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Implementing an External-Facing Portal


The portal includes a set of features that enable the use of the portal as an external-facing portal. These features provide the following:

  • Improved performance over the internet by reducing the number of resources required for each request. An external-facing portal avoids the use of resource-heavy HTMLB and client-side eventing (EPCM).

  • Web-like behavior , such as the use of the standard browser buttons, such as Back , Forward and Refresh , for navigation.

  • Easy customization of the portal look and feel with the use of tag libraries for creating navigation iViews and page layouts with custom iView trays.

This section includes the following:

For developer information about implementing an external-facing portal, see Implementing an External-Facing Portal in the Portal Developer Guide .