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GateIn Cookbook by Piergiorgio Lucidi, Luca Stancapiano, Ken Finnigan

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Making the gadget a portlet

The gadgets you have seen in previous recipes can be used only in the dashboard. It could be useful to manage the gadget as a portlet so that you can use all the portlet features, such as the security and event management, and manage them in any page of the portal.

Getting ready

You need the Gadget Wrapper Portlet . With it, you can add the gadget to any page of the portal and use the Portlet preferences for the configuration.

How to do it...

Follow these steps to make a gadget a portlet:

  1. Log in to GateIn and click on the Edit Page link of the home page as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it...
  2. Now move the Skype Talk gadget ...

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