Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification. SharePoint taxonomy, In additon to Managed MetaData it includes how sites are organized, content is arranged, menu's are laid out, etc.

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error when calling the GETTERMSETS method using the taxonomyclientservice

do you have any idea about this type of exception "System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Server was unable to process request. ---> Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1." I ...
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How to remove obsolete/orphaned items from TaxonomyHiddenList

Explanation of environment: I am running SharePoint 2010 SP1, December CU's. I have a list item which has a taxonomy column. As expected, if a term (e.g. “foo”) is deleted from the term store, users ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation and Taxonomy

I need to apply Taxonomy in my company SharePoint 2010 Foundation environment. But since Taxonomy or Manage Metadata Service is not available in SharePoint Foundation. What option do I have. ...
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Refinement panel not showing all taxonomy fields

I have been trying to use the Refinement Panel web part to improve the search experience on my site. I've run into an issue where certain taxonomy fields are showing while others are not. This is ...
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Use of Taxonomy Session Sharepoint 2010

I have gone through the following article regarding Taxonomy Session in Sharepoint http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee832800.aspx But I couldn't get actual usage of taxonomy.I have assumed ...
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How to dynamically add a TaxonomyFieldControl to a page?

I had gone the route of creating a placeholder on the aspx page and then doing: myPlaceHolder.Controls.Add(myTaxonomyControl); but for some reason this doesn't do anything. No error and no ...
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How to get all possible values of a TaxonomyField?

I found the GetFieldValue(string value) function but this requires that you pass it a value that serves as the identifier for the value to be retrieved (i think). I just want to get all of the ...
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Handling files and folders

In Sharepoint 2010, is there a way to limit the names that folders and files can be given, and is there a way to set criteria for any document libraries that are created by users? Here is what I'd ...
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Is there any way to access a managed meta data service using only javascript in SharePoint 2010?

I am creating custom forms in a SharePoint site. The only thing is most of our Lists contain managed metadata fields. I have been successful in adding new items to Lists having only standard fields ...
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TaxonomyField.SetFieldValue throws “Specified method is not supported” Exception

I'm trying to copy a list item from one list to another. The lists are on the same site and the code is being fired inside of an item added/updated event receiver). Both lists have managed metadata ...
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SharePoint 2010 taxonomy import and export to csv

Currently I am working with taxonomies and multi language packs. So I want to import a csv with all terms in a term store in different languages. However I cannot find an example of how the csv ...
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PowerShell Attempted to perform an unauthorised operation

I'm trying to add a term store administrator using PowerShell. I'm logged on to one of the farm web servers with a farm administrator account (also happens to be a domain admin account too). I'm ...
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When would you want to create a new Managed Path?

Could someone explain when or why I would want to generate a new managed path in a SharePoint Web Application? Bismarck
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Search Scope with Rule on TaxonomyField

I've got a Termset for the corporate defined Taxonomy. Now I need to define a search scope that will limit my search results to content that has been tagged with particular values of this taxonomy. ...
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Is there any tool that can convert 2007 text/option field type into Managed Metadata fields

we have a 2007 farm that we are rebuilding in 2010. I want to take advantage of some of the new feature like Managed Metadata and I was wondering if there were any good tools out there that can ...
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Importing csv file with 1000 terms and 5 levels using powershell

I am using this code for it but I am unable to get the hierarchy which I got from the file.... $taxonomySite = Get-SPSite http:url $taxonomySession = Get-SPTaxonomySession -site $taxonomySite ...
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Set multiple values to Enterprise Keywords TaxonomyField

I want to programmatically set the values of the Enterprise Keywords Managed Metadata field. This field supports multiple values, but I can only get it to take one at a time. I have the following ...
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Selected TaxonmyField from TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I'm trying to retrieve the selected TaxonomyField value that the user selects from the TaxonomyWebTaggingControl rather than just a string representation. The idea being to eventually create a ...
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How to add new term from TaxonomyWebTaggingControl in custom code

How to add new term from TaxonomyWebTaggingControl in custom code I have created a custom code which renders TaxonomyWebTaggingControl in the run time & i have binded the Taxonomy SSPID & ...
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Creating Managed Metadata Field from XML definition

I have successfully recreated all other Column types in SharePoint using the SPFieldCollection.AddFieldAsXml(string xml) method. However, the same method fails for the TaxonomyFieldTypeMulti field ...
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Crawling the taxonomy store using a timer job in central admin

I am trying to get a timer job to crawl the Taxonomy Termstores, and am having a problem determining which SPSite object to use when instantiating the TaxonomySession. Is there a SPSite instance that ...
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TaxonomyWebTaggingControl “The data entered was not valid” on PostBack

I get the following error on my TaxonomyWebTaggingControl on postback: The data entered was not valid. I have copy the setting for my control in the following example: ...
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Add keywords column to shared documents and announcements lists at creation

I want to use taxonomy fields for my "shared documents" and announcements. I can create the column afterwards. But what is the best way to do it automatically when a user creates these lists or a ...
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SPMetal, Taxonomy and TaxonomyFieldValue

I have a list with a taxonomy column. I have made SPMetal classes to work with my site. But SPMetal doesn't create the property for taxonomy column, so I have extended my class by the ICustomMapping ...
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crawl only picks up parent term set not the level2

Is it normal for crawl to pick up just the parent term set. For example, I have a parent term set called "Math" and i have bunch Terms under Math. (Math 101, Math 102, Trig 101, etc.). An individual ...
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Is it possible to restrict the Terms shown in the MetadataNavigationHierarchy?

