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Web Content Management: Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver Portal

The Web Content Management capabilities of SAP NetWeaver Portal are provided by Web Page Composer (WPC). This new tool enables your business users to manage most of the business-relevant WCM tasks (for example creating and updating web sites, pages, and content) in an easy and effective way without the involvement of administrators or portal experts. Only the necessary and technical tasks (for example creating additional page templates, layouts and styles, offering application content) are dedicated to appropriate people in your IT department.

Note: The information on this page focuses on Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3.


Overview

Web Page Composer is a tool for business users that facilitates the creation and management of portal pages that can combine business applications with user-generated Web content and static content. In this way, major content creation activities can be performed directly by business users, enabling IT personnel to focus on core tasks and innovation. Web Page Composer provides an intuitive work environment that is fully based on standard portal capabilities. Applications and content can be integrated from SAP and non-SAP sources. Portal pages can be enriched with applications and user-generated, unstructured content such as articles, news, documents, and banners.

 

In contrast to the more document-centric content provided by KM the tight integration of Web Page Composer with the portal also allows you to use application content (e.g. iViews providing dynamic reports, and stock quotes) on your web pages. This content is directly available via the portal content directory (PCD). In addition, all capabilities of the external facing portal (e.g. light framework page and short URLs) are supported by WPC. This allows the implementation of intranet, extranet and Internet scenarios.

 

Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver 7.3  

This presentation gives an overview on the new Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver 7.3 and explains basic concepts and key capabilities.

 

Demos

Demo on Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver 7.3  

In this demo you see the Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver 7.3 and how easy it is to create, edit and publish web pages in the Portal.

 

How-to Guides

How to Create New Web Forms with Web Page Composer  

With the Web Page Composer for SAP NetWeaver 7.3, you use Web forms to enter content for areas. This How-To Guide explains how to create new Web forms for Web Page Composer. To walk you through the steps necessary to complete the task, we have used an example Web form.

 

How to Create Custom Layouts with Web Page Composer  

This How-To Guide explains how to create new custom layouts for Web Page Composer.

 

How To Integrate the TinyMCE JavaScript Content Editor in Web Page Composer  

This How-to Guide explains the basic steps you need to perform to replace the standard Web Page Composer editor by the TinyMCE editor, including the required development and the configuration changes needed to integrate the new component.

 

How-To Add Sensitive Content into an Area of Web Page Composer  

With the new version of Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver 7.3, authors can easily create contextual areas of content that can be exposed to set of users defined by roles, groups or users. This How-to Guide explains how to add sensitive content to an area, for viewing only by a defined subset of users (such as a group of managers).

 

Blogs


Documentation

Web Page Composer in the SAP Library  

The documentation set of Web Page Composer contains the following areas: configuration, user information, extending Web Page Composer and also accessibility.

 

Release Notes  

The release notes describe the features, enhancements and changes for Web Page Composer (WPC) in SAP NetWeaver 7.3

 

Notes (S-User necessary for access)

Note 1371703 - WPC for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 - Upgrade Information  

Attached to this note is the following information: Web Page Composer migration concepts, the scope of the migrated data and the relevant restrictions, as well as information on the post-upgrade steps you need to perform in order to ensure better migration results.

 

Web Page Composer 7.0

Information on Web Page Composer 7.0  

The page refers to information on Web Page Composer 7.0 (How-to Guides, documentation, blogs etc.).

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