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WebCenter Content 12c is Here!

Beginning today, you will be able to download the installation kit for WebCenter Content v12c!  As always, we recommend that you wait for the first Bundle Patch release (12.2.1, rather than 12.1.1.0) before moving up to 12c, but here's a look at what's inside.  What's new?  Lots!  What's old?  Some... Need some help?  We have it!  Let's have a look:

New Features

Oracle WebCenter Content includes
the following new features and enhancements.

  • Oracle WebCenter Content User Interface
    • The interface for WebCenter Content has changed with
      an update to the Alta skin. It has some User Interface (UI) changes to go
      with it like relocation of some of the UI elements. For instance, the
      Title bar is moved to a drop down menu. The new UI is designed to reduce
      clutter.
    • The installation process for Oracle WebCenter Content
      is improved for this release. WebCenter Content User Interface is in the
      same WebLogic Server domain as other Oracle WebCenter Content components.
      See the new Installing and Configuring Oracle WebCenter Content
      guide for installation procedures.
    • Annotation support for
      documents. For more information see Using Oracle WebCenter Content

  • WebCenter
    Content Server
    • Imaging: in Release 12c (12.2.1), the Imaging
      component is embedded in the Content Server and provides the Imaging
      functionality to the WebCenter Content users. The Imaging 11g Upgrade
      tool that is provided by the Imaging component is enabled with Content Server
      by default and is used to migrate imaging documents to the latest version
      of WebCenter Content.

For more
information, see the Migrating Imaging 11g guide in Administering Oracle
WebCenter Content.

For the
upgrade information see Upgrade Guide for Oracle WebCenter.

  • Inbound Refinery

  • WebCenter
    Content Services
    • EventNotification Services, a
      new set of services for generating and publishing events.
    • Imaging Services, a new set of
      services related to imaging and annotations.
    • FLD_DELETE updated to support
      the new Trash feature.
    • FLD_RESTORE updated to accept
      a new input parameter, dRevLabel.
    • For more
      information see Services Reference for Oracle WebCenter Content.
  • HTML
    Converter Template Editor
    • The new HTML Converter
      Template Editor replaces the Transit technology Dynamic Converter
      template editor. It is a Java App that can be run inside a web browser as
      a Java applet. The interface has changed to support the new Template
      editor. For more information see Template Editor Guide for Dynamic
      Converter
      .

  • Desktop Integration Suite
    • The Desktop Integration Suite
      has many new features and enhancements. Some of the main enhancements
      include better integration with the Microsoft Office suite of products,
      access to the folders within WebCenter Content Server, and integration
      with Lotus Notes. For more information see Using Oracle WebCenter
      Content: Desktop
      .

  • Oracle WebCenter Enterprise
    Capture
    • New WLST commands to import & clone a workspace,
      display Import Processor tokens for a workspace, and delete specific
      Import Processor HA tokens.
    • Support for image preservation during import.
    • Support for document attachments.
    • Ability to find a document within a batch based on
      metadata.
    • Duplicate a document or page.
    • For more information see Managing Oracle WebCenter
      Enterprise Capture
      .

Deprecated Items

The following applications have been
deprecated in WebCenter Content in release 12c (12.2.1):

  • WebCenter Content IRM
  • WebCenter Content Content CPS
    (Content Portlet Suite)
  • WebCenter Content SharePoint
    WebParts
  • WebCenter Content Dynamic
    Converter Template Editor (Transit)
  • WebCenter Content Tracker Reports
  • WebCenter Content URM Adapters
  • WebCenter IPM Managed Server
  • WebCenter Content Integrated
    JSP TomCat Support

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Comments ( 3 )
  • Jonathan Hult Friday, October 23, 2015
  • Mujibur Rahiman M Monday, August 21, 2017
    working on WCC, intrested for new updates and implentations.
  • Alan Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Please follow this blog for new WebCenter Content releases and bundle patch via RSS Feed or Twitter (OracleWCCSupprt).
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