WebSphere Portal Blogs, Wikis, Groups, and Feeds


Following are a variety of resources that we find useful in our work and that you might also.



WebSphere Portal family wiki
Find and contribute information about installing, administering, and using IBM WebSphere Portal and all the offerings in the WebSphere Portal Family such as WebSphere Portal Enable, WebSphere Portal Extend, WebSphere Portal Express, Lotus Web Content Management, and IBM Accelerators for WebSphere Portal.


A Portal to a Portal
Dave Hay's blog, which tends to present upon the same general subject matter that we do. If you like this wiki, I think you'll like this one too; similar subject matter and consistently frequent posting.

Best Practice - WebSphere Portal and WCM
Kaushal posts a lot of interesting stuff.

The Connections Blog
All the latest Lotus Connections news from Stuart McIntyre and Sharon Bellamy.

Portal Solutions Blog
Perficient's blog full of interesting, insightful and entertaining perspectives on portals, content management and enterprise communication tools.

Extreme Portal Blog

Taking Notez
David Wilkerson's notes from his work with with WebSphere Portal, Domino, and Other IBM Technology.

Vivek Agarwal's Blog
Vivek is a Portal and Enterprise Software Solutions Architect and IBM Gold Consultant, working for Xtivia (a small consulting company) in Austin, Texas, USA. He has been working with WebSphere, Lotus and Tivoli brand products for many years, and has extensive experience in applying these products in well-architected business solutions. He started working with WebSphere Portal in its infancy in December 2001, and is an IBM Certified Solution Developer and Administrator for WPS. He has worked with several clients on multiple projects based on WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Portal, ranging from Proof-of-Concept to architecture and deployment of a multi-master, multi-site, clustered WebSphere Portal-based Corporate Intranet/Extranet. Other than working with IBM products, he has extensive knowledge and experience with using various J2EE technologies and Java/non-Java open source products/components.

Marshall Lamb's Portal administration and performance blog

Siva R Vaka's Blog
Siva is an IBM Websphere Portal and IBM WCM Consultant who posts a lot of great technical information related to his experiences.

Socialize Me
A blog about how Enterprise 2.0 accelerates innovation in the workplace from Luis Benitez, a Social Software Product Manager at IBM.

WebSphere Notes (Sunil Patil's Blog)
Sunil Patil is a WebSphere Portal consultant with an impressive list of certifications and also author of few books and articles.

WebSphere Portal in Action, Joey Bernal

Anthony (Joey) Bernal is a member of the IBM Software Services for Lotus, Portal Technology Team. He has an extensive background in all aspects of WebSphere Portal and has worked with dozens of portal projects. Joey is an accomplished author, speaker, and instructor in various topics concerning WebSphere Portal and related technologies. He is co-author of

. The focus of his blog is WebSphere Portal. It includes best practices and common issues with architecture, design, programming, installation and configuration, and on-going operations within a portal environment.

WebSphere Portal Blog, Colin MacLeod

Specialised in enterprise web solutions using IBM and ATG technology, Colin serves London and the South East of England. Colin has proven experience working for some of Europe's biggest firms and he often posts handy notes as he performs his craft. The focus of his blog covers Workplace, Portlet Development, WebSphere Portal, and General WAS Tips.

A weblog by Raúl Muñoz, an IBM Collaboration Solutions Architect working with web experience technologies that include WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager.

WPS Portal project (Enguerrand Spindler)
Enguerrand Spindler is currently working in a French company as Portal Architect. Since 2003, he has been involved in several portal projects (internet, intranet, extranet) using the IBM WPS solution. Starting as a developer (with WPS version 4.1 and WCM 1.0), he has also led various portal deployment as project manager.

Fernando Karnagi's Weblog
Fernando modestly describes himself as an "Indonesian married guy who lives in Singapore and work closely with Java and IBM systems". He posts valuable experiences on his work with WebSphere.


developerWorks WebSphere Portal Discussion Forum
This forum mirrors the ibm.software.websphere.portal-server newsgroup

developerWorks Workplace Web Content Management Discussion Forum
A discussion forum for both the Domino and Java editions of Workplace Web Content Management.

developerWorks IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1 Beta Discussion Forum
This is a discussion forum for the beta version of WebSphere Portal V6.1. Please use this forum to discuss queries relating to the installation, configuration, development, administration and use of WebSphere Portal 6.1 beta. Another forum exists for the generally available version of WebSphere Portal and WebSphere Portal Express.

WebSphere Community Forum - WebSphere Portal


IBM Software Support RSS Product feed for WebSphere Portal
Stay up to date with the latest fixes and support statements for WPS

IBM WebSphere Portal Catalog - new entries
Find out what's new in the WebSphere Portal Catalog

IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1 Beta Discussion Forum Feed
Follow along with ongoing discussions about the coming WPS 6.1

YouTube Channels

IBM WebSphere Portal YouTube Channel
Various presentations and video demonstrations of WebSphere Portal in action.