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Urc Documentation

  • Created: Sun, 22 Mar 2015
  • latest Update: Fri, 30 Nov 2018
  • By: Khaoula


Deliverable are:

urc-theme-6.2.x.0.war: The theme installation package. 

urc-theme-src-6.2.x.0-ce-ee: The theme source code.

You can download the packages (or one of its older version) from our software catalog.  

User documentation

This section will allow you to start using the theme directly in your new website or an existing (For an existing one, please read carefully section Use the Webcontent templates)


To install the theme in your Liferay instance, you can either:

  • Hot deploy : Copy the theme war to <liferay installation>/deploy folder which will trigger the theme hot deployment.
  • Use the App Manager : The theme can be installed using the App Manager by going to Control Panel -> Apps ->  App manager and then clicking Install tab and then upload the war file. This will also trigger hot deployment. 

To be able to use the templates for Site and Webcontent that are shipped with the theme, you need to install the Resources Importer plugin. It can be downloaded and installed from the Control Panel -> Apps ->  Store

If you don't install the Resources Importer , the theme will stay in the deployment queue and will not complete deployment. You will see the following INFO message in Liferay Log: 


urc-theme is still in queue because it is missing resources-importer-web. 

This is due to the dependancy on these two portets declared in the liferay-plugin-package.properties file of the theme


Apply the theme

If you installed Liferay themes before you can skip this session.

After installing the theme, you can apply it to your actual site pages by opening the page manager

When the popup opens, you have to select "Look and Feel" in the box left and select "URC" as a new theme as showed below and save to apply the changes.

Using the Site Template

The Site Template has the same pages as the themes Demo Site in Themeray. You can use it as a template for your new Site organization and adpat it to your need.

When creating the organization in the Control panel of Liferay through "Control Panel -> Users and Organizations -> Add".

On "Organization Site"  check the box "Create Site". For public pages select "Urc Theme" as showed below and save.

Change the Theme Settings

As mentioned below, to change the theme settings you have to open the "Admin" dropdown in the Dockbar, click "pages", than select "Public pages" Changing the theme settings you can: 

  • Change the color scheme throught the gear capability in the frontend theme
  • Display the location you want with the map
    Display footer text
    Display the social icons and the logo

Change the color scheme

Urc ships with many different color schemes.Changing the color scheme is available with the gear capability



Display the  footer

widgets-footer-section-x-article-id field should contain the ID of the webcontent of the Footer ( FOOTER in the screenshot above). 

Use the Webcontent templates

Important notice: When you create an organization Site based on the theme as explained before, all the templates will be ready for use in your new Site pages. However, when you apply the theme to existing website, the templates (and their corresponding structures) will not be available for use. For this, you have to update your actual Site templates from the themes Site templates performing the following steps:

Please go to control panel  -> Site Templates -> urc Theme   -> Content ->Web Content. After that please click  Configuration icon as marked in the screenshot below.

Please choose Export/Import and than click the save button. Please save the lar file and than close the Popup. After that please go back to your site and redo the same process to import the lar you exported. 

Important notice: You have to unsure that your portal language is set to en_Us on the moment of the import.

To use one of these templates, please create a new webcontent and click in the structure icon as showed below.

The following additional webcontent structures should showed.


The testimonial is a configurable web content where you can build your site testimonial section with quotes and videos.


The parallax is a configurable web content where you can build parallax section with the image and title.



The portfolio is a configurable web content where you can build portfolio section with the image,title and text.



The Map is a configurable web content where you can set a map section with the geographic coordinates Latitude and Longitude of a Point using your Api (from google or any map api provider).


Our client silder

The 'Our client'  slider is a configurable web content where you can set a custom slider section with the logos or images.


Features silder

The 'Features'  slider is a configurable web content where you can set a custom slider section with the images without arrows and there is another version which is used for the home slider with arrows.


Features content

The Features content is a configurable web content where you can set a custom feature section with the 2 images and Title.


The Blog content is a configurable web content where you can set a custom text section with the text and Title.