I am using the YUI Grid template to structure layouts for a portal
The goal is to create a portal in which users can define his/her own
layout. An example for such portal could be iGoogle. But iGoogle or
most available portal out there have very limited layout structures.
For example iGoogle only allows you to create 2 or 3 columns portal
layout. What if I want something like a one-column layout on top of 3
Inspired by an article from
I have the idea of combining what proposed in this article with the
YUI grid framework to create a very flexible portal layout.
Please see it for yourself at
After creating your own portal layout click on "get This Layout"
button to go to the next screen with your layout built and a set of
demo portlet for you to drag and drop to the layout to see how it work.
I test this code with Firefox 2.0 and the latest version of IE (7.0)
Please let me know if you have any suggestion. I would like to make it
an extensible framework, probably in Ruby on Rails first as a proof of