- Layouts provide reusable features/page structures for sections of the site.
- You are able to associate portlets with layouts.
- When creating a page, you must select a layout.
- This allows for creation of reusable elements from page to page. If 25 pages have the same portlet, a layout would be used. Layout changes would be reflected on all 25 pages.
- Using layouts makes management of similar or shared resources much easier.
Below is an example of a Layout