Alfresco for End Users

Summary

This eLearning course is designed for end users and project managers who are new to Alfresco and need to learn how to use and configure it for use in their day-to-day activities.

Description

End Users Course Summary

Through a combination of learning modules and hands-on labs, students will learn the basics of the Alfresco Share Graphical User Interface and how to use it in their day-to-day activities.

Duration 4 hours

Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will become familiar with Alfresco and the Share interface. You will learn how to create sites and invite users to collaborate on content. In addition you will be learn to configure your user and site dashboards to meet your needs, by changing the theme and adding and removing dashlets and site pages.

Audience

This course is aimed at End Users who have no prior knowledge of Alfresco.

Prerequisites None

 

Setup Requirements

For this training your computer needs to meet the following requirements:

 

  • Broadband Internet access
    • Minimum download speed of 1.16 Mb/Sec (150 kb sec)
  • Compatible web browser:
    • Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Apple Safari 
  • Latest version of Java 1.6 or 1.7

 

 

Course Outline

Alfresco provides a rich web-based collaboration environment for managing documents, wiki content, blogs and more.The Share interface leverages the Alfresco repository to provide content services and uses the Alfresco Surf platform to provide the underlying presentation framework.

 

Introducing Alfresco

 

  • Overview
  • Architecture overview
  • Alfresco versions
  • Support services

 

Share user dashboard

 

  • Overview
  • Dashlets 
  • My tasks dashlet 
  • Customizing the dashboard 
  • Editing your profile 
  • Searching for sites, content and people including advanced search 
  • Shared files 
  • My Files 
  • My Tasks 

 


Share sites 

 

  • Overview 
  • Searching for sites 
  • Creating a site 
  • Site members and permissions 
  • Following users 
  • Site pages 
  • Datalists 
  • Wikis 
  • Blogs 
  • FAQs 
  • Calendar 
  • Data Lists
  •  Discussions

 


Share document library 

 

  • Overview 
  • Overview of different content/page ‘views’ 
  • Document and folder permissions 
  • Creating folders including from Template 
  • Tags and categories 
  • Adding content (uploading, drag and drop, creating) 
  • Editing content 
  • Editing in Google Docs 
  • Deleting content 
  • Copying and moving documents and folders 
  • Creating a zip file 
  • Sharing content via ‘URLs’ and ‘Public’ 
  • Making content relevant through favorites and linking 
  • Check in/Check out 
  • Versioning 
  • Document types including changing 
  • Aspects 

 

 Automating content

 

  • Overview 
  • Workflows – OOB workflows, custom workflows, user created workflows 
  • Rules 
  • Synching with Alfresco in the Cloud

 

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