Starting with Version 8.0, WebSphere Portal no longer supports Composite applications. You can still use the portal XML configuration interface to do this type of work.
SOAP support for remote search configuration
SOAP support for remote search services has been deprecated with WebSphere Portal Version 8.0. EJB is still supported.
Login screens have been deprecated. If you need to customize your login process, you must use custom authentication filters instead of login screens.
Sharing private pages
Sharing private pages has been deprecated with this version.
The following portal themes and tags were removed in WebSphere Portal Version 8:
- Page Builder theme
- All Legacy themes
- <portal-core:cacheProxyUrl/> tag