Oracle iStore allows you to organize specialty sites into groups. Grouping sites is useful for many reasons, as described in the guidelines below.
To assign sites to groups, in the Site Administration Application, update a site, select the Responsibility hyperlink, and then the Assign Groups icon in the appropriate row.
Guidelines : Use the following guidelines as you assign groups
• The Site Selection Page in the Customer UI displays the specialty sites within a site according to groups that you place them in. You also can assign a single specialty site to multiple groups.
• Supplied Group Bins: The following are the seeded group bins :
Store -- You can use this group to contain all specialty sites you wish associated with Oracle iStore.
Support -- You can use this group to contain all specialty sites you wish associated with Oracle iSupport.
Partner -- You can use this group to contain all specialty sites you wish associated with Oracle Partner Management.
• Implementers may wish to set up navigation bins which display the specialty sites within the groups in the catalog pages.
• The Site Selection Page can only display groups and the specialty site picker if you set the profile option, IBE: Maximum Columns in Specialty Site Page. See the section, "Setting up Site Selection Page Columns", in the chapter, Implementing Initial Customer Application Pages, page 6-1, for details.
• If no site is associate to a group, all sites are displayed without categorization in the Site Selection Page, and the Group LOV is not displayed. Additionally, if all sites are associated to only one group, the Group LOV does not display.
• The site group names are extensible lookups for which you can change values and/or disable.
• Groups can be displayed in navigation bins on site pages.
• When a specialty site is not associated with a group (or if a group is disabled that had contained sites), it will show up in the uncategorized Others group on the Site Selection Page.
• If a group name has been disabled, it will not appear in the page.