Understanding taxonomy


show more Understanding taxonomy provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the CMS Fundamentals show less
please wait ...

Understanding taxonomy

In our last movie, we talked about metadata and how it can help add organization to your content and assist the CMS in managing it. Taxonomy is another tool for organizing content and assisting CMS functionality. Essentially, taxonomy is a way to classify information in a specific, hierarchical structure. This is a little bit easier to understand when it's visualized. Let's say that you're creating a blog about healthy eating. The content on the blog is likely to reflect that focus. Making it easier to categorize the site's content, you might come up with terms like 'lunch', and 'chicken', 'vegetables', 'recipes', 'dinner', 'meat', 'eggplant', and all the rest of these words we've got here.

Now while these are descriptive, they're not really doing much for you in terms of organization. However, what if you rearranged these terms? At the top you could put Recipes, and under that add categories for Dinner and Lun...

Understanding taxonomy
Video duration: 3m 35s 3h 11m Beginner

Viewers:

Understanding taxonomy provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the CMS Fundamentals

Subject:
Web
Author:
please wait ...