Method and system for providing additional behavior through a web page

  • US 6,401,077 B1
  • Filed: 05/28/1999
  • Issued: 06/04/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/28/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method in a computer system for displaying a source page description provided by a source system that has been augmented for performing additional behavior by a portal system, the source page description relating to an item, the method comprising:

  • sending to the portal system information identifying the source page description;

    receiving an augmented source page description that has been augmented by the portal system so that a user can take an action to perform the additional behavior that relates to the item; and

    taking the action to perform the additional behavior whereby a notification is sent to the portal system and the portal system effects the performing of the additional behavior for the item wherein the source page description is a web page and wherein the web page is not e-commerce enabled and the additional behavior causes the web page to be e-commerce enabled.

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