I have the following scenario: A Term Set setup called "Projects" The first level of terms under "Projects" are all names of Clients (eg. ClientA, ClientB, ClientC...) The second level of terms ...
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Taxonomical Navigation Browsing

I am new to the Taxonomical and meta data usage in SharePoint 2010 and would be grateful if someone could point my in the right direction to what I am trying to achieve. I am trying to create a ...
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How do I get the terms used in a TaxonomyField?

I have a document library with a custom managed metadata field. I want to get the terms that are used for a particular item. I can get access to the item through the object model, and can get to the ...
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ListFieldIterator doesn't return value of Enterprise keywords

In my project I use ListFieldIterator control to allow users view and change meta data values. I can read values of ListFieldIterator fields with code like this: object value = ...
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Sharepoint Taxonomy TaxCatchALL?

Why is TaxCatchALL so important with a Managed Meta Data field? Can it affect filtering of items based on a managed meta data field?
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SharePoint 2010 - Backup Term Store as CSV

Is there any PowerShell Script to export the Term Store? I have not found any OOTB solution, only import as csv, but no export as csv. Is there a script which can export the Term Store as csv? (So ...
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SharePoint 2010 Taxonomy Term.Move does nothing, what's wrong?

I'm trying to move a term from one parent to another using code. My exact code is: term.Move(newParentTerm); termStore.CommitAll(); I can't spot anything obvious that is wrong, no error message ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Taxonomy 3rd party replacement?

I would like to know if a 3rd party professional Taxonomy replacement exists for the default SharePoint 2010 Microsoft implementation?
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.dll

Is Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.dll available with SharePoint 2010 Foundation?
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Programmatically enable Enterprise Keywords for a list

How do you programmatically enable Enterprise Keywords for a SharePoint 2010 list? This is how you do it using the GUI: Igor Philippov has a solution which uses reflection and adds the field to ...
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Taxonomy GetAllTerms on level 2

We have a termset with parent term name "State" and with child term "City". I want to show all child terms "City" in a dropdownlist. Who can I retrive only child terms from this termset?
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Correct taxonomy field to use in EditModePanel?

We have a SharePoint 2010 content type with a ManagedMetaData field bound to a custom TermStore/Set in the Managed Metadata Service. We are using an EditModePanel on the PageLayout for the content ...
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Metadata navigation issue, not working correctly sharepoint 2010

I setup Metadata Navigation Hierarchy for a list based on a Managed Metadata field (Taxonomy field). The term tree structure looks like this: Level 1 Level 2 Level3 Child ...
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Taxonomy filtering on a list doesn't work when deleting terms and recreating them.

Let me paint the scenario. I have a list of terms in a termset I have a list with a taxonomy field, this points to the termset Filtering is working. By this I mean in List settings, under Metadata ...
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Update taxonomy field from workflow

I’m in quite a bind here. I just need to update a taxonomy field in a list item, but I keep getting an “Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ...
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How to get the WSSID of a taxonomy field?

I found this article which describes how to insert a list item that has a field which is of type TaxonomyFieldType. The article describes how the TaxonomyFieldType is a similar type to a lookup ...
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Link to Taxononomy from subweb quicklaunch

Is it possible to create somehow link from some subweb (link is for example placed in quick launch but it's not necessary to be there) to taxonomy page (central administration). For now, I don't know ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Taxonomy: How to get a flat list of terms for a termSet?

I was wondering if there is any way to get all descendant terms for a termSet, not only direct children, but the complete set as a termsCollection. The TermSet.Terms Property will return only the ...
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How to manage more than a Metadata Service Application?

We have configured two managed Metadata services in our SharePoint 2010 Farm, named MMS1 & MMS2 and both has its own proxy service. Question:1 MMS1 has a termset group - MMS1_TG1 MMS2 has a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Taxonomy: How to set custom term property via central administration?

Using code you have the ability to add custom properties to a TERM. For example: Term term = termSet.CreateTerm("ParentTerm", 1029, new Guid("{0368F902-740B-4855-A4A7-FA8F96813CCB}")); ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Taxonomy: How to search for a term by custom property

Lets say I have a whole lot of Terms in the Term Store. When I create the Term items I am setting a custom property like this: Term term = termSet.CreateTerm("ParentTerm", 1029, new ...
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Best way to get reference to local (SiteCollection) Term Store Group

I'm trying to hook up some Site Columns (TaxonomyFields) to Term Sets in the the local (SiteCollection) term store. In some cases I may need to actually create the term sets and this code will be ...
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SharePoint 2010 “Tag Cloud Web Part”

Can anyone give me an indication of how the Tag Cloud Web Part actually works, what fields it looks for to generate tags, etc? I'm quite new to the managed metadata service, so I've fired it up, ...
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What is the difference between a group and a term set in managed metadata services?

I think primarily your most top level item will always be a group. Once you have a group established you need to add term sets. So it seems 1 group : (many) term sets (children). What is the ...
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Where is Taxonomy under site settings sharepoint 2010?

I can't seem to find the entry point to create Taxonomy terms in Sharepoint 2010 under Site Settings. Where is the link in Site Settings?