The portal consists of three elements:
These are all required to set up an functional portal.
The tabs is a window that can contain one or several containers, each container in turn can contain several portlets. This is to give the portal an easy to use and understand structure.
On the top right under the user name is an three-line menu, click it and select "add new tab"
Internal name - choose an unique string to identify this tab. Tab title - choose an title of the tab, does not have to be unique. Tab description -Write an description that shows up when you hover over the tab. Content access group - select which flow roles that can access this tab.
Inside the tab there are containers, each one of these can host several portlets. Click the top right three-line menu of the tab header to create a container
Internal name - unique string to identify this container. Title - title of the container, does not have to be unique. Disable header - wether the header should show or not. Layout - Choose between row or tab layout, grid is strictly for data visualizer plugin. Header background color - choose which color the header background should be in. Header text color - choose the text color in the header. Width - the tab is a total of 12 "units" in width, a container therefore max be 12 in width, with this logic you can for example have 2 container with 6 in width on the same row.
Inside a container you can have portlets, these are the applications that visualize, calculate or creates something in the portal.
In this example we are going to use the flow client as a portlet.
- 1.On the top right of the container, choose the three-line menu and select "Add new portlet to portlet container".
- 2.Select "Flow Client" under "You can create a portlet from scratch".
- 3.Enter a unique portlet name and a portlet title.
- 4.Try try out your new flow client inside your portal.
Now you can experiment yourself by for example creating several containers and tabs, create other kinds of portlets and using the Portal documentation for more assistance.