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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Sharepoint Online (365) Programmatically working with Managed Metadata

So, you want to migrate some documents that have managed metadata columns from another source into SharePoint Online. Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy is blocked. Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Taxonomy ...
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How to retrieve taxonomy term friendly URL or simple URL?

I am creating a menu control that read terms from taxonomy term store. Get termSet and term is straight forward using (SPSite siteCollection = new SPSite(siteCollecitonUrl)) { ...
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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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Accessing Terms in Term Store using JSOM in Sharepoint 2013

I want to display the terms from a term store using Javascript Object Model. How can this be done?
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Library view with subtree taxonomy filter

Let's say I have a following taxonomy tree: World |--Germany |    |-Frankfurt |    |-Berlin |--France      |-Paris ...
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Powershell: Cannot update taxonomy type column item with multiple values

I'm having a strange problem. I try to populate items' property which is of managed metadata (taxonomy) type and the update method doesn't work. This field has "allow multiple values" property ...
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Taxonomy field doesnt always show up in CQWP filter

I am using two new features in CQWP to list "related items" in a web part: Taxonomy field filtering is used to match the current pages taxonomy value given dynamically by ...
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Get TaxonomySession TermStore TermSet Term from Sharepoint 2010 Server using Microsoft.Sharepoint.Client.Taxonomy.dll

I'm coding a c++/c# client-application to communicate with a Sharepoint 2010 site which uses Taxonomy I have downloaded and installed Microsoft.Sharepoint.Client.Taxonomy.dll from: ...
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How to set Taxonomy Control using jQuery

I have a list with managed metadata column. In the new and edit form, I would like to set the value of that field using javascript. Is it possible to set the Taxonomy Control ...
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Why are Taxonomy Term Stores always empty?

Using the following code I should be able to access the Taxonomy Term Stores: $site = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite("http://localhost") $session = new-object ...
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Nulling/clearing/updating Managed Metadata TaxonomyFieldValue?

In my recent adventures populating Managed Metadata values (aka TaxonomyFieldValue), I have encountered either a bug, potential oversight, or a substantial erosion of my sanity. In short, it does not ...
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Can I use $expand to get Managed Metadata column values?

I want to get a list, using REST, which include Managed Metadata columns. Currently I get a TermGuid for these columns, which I then have to do more work on to get their actual default values. Is ...
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Sharepoint information structure, as flat as possible or a hierarchy

I have recently had a couple of clients that are adopting SharePoint that for various reasons want as flat of a structure as possible. Instead of building a site that mirrors the organization ...
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Not sure how to programmatically filter by taxonomy metadata in my custom search webpart

I have pages in a pages library on a publishing site which have a managed metadata (taxonomy) field in their content type. I want my custom search webpart to read the taxonomy set on its parent page ...
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Exception “The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields.” at changing TaxonomyField value

This problem appears only on one particular Document Library. I use TaxonomyField.SetFieldValue(myItem, myTaxonomyFieldValue); and it works fine everywhere except this lib. Can anyone suggest a ...
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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 2013 search result taxonomyfieldvalue

Unfortunately a SharePoint 2013 search result returns something which is not compatible with a TaxonomyFieldValue constructor. If you pass a search result to a TaxonomyFieldValue ctor you will get ...
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Changing enterprise keywords column title programatically

I'm trying to rename an enterprise keywords column in a specific list of a subsite. In a Feature Activated event receiver i tried to set the column's display name by setting its title using the ...
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Limiting the TaxonomyWebTaggingControl possible selections

Assuming I have a term set with all the countries. The first level is the continents The second level is the countries. No I am building a web part with a dropdown of the continents and a ...
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Managed metadata column values show GUID in search results

My problem is the same as the one described here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/hu-HU/sharepoint2010general/thread/e3edd223-4fa7-4920-8efd-4898df85f0bf Unfortunately, that post does not ...
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Add default data in declarative xml list instances for Taxonomy fields

Can somebody tell me, how to add default data for taxonomy fields in xml... currently i am doing this is a basic way, but not working... <Data> <Rows> <Row> <Field ...
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SharePoint : Better Large Pages Library Approach

I'm working on project migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. The application build on SharePoint 2007 platform was years back and it contains a lots of data (approximately 100GB in ...
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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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How to get the user profile property that is of type Managed Metadata using JavaScript?

