Plan managed metadata in SharePoint Server 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Summary: Find links to articles about managed metadata and taxonomy in SharePoint Server 2013.
The following articles on TechNet and related resources provide information about managed metadata planning in SharePoint Server 2013.
Managed metadata is a hierarchical collection of centrally managed terms that you can define and then use as attributes for items in SharePoint Server 2013. The first articles in this section explain key concepts about managed metadata in SharePoint Server 2013. Additional articles in the section provide guidance about how to identify managed metadata for your solution, and how to determine the managed metadata services and connections that you will have to have to implement your solution.
The following articles about managed metadata are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.
Learn about managed metadata including terms, term sets, and enterprise keywords.
Learn about the SharePoint managed metadata service application, managed metadata connections, and the permissions that are required to access managed metadata.
Learn how to plan a SharePoint managed metadata taxonomy, how to determine and organize term sets, and how to define terms.
Figure out how many SharePoint managed metadata services and connections to the services you must have to meet your business requirements.