I was trying to import the csv file with 5500 items in it and it is also having metadata items when i try to use powershell script to populate the data from csv to list everything is showing in list except the metadata items column is blank.Unable to get the metadata items into list please help me out in this regard. Thanks in advance.

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There's a post by Paul Childs that maybe of similar interest (file upload with metadata using PowerShell) -Bulk upload files with metadata into SharePoint using PowerShell

Another post (in C#) - Updating Managed Metadata Column Values (TaxonomyField)

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  • @Benny - the post was ~2 years ago. I'll update the post shortly. Thanks. Commented Jan 9, 2014 at 13:07
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