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From "Ron McNulty" <rmcnu...@xtra.co.nz>
Subject Re: Default theme
Date Sat, 15 Mar 2008 03:54:09 GMT
Hi Phil

I am working with both Jetspeed and IBM WPS. I am investigating using 
Jetspeed for development, and only going to WPS for integration test and 
production. Main reason is that WPS is a very unfriendly developer 
environment. (Slow to install, needs a really capable machine, takes forever 
to start in debug mode and runs like a dog when debugging, stuck on Java 
1.4...)

Jetspeed themes are Velocity templates, but not at all difficult to build. 
They are described as "decorators" in the documentation. There is an 
experimental JSP decorator in the latest release, but I have not tried it.

Generally you can copy an existing Jetspeed theme and replace the images & 
css files with the ones from WPS. Then edit the header.vm and footer.vm 
files using the WPS JSPs as a guide. For simple jobs, the single column 
layout is usually OK so you don't need to build a special layout.

Regards

Ron


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "PhilJackson" <pjackson1@hot.rr.com>
To: "Jetspeed Users List" <jetspeed-user@portals.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2008 3:05 PM
Subject: Re: Default theme


> Pardon me,
>
> I am a fair newbie to IBM WebSphere Portal server and have been working
> a bit with themes.  Subscribed to this out of curiousity.  So a curious
> question(s) - does JetSpeed allow different themes to be applied to
> different pages?  Figuring it must.  Are they implemented with a
> collection of jsp and jspf files along with CSS, images, and property
> files?  Really kind of interesting in WPS, uses some odd portal-specific
> tag libraries...
>
> PhilJ
>
> On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 18:51 -0700, David Sean Taylor wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2008, at 1:39 PM, Dan Olsen wrote:
>>
>> > Is there are way to set the default theme for Jetspeed and then
>> > disable the theme selectors?
>> >
>> > - Dan
>>
>>
>> Don't set the decorator on any pages or folders except the root
>> folder.metadata
>> It will inherit down to all folders and pages
>>
>> To disable features in the customizer, the settings are in each
>> individual decorator.properties:
>>
>> allow.add.folder=false
>> allow.add.page=false
>> allow.add.portlet=true
>> allow.change.folder.name=false
>> allow.change.folder.theme=false
>> allow.change.portlet.decorator=false
>> allow.change.page.name=false
>> allow.change.page.theme=false
>> allow.change.layout=true
>> allow.delete.folder=false
>> allow.delete.page=false
>> allow.navigate.folder=false
>> allow.navigate.page=false
>> max.layout.nesting=2
>>
>> Note these settings no longer pickup when you edit the
>> decorator.properties
>
>
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