This guide describes how to use Oracle WebCenter Portal to build portals. It provides instructions for tasks such as creating, customizing, and administering portals; working with portal templates; creating and editing portal pages and the content they expose; defining the assets and tools available to portals; setting portal and page security through membership, roles, and permissions; and more.


This guide depicts the application user interface (UI) in screenshots. Portal designers can apply different templates to change the look and feel of a portal; therefore, your view of a portal may differ somewhat from the views depicted in screenshots.


This document is intended for application specialists and advanced knowledge workers who build and manage portals. For a complete description of these roles, and other WebCenter Portal personas, refer to "Who's Who".

Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c Release 2 ( documentation set:


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