I have apply JSLink to the custom list's new form. I want to query the user profile property which is Managed Metadata for entered user. I wrote below code which simply gives the string. But I want ...
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SP2010: Strange behavior querying on taxonomy field

I need to query a document library to get items associated with some taxonomy terms, or items with specific documentId (site collection scoped feature, not the integer ID of the item), but the whole ...
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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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Invoking the SharePoint taxonomy API. To cache or not to cache?

I am using SharePoint 2010 to build a public facing, anonymous website. There is a web part on my home page, that displays taxonomy values from the term store. (A couple of hundred terms.) Since ...
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Term store in SharePoint 2010

I know Term store is the database for storing terms. But the question is where does it actually stores ? Is that in database or some other way? In a particular database? Can we access that?
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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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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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Getting Metadata column field control on Custom form in sharepoint

I have a custom custom sharepoint form which i have created using visual webpart. I want to have a Metadata field in my custom form.However, i am not able to find it in my ascx file. Please help.
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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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How best to handle metadata lookup?

I have a query regarding how I should best handle uploading documents into SharePoint (currently WSS) where the Taxonomy asks for client code for all documents. The problem I have is that we have say ...
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Update taxonomy field value with REST

I'm getting the following error when trying to update a taxonomy field value via REST api: { "error": { "code": "-1, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientServiceException", "message": { ...
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Folksonomy - when to use

When an organization is already having good taxonomy in place why people use Folksonomy instead? What is actual need Folksonomy or social tags?
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Create Taxonomy sub-term using CSOM and javascript

in sharepoint managed metadata I found very little documentation on managing terms using javascript CSOM. I could create a taxonomy term directly under the term set but I want to create a term under ...
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SetFieldValue for a TaxonomyField

I'm on a solution where I create a term with some subterms in the termstore. After that I create a sitecolumn and a listcolumn. When setting a value to the listcolumns with ...
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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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How to set a value to the taxonomy field using jquery?

I have custom list in which there is one user field and a taxonomy field. I want to populate the taxonomy field value automatically based on the value entered in the user field, the value to be ...
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Change Managed Metadata control to a dropdownlist

My client hates the taxonomy picker control in SharePoint and it makes sense for single level termsets to rather have a dropdownlist. Ideally I'd like to use the OOB functionality and if I code ...
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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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How to fetch a SP.Taxonomy.TaxonomyFieldValue with odata/rest api/web - SharePoint Online

I have a managed data field I would have to fetch using the url below The field i would like to fetch is Divisions. Is this possible? Thanks in Advance ...
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How to assign value to text property of TaxonomyWebTaggingControl?

I have a taxonomy picker control which is multi-allow type. I want to populate the text of that control. My code is: BindTaxonomyControls(); SPWeb currentWeb = SPContext.Current.Web; SPList ...
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Output Term Guid instead of Label using TaxonomyFieldControl

In SharePoint Designer, I can output value of a Managed Metadata field of a Publishing Page using <Taxonomy:TaxonomyFieldControl FieldName="MyCategory" runat="server"/> Is there any way to ...
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Adding wikis categories on the fly when creating new Wiki article

On the following link http://www.jasperoosterveld.com/2011/09/creating-knowledge-centre-with_07.html they mentioned how i can build a term store containing categories, and when users create wikis they ...
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Term Store association after migrating sitecollection to new Farm

I want to associate Term Store with the sitecollection that is migrated to new environment after migration. I have replicated the Term Store at destination, what now left is the association of the ...
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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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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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Enterprise keywords dialog “Select” button is broken using TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I have an application page which is loaded into a modal and it contains 2 TaxonomyWebTaggingControl objects: The first control (Categories) is linked to a custom term set, the second (Keywords) is ...
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How bind text in Taxonomy web tagging control with multi term sets

I have TaxonomyWebTaggingControl in my SharePoint 2010 application with three term sets: <Taxonomy:TaxonomyWebTaggingControl ID="myWebTaggingControl" AllowFillIn="True" IsMulti="True" ...