WebSphere Portal Express - Customizing Portal Express for Small to Medium Business

An IBM Redpaper publication



Abstract

This IBM Redpaper provides a hands-on example of how to customize solutions for your small and medium business using WebSphere Portal Express, Lotus Component Designer, and WebSphere Portlet Factory.

This paper introduces and builds upon a specific scenario and sample application, then shows how to achieve basic, intermediate, and advanced levels of customization using the options within WebSphere Portal Express, Lotus Component Designer, and WebSphere Portlet Factory. The key topics of this paper are:

- Introduction to WebSphere Portal Express
- The options for customization in WebSphere Portal Express
- Basic customization, focusing on how to customize Web sites, logos, themes, and skins
- More advanced customization using Lotus Component Designer
- Building and deploying components using Lotus Component Designer
- More advanced customization using WebSphere Portlet Factory
- Building on above scenario, but adding backend lookup built using WebSphere Portlet
- Building and deploying component within WebSphere Portlet Factory

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to WebSphere Portal Express
Chapter 2. Introduction to customization in WebSphere Portal Express
Chapter 3. Introduction to Lotus Component Designer
Chapter 4. Customization using Lotus Component Designer
Chapter 5. Customization using WebSphere Portlet Factory
Chapter 6. Inter-portlet communication
Chapter 7. Introduction to composite application framework and templates
Appendix A. Installation and configuration best practices
Appendix B. Configuring the ITSOCOOL environment
Appendix C. Additional material



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Publish Date
25 October 2007


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IBM Form Number
REDP-4316-00

Number of pages
298