• 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