Previewing Portals

Before making the portal public, you can preview the appearance of the portal on user screens.

Previewing Portals Specifying Users to View

Select the user to use to view the portal, then preview the portal displayed on the user's screen.
The preview screen displays e-mails and messages of the user who are running the preview, rather than the selected user.
Applications to which the selected user does not have access permission are not displayed in the Application menu portlet.

Steps:
  1. Click the administration menu icon (gear icon) in the header.

  2. Click "System settings".

  3. Select "Application settings" tab.

  4. Click "Portal".

  5. Click the item to show a portal list.

  6. On the screen for a portal list, click the portal name for the portal to preview.

  7. On the screen for portal details, click the item to select a user to use for preview.

    Image of preview action link enclosed in a red frame after selecting a user

  8. On the screen to show a preview for selected user, select the user to use to view the portal.

    The portal appears on the preview screen.

  9. On the preview screen, check the layout of the portlet and whether or not the permissions for the portlet are applied.

    To end the preview, click the Close icon.
    Preview screen
    a): Portlets to which the specified user does not have view permission do not appear.

Previewing Portals without Specifying Users to View

Preview the portal that is displayed on the screen for the user currently performing the preview.
The preview screen displays e-mails and messages of users who are running the preview.
Applications to which the user does not have access permission are not displayed in the Application menu portlet.

Steps:
  1. Click the administration menu icon (gear icon) in the header.

  2. Click "System settings".

  3. Select "Application settings" tab.

  4. Click "Portal".

  5. Click the item to show a portal list.

  6. On the screen for a portal list, click the portal name for the portal to preview.

  7. On the screen for portal details, click "Preview".

    Image of a preview action link enclosed in a red frame

  8. On the preview screen, check the layout of the portlet and whether or not the permissions for the portlet are applied.

    To end the preview, click the Close icon.
    Preview screen
    a): Portlets to which the current user does not have view permission do not appear.