Please note: This page is imported from my wiki, which hasn't been updated in over 10 years. Some of the formatting was lost during the import. I'll try to get around to fixing it someday.
Portlets are reusable web components that can be dropped into a portal that adheres to the standards.
Common types of portlet:
- News feeds (RSS)
- Stock Ticker
- Weather Feeds
- Discussion Forums
- Email summaries
Web Services for Remote Portlets (WSRP) is the standard for building portlets.