Jetspeed-1, had a feature to categorize portlets. Many users found this feature useful for organizing portlets into groups by category.
This new feature is similar to the Jetspeed-1 feature: supporting categories of portlets.
The administration of the categories is stored in the registry preferences for a new portlet: CategoryPortletSelector
The new CategoryPortletSelector allows users to select portlets and search from portlets,displaying portlets by user-defined categories
By going into edit mode, categories are configured by the administrator.
Categories are associated to keywords listed in the portlet.xml. A category can have one or more keywords