As in SharePoint 2010 we can configure Metadata Term Store Management on SharePoint 2013. Actually everybody knows what Term store Management is, but let’s have a look again.
Metadata actually plays a very critical role across the organization. When we want to identify any specific information, we tag the information.
We always begin with a Term. Term is any phrase or a word given to identify specific content or information on a site.
Metadata plays very critical role in defining a strict policy of tagging items based on specific terms only which will internally help people to find and locate the information easily when they search any content specific to their area of interest. When
any items tagged properly, then the search becomes very easy.
If you want to create a new Service Application connect to the Central Administration
and click on Manage Service Applications
Select Managed Metadata Service
SharePoint will prompt you a little wizard and you have to fill some information to create your service.
Please provide a:
When you finished giving all the information to the wizard, you should see that the service has been
started. Be sure that the same is for you.
On the ribbon click to Administrators
and provide a user who will get “full control” for these services.
I’m using SPFarm, but remember this is NOT a good manner. You have to use a
The next step will be to check under Services on Server if the Managed Metadata Service is running.
Create a new Term Set Audi, and creates new
Terms. In my case I
used Lease cars and provided:
Create now a new custom list, and add a new column. The type should be Managed Metadata and select your
Term set AUDI.
When you want to fill any value beginning with Audi, you will see a little list with all the values of
2 new options are available under Term Store Management;