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Figure 10-7 Portal User Interface page under Portal Administration node
10.3.1 Manage Pages
The Manage Pages portlet will help you to:
򐂰 Create a new page or label, and edit, delete, activate/deactivate, and re-order
a page, label or URL.
򐂰 Edit properties of pages, URLs and labels.
򐂰 Assign access to pages, URLs and labels.
When you open the Manage Pages portlet, you will see the window shown in
Figure 10-8 on page 522.
Note: Pages can be in a tree structure within Portal. One page can have
multiple pages underneath.
Note: In WebSphere Portal V4.x, Manage Places and Pages provided the
same functionality as Manage Pages in WebSphere Portal V5. With additional
functionalities offered by Manage Pages portlet in WebSphere Portal V5, it
can be considered a new or enhanced administrative portlet.
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Figure 10-8 Manage Pages portlet
The Manage Pages portlet displays existing portal pages, labels and URLs which
are available. It will also provide information as to whether these portal resources
are active or not. It will also allow you to edit the properties of these resources
and have access assigned on them.
In Figure 10-8, you can see the page My Portal as a node when you click it. It will
have child pages. Icons that are displayed corresponding to the resources
indicate the permissions you have on that particular resource. These icons and
links are dependent upon the permissions you have on the resource. Once you
complete the task, you will be returned to the Manage Pages portlet.
All the labels, pages and URLs are associated underneath the Content Root.
Search Pages, Labels and URLs
You can search for pages, labels and URLs using this option.
1. Under the Manage Pages portlet, select the option that you want to search.
You can choose from the drop-down list. In our example, we have used for our
search criteria: Title Contains, with Welcome as the keyword as shown in
Figure 10-9 on page 523. Examples of other options include description
contains, markup contains, all available, unique name, and last modified.
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Figure 10-9 Search Label, Pages and URLs
2. Click Search to begin the search process and you will see the results in the
Once you have the portal resource, you can perform any functionality using the
icons corresponding to that resource.
In Figure 10-9, highlighted numbers 1 and 2 correspond to the following:
Option 1: This is a new feature available in the WebSphere Portal V5
administrative portlet. You have a provision for listing all the available portal
resources pertaining to the selected portlet as a table. When you click the
Configure mode (which is indicated by the number 1 in the figure), you will see a
window similar to Figure 10-10 on page 524.
1. You will be able to control the number of resources displayed and also the
total number of resources per page. Enter the value you need.
2. Select the Show search expanded option to have the search feature
3. Click OK to confirm changes or Cancel to return.
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Figure 10-10 List available portal resources for the selected portlet
Option 2: This will allow you to specify a number of resources and a number of
resources per page that will be displayed on a selected administrative portlet.
Icon functionalities on a page, label or URL
You can observe from Figure 10-11 on page 525 the different functionalities you
can execute from the icons associated with the resource.
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Figure 10-11 Functionalities associated with the icons
Option 1: Edit Page Properties
You will be performing the same steps for editing properties on any existing
Label, URL or page.
1. Click the Edit Page Properties icon. You will see a window open as shown in
Figure 10-12 on page 526. For our example, we used the My Portal label.
However, if you have any nested portal resources under My Portal, you will
click My Portal and select the child page for which you need to edit page
2. Make the changes you need. You can select a different theme; preview the
theme by opening the Preview icon.
3. When you expand Advanced options, you will have the choice to choose
different markups that are available in the portal.
4. Click OK to save changes.

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