a4j:include functionality is equal to the facelets ui:include functionality, plus, it enables the
partial page navigation in an Ajax mode. The standard JSF navigation rules are used to define the
navigation between the view.
viewId attribute specifies the view id of a page that will be included. It should be
a full context-relative path of the resource in order to use as from-view and to-view in the
JSF navigation cases.
The Ajax command component (button, link, jsFunction, etc) should be located inside the
a4j:include in order to have a partial navigation. When the navigation is
performed, a part of the component tree content is replaced with the content of a view given
by a navigation rule.
The content of the a4j:include is not isolated from the whole view. You can point to the other
parts of the view with reRender if you want to update them while you navigate inside the