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:
Relevant Portal Features : The portal features that enable an external-facing portal
Workflow : How to set up and maintain an external-facing portal
For developer information about implementing an external-facing portal, see Implementing an External-Facing Portal in the Portal Developer Guide .
For accessibility information when implementing an external-facing portal, see Accessibility in the Portal .
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