Creating a Term Store Group and Term Set

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Creating a Term Store Group and Term Set

Creating a Term Store Group and Term Set

The following walk-through will show you how to create a new Term Group, Term Set, and Terms hierarchy. Because the Managed Metadata Service is shared by the entire Farm it is important to use a Term Group name that will not conflict with others.

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

  1. Create a new Term Group within the Managed Metadata Service named "Demo Group".
    1. Click the Settings menu button and select the Site settings options.
    2. Click the Term store management link from the Site Administration group on the Site Settings page. Term Store Group and Term Set
    3. Right-click the Managed Metadata Service and choose New Group from the menu. Term Store Group and Term Set
    4. Type "<<Your Name>> Demo Group" in the field, adding your name to the group name will make sure it is unique within your farm. Term Store Group and Term Set
    5. Right-click the <<Your Name>> Demo Group and select the New Term Set option. Term Store Group and Term Set
    6. Type "Contoso Departments" in the field provided. Term Store Group and Term Set
    7. Right-click Contoso Departments and select the Create Term option. Term Store Group and Term Set
    8. Type "Accounting" in the field provided and press the Enter key.
    9. Repeat the previous step and add "Marketing" and "Information Technology" to the Term Set. Term Store Group and Term Set
  2. Add an abbreviation for the Information Technology term.
    1. Click to select the Information Technology term.
    2. In the term properties area, type "IT" in the Other Labels field. Term Store Group and Term Set
    3. Click the Save button at the bottom of the Term's property page.
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