GateIn 3.5 provides robust skinning support for the entire portal User Interface (UI). This includes support for skinning all of the common portal elements and being able to provide custom skins and window decoration for individual portlets. It is designed for common graphic resource reuse and ease of development.
This section includes the following topics:
Overall information about 3 main components of a complete skin, including Portal Skin, Window Styles and Portlet Skins.
Ways to select a skin via the User Interface and set the default skin within the configuration file.
Introduction to the skins in page markups with 2 main types of CSS links.
Knowledge of Skin service, including skin configuration and resource request filter.
Details of main files associated with the default skin, including
Instructions on how to create a new portal skin, windows style, portlet skin and portlet specification CSS class.
Knowledge of CSS techniques and tips for easier CSS debugging.