The Portal Web Design - Getting Started

Tutorial 1 shows you how to tailor the web design of the JPortal portal. This is accomplished by overriding and merging the Jetspeed portal configuration property files using the Jetspeed 1.6 Maven Plugin.

In this tutorial, we will:

Lets get started. From the JPortal /tutorial distribution root directory, type:

maven -Dtutorial=1 jetspeed:deploy

Recommend bringing up these configuration files in your editor:

  • 1. tutorials/1/
  • 2. tutorials/1/jportal-skins.xreg
  • 3. tutorials/1/templates/vm/navigations/html/bottom-jportal.vm
  • 4. src/webapp/css/jportal.css

since we will reference them in tutorial 1.