A new sample for of an Angular 4 is available for IBM Digital Experience (DX) solutions WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager V8.5 and 9. This sample illustrates building an Angular 4 application and deploying it as a script application. It includes all the configuration and build steps needed to get the application running smoothly in WebSphere Portal.
A new tool is available for automatically generating an installable DX theme PAA from an existing WordPress theme. The tool will create the DX theme in seconds, complete with static templates, modules and dynamic content spots. Instead of copying, editing and moving files around manually, just run the tool and install the new theme in a few minutes. Then clean up the existing WordPress PHP code from the new DX theme, and it’s good to go.
There are many third-party frameworks available to help web developers quickly build up an efficient site. It’s quite simple to integrate these third-party frameworks into your Digital Experience theme, and in some cases they are already available. CF08 introduced the Simple Theme that has a Bootstrap module available, and a new article shows how to add any version of Bootstrap into your existing Digital Experience theme.
Web developers use many different theme architectures to create their sites. One of the most popular frameworks is WordPress. The theming architectures of the Digital Experience and WordPress have many similarities, and a new article details these similarities and how to use them to convert a WordPress theme into a Digital Experience theme.
This article gives an outline on how to transform a WordPress theme into a Digital Experience (DX) v8.5 theme. It assumes that the reader is familiar with WordPress themes and has access to a Digital Experience environment. WordPress and DX both have a flexible and robust theme architecture, and as such, not all artifacts of a WordPress theme will map directly into the DX theme. This article covers the basics and shows you how to get a WordPress-based DX theme off to a great start.