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You must have the Taxonomy Manager role or the Editorial Lead role to complete this action.

  • From the Admin Toolbar, click


    on Structure.

  • From the Structure menu,


    select Taxonomy.

  • Click on


     list terms


     to view existing terms or

  • Click on the drop-down arrow under Operation in the row associated with the content type you want to add terms to.

  • Click on Add Terms.

    • Type your term in the Name field.

    • If the term requires more description, add it to the Description field. 

    • If the term relates to an already-existing Term, select the Parent term from the Relations section.

    • The default URL for this term will be a generic Taxonomy path (i.e. /taxonomy/term/01234). If you want your term to be found at a specific URL, type it in the URL Alias field (i.e. /new-taxonomy-term).


  • Click Save.

Adding Taxonomy to Content Items

To add a Taxonomy term to Taxonomy term to a new or existing document:

(only 1 Taxonomy term can be added to content)

  • Add Content

  • Create a Content Item

    • most Content Types have the option to add Taxonomy terms but using different methods:

      • Bio > add Bio Type

      • Contact > add a Contact Type

      • Event > add Event Type

      • Locations > add Location Type

      • News > add News Type

  • Scroll down to the Type depending on your Content Type: Document/Press Release/Locations/Staff 

  • Choose




     from the list.

  • Click Save.

  • Publish


     when ready.