This section describes the features not supported by the Portlet Container.
- Displaying custom mode icons in Portlet title bar - The Portlet Container does not provide a mechanism whereby the Portlet container branding can be updated to include custom mode icons in the Portlet title bar. Only the maximize, minimize, view, edit and help icons are supported and displayed in the Portlet title bar when the Portlet is accessed. The same restriction applies to the Portlet aggregator page as well. To access the custom mode pages, developers should provide links within their application to these pages.
The following optional feature is not supported by the Portlet Container:
- Expiration based caching - The JSR 168 Specification defines an expiration based caching mechanism. The Portlet Container provides a caching mechanism to allow for the Portlet content to be cached per Portlet per user client. This feature is optional.
The following optional service is not supported by the Portlet Container:
Parent topic: Understanding Portlet applications
- User Information Service - The JSR 168 Specification allows Portlets to define user attributes the Portlets might be interested in. The Portlet Container provides a mechanism to expose the available user information to Portlets. This feature is optional.