Managing Portlet Categories

Managing categories is an optional step when creating or maintaining portlet definitions.

Portlet categories define an entity, such as a request or a task. Portlet categories can also define functional groups, such as Development or Test. Adding one or more categories to a portlet can make a portlet easier to find.

Adding Portlet Categories

To add a portlet category:

  1. Click Manage Categories, on either of the following pages:

    • Enter Portlet Information step of the Create Portlet Definition (<Portlet Type>) page

    • Configure Portlet Definition: <Portlet Definition> page

      The Manage Categories dialog box appears.

  2. Type a new category name in the New Category field.

  3. Click Add.

    The new category is added to the list.

  4. Click Done.

    The Manage Categories dialog box is closed.

Deleting Portlet Categories

To delete a portlet category:

Note: Micro Focus-supplied portlet categories cannot be deleted. Also, you cannot delete a portlet category containing one or more portlet definition, and any such categories do not include a Delete icon.

  1. Click Manage Categories, on either the:

    • Enter Portlet Information step of the Create Portlet Definition (<Portlet Type>) page

    • Configure Portlet Definition: <Portlet Definition> page

      The Manage Categories dialog box appears.

  2. Click the Delete icon next to the portlet category.

    The portlet category is deleted.

  3. Click Done.

    The Manage Categories dialog box is closed.