Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Essentials

Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Essentials

The Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Essentials (1Z0-462) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g solutions. This certification covers topics such as: Oracle WebCenter Sites Deployment, Architecture, Asset Modeling, Template Design and Publishing. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

Successfully completing the requirements of this certification track earns the designation of Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Certified Implementation Specialist. This certification differentiates OPN members in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. This certification helps the OPN member's partner organization qualify for the Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Specialization.

Exam Number:
120 minutes
Associated Certifications:
Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Certified Implementation Specialist

OPN Certified Specialist
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Exam Price:
US $245

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Passing score subject to change.
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Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 11g
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle PartnerNetwork training
Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Essentials - Exam Study Guide
Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Implementation Boot Camp
Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g Implementation Specialist
Oracle University Training
WebCenter Sites 11g for Developers
WebCenter Sites 11g: Architecture
WebCenter Sites 11g for System Administrator


Additional Information & Resources
Exam Retake Policy
Specialization Catalog (PDF) for all launched and planned Specializations
Product Mapping to Specialization (XLS)


Exam Topics

Solution Overview

  • Describe Oracle WebCenter Sites concepts and terminology
  • Explain the business value, key positioning statements and potential ROI of WebCenter Sites
  • Describe the components and architectural model of WebCenter Sites, including all available user interfaces and website building process
  • Describe dependent Oracle technology components in the WebCenter system architecture and their impact on integration

Building the Content and Asset Data Model

  • Describe Assets, Asset Types, Asset Definitions and Parent Assets
  • Describe Asset relationships, dependencies and core asset types
  • Model WebCenter Sites Basic vs. Flex Assets
  • Configure optimized URL Assembly
  • Create a page asset

Building Templates

  • Create a new Template
  • Retrieve and render asset data in a template
  • Build a navigation bar
  • Create an In-Context Template ready for content creation and editing

Configuring a New CM Site

  • Explain user authentication, authorization and roles
  • Create a CM site
  • Create users and assign roles with WebCenter Sites WEM Admin interface

Configuring Content Delivery Methods

  • Describe delivery methods and architecture, including dynamic real-time publishing, static publishing and mobile delivery
  • Explain the approval and workflow process
  • Create a destination for Dynamic Publishing
  • Configure a CM Site for the destination server
  • Approve and publish content assets
  • Archive your website with Site Capture

Programming and Integration

  • Explain Rendering Models and Patterns
  • Describe the WebCenter Sites developer tools
  • Describe the available APIs, integration platforms, variables and lists
  • Develop a new gadget
  • Implement  AJAX, MVC, and other J2EE extensions with WebCenter Sites' templating

Installation, Configuration and Deployments

  • Describe how to install and configure WebCenter Sites
  • Administer and Configure a WebCenter Sites deployment
  • Troubleshoot a WebCenter Sites deployment
  • Provide advice for optimal installation and configuration of WebCenter Sites
  • Configure WebCenter Sites in a highly available clustered architecture
  • Customize WebCenter Sites interfaces

Authenticating and Authorizing Users

  • Describe the Oracle WebCenter Sites native user management
  • Implement WebCenter Sites authentication for external applications
  • Configure WebCenter Sites authorization to an external system

Performance Tuning and Optimization

  • Describe caching strategies and their impact on performance
  • Tune WebCenter Sites Satellite Server
  • Tune Third-party CDNS or video streaming services to increase performance
  • Tune WebCenter Sites multi-channel delivery
  • Tune and optimize WebCenter Sites publishing

Extend WebCenter Sites Customer Experience

  • Describe the Search Engine Integration Framework
  • Implement WebCenter Sites editorial and end-user search
  • Implement WebCenter Sites with third-party translation services
  • Describe the Global Site Foundation model
  • Add user generated content using the WebCenter Sites Community Server
  • Manage site components using the WebCenter Sites Gadget Server


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