A number of options are available to developers and administrators for configuring Alfresco Share to better fit into their environment. Many of these mechanisms are provided by the underlying Surf framework, therefore a knowledge of Surf is considered useful for anyone wishing to implement substantial customizations.
This section of the documentation looks at customizing Share through configuration files. Extending Share through more advanced techniques in discussed in the Developing Share Extensions section.
The main aspects of Share that can be configured are:
- General properties (for example port number, username and password)
- UI Controls
- Forms (custom types, built-in types, search, workflow)
- Menu bar
- Custom types and aspects