Web content substitution variables

HCL Web Content Manager uses several substitution variables that are defined in the configuration for IBM® WebSphere® Application Server.

If you need to modify these variables, use the WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console for the application server. If you are working with a managed cell or cluster, use the WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console for the deployment manager.
Table 1. Web content substitution variables
Variable Description
WCM_CONTEXT_ROOT The context root for the enterprise application for Web Content Manager.

Example: wps/wcm

Example: lotus/wcm

WCM_HOST The fully qualified host name of the server.

Example: www.example.com

WCM_ILWWCM_HOME This variable is the directory where the Web Content Manager application is installed

Example: PortalServer_root/wcm

WCM_PORT The port number that is used to access the portal.

Example: 10038

WCM_SCHEMA The database schema name of the JCR domain that is configured for use with HCL Digital Experience Portal.

Example: jcr

WCM_SEARCHSEED_CONTEXT_ROOT The context root for the Search Seed portlet.

Example: wps/wcmsearchseed

WCM_WEB_APP_HOME The directory path where the ilwwcm.war file is located.

Example: AppServer_root/wp_profile/installedApps/node_name/wcm.ear/ilwwcm.war

Example: AppServer_root/installed_apps/cell-name/wcm.ear/ilwwcm.war

WCM_WPS_CONTEXT_ROOT The context root or base URI for the portal. All URLs beginning with this path is reserved for the portal.

Example: wps


WCM_WPS_DEFAULT_HOME The default portal page. This page is the page for users who are not logged in.

Example: portal


WCM_WPS_PERSONALIZED_HOME The portal page for users who are already logged in to the portal. This page cannot be accessed by anonymous users.

Example: myportal



The context root or base URI for the portal, including a trailing slash.

Example 1: wps/


Example 2: Empty context root