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Terms are the basic unit or smallest item in Managed Metadata or Taxonomy. TermSet is just a collection of Terms.Like say if you want to create a taxonomy for countries and their cities. Country will become the TermSet (eg:England) and cities will be Terms inside respective termsets ie London will be term inside England. Tags are special terms , they are ...


The big difference between Keywords and Terms are that Terms are controlled by you (normally) and Keywords are controlled by the users. Sometimes Keywords are referred to as Folksonomy whereas Terms are referred to as Taxonomy. To use Terms to tag a document, create a custom Site Column and map that to a TermSet (which is a collection/hierarchy of Terms), ...

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