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The Google Hangouts app allows to start a new conversation with portal users.



  • List all users in the portal with their primary email.
  • Create a Hangout with single or multiple users
  • Save favorite groups and load them on demand
  • List all favorite groups that are saved along with options to View/Edit/Delete
  • Set the number of Users and Groups per page


  1. Obtain the Hangouts app from the Liferay Marketplace.
  2. Deploy the app in your existing out of the box Liferay installation. If you haven't installed Liferay, please download and follow the instructions to do so.
  3. Go to site page where you intend to add the Hangouts app.
  4. Click “Add” and search for Hangouts or navigate to Social category under registered Applications.


  1. To change the number of Users/Groups per page displayed, navigate to Preferences by clicking Options wheel on top right corner of app.
  2. Modify the values as needed and click Submit to persist the changes.


The Hangouts chat application is divided into two sections, 

  • Groups
    1. The upper section of the app allows to create User groups by selecting their email.
    2. Once a group is selected, the user can Open in Hangouts. 
    3. The selections can be saved for further use with appropriate names.
  • Users
    1. The bottom section of the app displays the users in portal along with their email.

Code repository

The latest source code is located at the following location:

Contact Us

We welcome feature/bug reports concerning the Hangouts app. Discussion helps clarify the ways the app can be used and also helps define directions for future development. Please post your concerns at


Change log:

New feature: Help page.


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