11g Folders – organized, optimized, modernized

At Collaborate 2012, held April 22-26, 2012, I spoke about the new WebCenter Content 11g Folders component (previously known as FrameworkFolders). I had the privilege of presenting with Vijay Ramanathan, Director of Product Management at Oracle Corporation. The new component, now simply called Folders (although the component is still named FrameworkFolders), is the successor to Contribution Folders (folders_g). […]

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Force content type choice

Out of the box, WebCenter Content defaults to the first value in an option list (if no default is set and no value is set via a rule). A question was asked yesterday on the Oracle WebCenter Content forum about how to default Content Type (dDocType) to an empty/blank option so that the user is forced to select a […]

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Favorite WebCenter Content filters

WebCenter Content filters are a great way to hook into core functionality and alter what is happening during a service call. Below are some of my most used and favorite filters to hook into. addFiles – Executed during a checkin just before the files are added to the vault directory. This is a good place […]

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Database listener – service not registered

I recently renamed the hostname on a machine running Oracle Database 11gR2 Express Edition. I had no idea doing so would cause my database listener to crumble. I tried editing listener.ora and tnsnames.ora to change the HOST parameter to use the new hostname. However, this did not solve the problem. Running lsnrctl status continued to show that my […]

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Hide header menu

The header menu is the light blue bar that shows actions and settings. It is commonly seen on Content Information and Search Results pages. Occasionally, we may want to hide this menu. This menu can be hidden by passing the variable hideHeaderMenu in the URL to the service call. You can also create a rule side effect […]

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