Liferay Digital Experience Platform Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Founder & CEO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jan 15 2020

What is most valuable?

I think that manageability is very good and probably the most valuable part of a tool of this type. You can manage pages and you can manage the layout of each webpage. You can create templates very easily — content templates or page templates — and you can manage these in one place. It is a page management area. You do not have to go into management areas separately, you do not have to go to… more»

What needs improvement?

If you want to do something more lightweight, the effort you need to put in initially might be a bit high for your purposes. The learning curve is too steep if you want to do something simple. It may be better to take something that is more intuitive out-of-the-box like WordPress, or some other very simple content management system. To use Liferay Digital to its potential, you need some skills… more»

What other advice do I have?

The advice I would give to people considering this type of solution starts with the fact that we really like this platform and it has worked well for us. If you are a developer, you have a lot of options, services, APIs, and everything is open for your development because it is an open-source product. You can change what you need to. You can put in hooks and actually create the solution your… more»
RobertMakale
Consultant
IT Consultant at MFI
Jan 25 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the content manager, where you can configure events, the archival and preservation feature, and the workflow feature where before the document is scanned and awaiting… more»

What needs improvement?

The integration area needs to be improved. It needs to be more user-friendly. The integration and configuration need to be simplified. If for example, I had to configure the application to a payment… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's an open-source structure. The licensing cost was a one-off. Other costs are for professional services to integrate Liferay to other existing systems. Those are the main costs and also costs… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

As a national business portal, it is used as a content management solution and we have not used any other solution. For the archival and preservation system, we used an application called Saperion… more»

What other advice do I have?

With any application, the number one thing is to get the requirements-gathering stage done well, to identify your requirements to do your analysis properly. The requirements gathering needs to be very… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We knew of applications like Drupal, but we did some research through Google. We settled on Liferay because of it's open-source functionality and our end-user was keen on getting an open-source… more»
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