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Taxonomy Term in SharePoint 2010

By Vijai Anand Ramalingam on Feb 24, 2011
In this article we will be seeing about the Term in SharePoint.


In this article we will be seeing about the Term in SharePoint.

In this article we will be seeing the following:

  • Create a new Term for a TermSet
  • Get all the Terms for a particular TermSet

Steps Involved:
  • Open visual studio 2010.
  • Create a new console application.
  • Add the following references.
     
    • Microsoft.SharePoint.dll
    • Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.dll
  • Add the following namespaces.
     
    • Using Microsoft.SharePoint;
    • Using Microsoft.Sharepoint.Taxonomy;

Create new Term for a Termset:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.SharePoint;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy;
namespace EMM
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://serverName:10/"))
            {
                TaxonomySession taxonomySession = new TaxonomySession(site);
                TermStore termStore = taxonomySession.TermStores["MMS"];
                Group group = termStore.Groups["SharePoint Group"];
                TermSet termSet = group.TermSets["Word Automation Term Set"];
                Term term1 = termSet.CreateTerm("Conversion Settings term", 1033);
                Term term2 = termSet.CreateTerm("Conversion Job term", 1033);
                Term term3 = termSet.CreateTerm("Conversion Format term", 1033);
                termStore.CommitAll();
            }
        }
    }
}

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Get all the terms for a particular termset:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.SharePoint;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy;
namespace EMM
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://servcerName:10/"))
            {
                TaxonomySession taxonomySession = new TaxonomySession(site);
                TermStore termStore = taxonomySession.TermStores["MMS"];
                Group group = termStore.Groups["SharePoint Group"];
                TermSet termSet = group.TermSets["BCS"];
                TermCollection termCol = termSet.Terms;
                foreach (Term term in termCol)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine(term.Name);
                }
                Console.ReadLine();
            }
        }
    }
}