content. It allows the business to make content updates with out the need for code deployments.
  • Theming
  • Customization based on user roles
  • Content Management
  • Flexibility
  • Harder to get started
  • Enterprise level of options can cause confusion
  • Development documentation could be better
Well suited for large enterprise-level projects that need customizable implementations.
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August 21, 2014
Varun Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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My current organization works with hundreds of other organizations to provide Healthcare related benefits. To support these benefits there are multiple applications/sites built on traditional application frameworks. However, as more and more client applications/sites were desired, along with the need for supporting new regulatory and market requirements, it became apparent that a different approach was needed. After extensive evaluation and research, the organization picked Liferay Portal as the base platform for new development and delivery of access to existing systems.

  • OpenSource: Liferay is open source portal framework so developers can easily extend or customize it for their organization or department based on their requirement.
  • OutOfBox: Liferay Portal is not only a portal platform. It also provides a 60+ applications and tools included in the form of portlets. These portlets are available out of the box or in the form of plugins.
  • MarketPlace: Liferay has it own market place (i.e app store) where developer or contributors are contributing their ideas (application) so community can use it freely (some are paid).
  • Enterprise-Ready Portal Solution: It is fully ready to support mission-critical, enterprise applications in an environment configured for multiple redundancies and 24/7 up-times.
  • High Availability and High Performance: Liferay Portal has been tested to support more than 3,000 concurrent transactions (33,000 simultaneous users) on a single 8-core application server, with mean login times under one second and maximum ½ throughput of 79+ logins per second. Liferay Portal has proven to handle millions of page views and over 1.3 million users.
  • Liferay Portal is also deployable to the Cloud and virtual server environments and ensures high availability and performance with: Hardware/Software Load Balancing, HTTP Failover, Session Replication
  • Distributed Cache using Lightweight Multicast Protocol
  • Terracotta, Oracle RAC, and other scalability solutions
  • Portal Security: It has good security model but in few areas it requires improvement.
  • Encrypt LDAP passwords on import
  • Log in should be via SSL by default
  • Upgrade/patch process should include an alert in the control panel
  • Add virus scan for uploaded files
  • Server Administration
  • Garbage Collector should be able to be scheduled to run from the control panel
  • Reindexing should be able to be scheduled from the control panel
  • Provide GUI to change the default Liferay favorite icon to any desired logo
  • LDAP mapping GUI to custom Liferay attributes
  • Configurations: Less configurations from properties files and provide more GUI to update from control panel.
Liferay Portal is a framework which comes with a fine grained security/permission model, (Web) Content Management, Authentication and Authorization, outbox portlets with different features to manage content or users. So if any business application has below questions then I can recommend not to use Liferay as a platform.
  • Application is big but not content or user driven.
  • Application with few static contents.
  • Application with batch transactions(DB) i.e. insert , update db records in batch.
  • Application with ERP capabilities.
  • Application with Big Data support.
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Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Scorecard Summary

What is Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)?

Liferay Digital Experience Platform is an enterprise-grade platform that enables companies to create and connect personalized digital experiences across web, mobile, social, in store and other touchpoints. It provides the technical foundation (deep integration, security and modularity) for a digital business to orchestrate unique customer experiences, as well as business value features to support a deeper understanding of their customers.

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Features

Has featureApplication Templates
Has featureAudience Targeting
Has featureAudit
Has featureBlogs
Has featureCalendars
Has featureCategories & Tags
Has featureDocuments & Media Library
Has featureForums/Message Boards
Has featureGeolocation
Has featureInline Image Editor
Has featureIntegration
Has featureLocalization Support
Has featureMicroblogs/Activity Feeds
Has featureMobile Device Detection
Has featureMobile Previews
Has featureNative Mobile App Development
Has featurePush Notifications
Has featurePolls
Has featureRecycle Bin
Has featureResponsive Themes
Has featureRole Based Content
Has featureSearch
Has featureSingle Page Applications
Has featureSocial Networking
Has featureStaging
Has featureSupport for Third-Party UI Frameworks
Has featureWeb Content Management
Has featureWeb Forms/Data Lists
Has featureWikis
Has featureWorkflow Engine

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Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
  • Entry-level set up fee?No

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Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, CentOS, Debian, IBM AIX, Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris, Red Hat Enterprise, SUSE Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu
Mobile Application:Apple iOS, Android, Mobile Web
Supported Languages: Arabic, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Catalan, Chinese, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Farsi/Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese