Creating a Term Store Group and Term Set - Exercise

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Creating a Term Store Group and Term Set - Exercise

Creating a Term Store Group and Term Set

Duration: 10 to 15 minutes.
  1. Navigate to your team site.
  2. Create a new Group, Term Set, and Terms.

    You must have either the Standard or Enterprise version of SharePoint Server 2013 for this exercise.

    1. Click the Settings icon and choose the Site Settings option. Settings menu.
    2. Click the Term store management link listed under the Site Administration heading. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    3. Right-click the Managed Metadata Service and choose New Group from the menu. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set

      If you do not see the New Group option, it is most likely because your account has not been added to the Term Store Administrators list. You will need to contact your farm administrator to perform that task.

    4. Type "<<Your Name>> Location" in the new group field; adding your name to the group name will make sure it is unique within your farm. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    5. Right-click the new Location group and choose New Term Set from the drop-down menu. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    6. Type "Cities" in the new Term Set field. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    7. Right-click the new Cities Term Set and choose Create Term from the menu. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    8. Type "Atlanta" in the new Term field and press Enter (the system will automatically create a new empty term for you to type something into when you press Enter). Keep typing cities until you have a list that looks similar to the following image: Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    9. Click the Cities term set to view the Properties page of the term set.
    10. Click the Open radio button in the Submission Policy settings of the Cities term set. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    11. Click the Save button to save the changes to the term set.
  3. Add Other Labels for some of the city terms.
    1. Click the Atlanta term and type "ATL" in the Other Labels field. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
    2. Click the Save button to save the new abbreviation.
    3. Add additional abbreviations to some of the cities in the Term Set.
  4. Click your site's title link in the Top Link menu to navigate back to the home page of the site. Exercise - Term Store Group and Term Set
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