You discovered in the Chapter 2, Getting Started with Alfresco, that Alfresco Share is based on the concept of pages. In each site, you can add or remove pages depending of the use of this site. Alfresco Share already provides out-of-the-box pages like Document Library, Calendar, Wiki, Discussions, Blog, Links or Data Lists. In the previous section, we discovered how to create new dashlets to your different dashboards to be able to display custom content. Sometimes, the use of dahslets is not sufficient, and you want to display more information and more features. In this case, you need to create a new Surf page.
In this section, we'll: