In this article I have explained managed metadata service in sharepoint 2013. Lets see how to configure managed metadata service application in sharepoint 2013. Open sharepoint central administration. Click on Manage service application which is under Application Management. On the page click new-> Managed metadata service.
This will open a Create New Managed Metadata Service, Enter the name of the service application. Enter Database name Am using WSS_Metadata_Service_App.
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Created a new application pool “Metadata_Apppool”. Configurable account will be “CRAZYSHAREPOINT\Spfarm”.
Click Ok to complete. Now see Managed metadata service application has been configured successfully.
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Click on managed metadata service application. Add users under term store administrators grant a permission to create a term and term sets. Addded CRAZYSHAREPOINT\Spadmin
Then Click on new group
Created new group named books.
Click under created group to create a new term set.
Enter SPAdmin as a group manager permissions
Now am going to create a new term set under books
Create a new group named “Books”
Create a term set named “Sharepoint”
Then Create a terms
It looks like below:
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Now open a team site
Create a document library. Then Create a new column named Category -> Column type:Managed Metadata. Then in the column Select your term set.
Now in your document library, Now upload a new document and in the properties dialog box you can see like below:
Now created terms has been added to the documents.
Hope this will be helpful.