Lift offers several ways for programmers to define which pages their applications will have. SiteMap is one of these ways. Besides defining the pages of your application, you can also control the access of each URL. This means that you can, for example, control whether a URL will have access restrictions or not and even control the restriction level of any given URL.
What does this mean? This means that you can think of SiteMap as the defined structure of your application containing every URL that will be accessible and the policies that are applied for each one of them.
Another thing that SiteMap does is automatic mapping between URLs and XHTML templates.
In this recipe, we will see how to configure SiteMap for a simple application. ...