Re: What would you call this portlet?

Subject: Re: What would you call this portlet?
From: Lisa G Wright <lisawright -at- mail -dot- utexas -dot- edu>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:50:47 -0500

In Numara Footprints, which we use here, they just call these lists in the display selection mechanism. The user selects which list(s) they want displayed on the home page. On the home page, they display the name of the list. I would encourage your developers to try to do this. However, if you can't, perhaps the title "Recent Activity" would be appropriate. I'd stay away from anything cute or clever.


On 4/3/2012 12:03 PM, Gregory P Sweet wrote:

Background: I work on a secure extranet that uses a WebLogic portal to
provide users with secure access to over 200 applications and more than
10,000 documents. Users of the system are public health professionals and
health care personnel of all technical skill levels and backgrounds. While
there are over 200 applications and 10,000 documents available most users
only require a small subset of those items, as such we are designing a new

The new portal will show a table of five elements and provide users with a
mechanism to select what elements will be in the table:
â five most recently viewed documents
â five most frequently viewed documents
â five most recently opened applications
â five most frequently opened applications

Question: What would you title this portlet, assuming the title cannot be

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