www.sitemesh.homeip.net is a proposal to replace the current SiteMesh website with emphasis on,

At this stage I am putting together some sample content. Once there is enough content, the SiteMesh team will be contacted to determine if they want to endorse this wiki.


SiteMesh is a web-page layout system that can be used to abstract common look and feel from the functionality of a web-application and to assemble large
webpages from smaller components. Pages and components can have meta-data extracted from them (such as body, title and meta-tags) which can be used by decorators (skins) that are applied.

SiteMesh won't tread on your toes or force you to work in a certain way (except for cleaner) - you install and carry on working as before. It seamlessly fits in with existing frameworks.

Forget the hype - just try it! You'll be impressed with how it can simplify things.

Contents of this page are still being written.

Diagram showing simple content decorated into multiple sites...


  1. Reduce application code by
  2. Truly segregate look and feel from

Proposed Reorganization of Sections