10 Great WebCenter Sites Resources (FatWire)

WebCenter Sites – formerly FatWire – provides a series of outstanding capabilities around Web Experience Management. As people look to learn more about the technology, I felt that it would be helpful to gather some good resources that span the WebCenter Sites and FatWire brands, to get a consolidated list of helpful destinations for ongoing education.  Hope this is helpful!

Fatwire Open Developer Community
Pretty active online forum for Q&A around development with the WC Sites platform.

Fatwire Yahoo Groups
Very active online community of WC Sites developers around the world averaging over 100 messages per month since 1999.

Fatwire Linkedin Group
Good exchange of Q&A across the community of WC Sites developers.

Oracle’s WebCenter Blog – Web Experience Management
The WebCenter blog contains more than just WC Sites content, but is a good place to learn about the latest product updates and from experts within the community.

Run by Dermot Butterfield a Senior Java Engineer, he provides a nice list of tutorials to get up and running with your implementation and understand of the platform.

Fat Coders
Run by Mirella Di Girolamo a Senior Fatwire Developer and Michele Sciabarra a CMS/Web Architect, provide a range of tips and tricks with the platform, as well as many helpful add ons and code samples.

Mohit Bansal
Mohit has a series of nice posts outlining WC Sites functionality along with detailed screen shots and code samples.

Function1 Blog 
A consulting team that provides some good introductory articles to help people get up to speed around WC Sites. Expecting more from them, as they expand their WC Sites practice.

Ludovic’ Blog
Ludovic ia a developer consultant around FatWire technologies and provides some nice insights into the technical inner workings of WC Sites on his blog.

WebCenter Sites Documentation
Documentation for the Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 1 (

As a bonus – for people contemplating migrating from WebCenter Content’s Site Studio technology, take a look at Bex Huff’s excellent tutorial for people trying to get up to speed on WC Sites coming from Site Studio backgrounds @ http://bexhuff.com/2012/04/fatwire-tutorial-for-site-studio-developers

Happy WebCenter Sites learning!


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