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The export of the Taxonomy in SharePoint 2010 is something quite painful. In the web we can find a lot of tools, posts, suggestions, advice but – since today – I didn’t find something that really worked for me.

So, finally, I had a request from a client quite simple:

  • I want to see all may taxonomy in an Excel file, in order that the Businesses can read it easily
  • I want to export my taxonomy for my new production farm and I want that the restore is completely transparent. (meaning: I want my ID back!)

and I have decided to build my own project.
Let’s be honest…I didn’t discover the moon, but I got what I was looking for and-  if you like it – you will be able to download it from CodePlex at this address:

The tool is a CMD program line (with some fr...

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The managed metadata of SharePoint 2010 is one of the best new feauture in SharePoint 2010. You can manage taxonomy field directly in the Central Administration and even manage several languages with the language pack over there.

By the way, in some Site Collection template you’ll not find this feature and you’ll have the following behavior trying to create a new Taxonomy field.

This feature is hidden and yo have it in your Site Collection you must activate it by Powershell.

Enable-SPFeature -id "73ef14b1-13a9-416b-a9b5-ececa2b0604c" -Url <Site-Url>
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