Managed metadata – SharePoint 2013


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Managed metadata is a hierarchical collection of centrally managed terms that you can define, and then use as attributes for items in SharePoint Server 2013.

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Managed metadata – SharePoint 2013

  1. 1. Managed Metadata – SharePoint 2013 Prajeesh Prathap, Technical Architect
  2. 2. Managed metadata  … hierarchical collection of centrally managed terms that you can define, and then use as attributes for items in SharePoint Server 2013.
  3. 3. Important terminology  Taxonomies (Term sets)  Folksonomies (Keywords)  Syndicated content types (Enterprise content types)
  4. 4.  Local terms Taxonomy  Created within the context of a site collection  Only for users of that site collection  Global terms  Created from the MMS interface via Central Admin  Available to all sites and site collections connected to MMS …a formal classification system, groups the words, labels, and terms that describe something, and then arranges the groups into a hierarchy.
  5. 5.  Keyword set Folksonomy  No hierarchy  Open term store (user defined terms) …informal classification system. It is evolves gradually as web site users collaborate on words, labels, and terms on a site.
  6. 6.  Content type hub Syndicated content types  Central location for managing and publishing content types  Content type syndication Hub feature (Enterprise metadata hub site)  Content type publishing  Content type syndication  Content type subscriber job ...centralization and Sharing of Content Types between site collection and even Farms using Managed Metadata Service application
  7. 7.  Structural vs. Managed navigation Managed navigation  Site navigation term set  Simple links vs. Term-driven pages with friendly URL
  8. 8.  Consistent use of metadata  Improved content discoverability by search refiners  Allow creation of Aliases for a term  Metadata based site navigation Benefits  Metadata navigation for lists and libraries  Social tagging  Term translation to support multiple languages  Deprecation support for terms that are not used anymore.
  9. 9.  Term store management tool  Browser based tool for term set and keywords management  Displays global and local term sets  Taxonomy update scheduler job Taxonomy internals  Updates web applications on an hourly basis with changes to terms used within site collections  Updates the TaxonomyHiddenList in the top-level site in a site collection  Event receivers  TaxonomyItemSynchronousAddedEventReceiver  TaxonomyItemUpdatingEventReceiver
  10. 10.  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Taxonomy.dll CSOM  TaxonomySession  Starting point for all operations involving objects from the taxonomy. It provides access to one or more TermStore objects, where the TermGroup, TermSet, and Term objects reside.
  11. 11. SharePoint Taxonomy JavaScript reference  sp.taxonomy.js  SP.Taxonomy      TaxonomySession TermStore TermGroup TermSet Term
  12. 12. Thank you