Manage taxonomy (SM)

Open Social • 13 December 2016

Taxonomy is used in open social to categorising similar users or topics. Taxonomy can only be configured by site managers.


There are 3 taxonomy sets for users:

  • Expertise. This taxonomy categorise users by their expert skills or knowledge in a specific area. Authenticated users can specify expertise in their own profiles.
  • Interest. This taxonomy categorise users by activities users like to do outside their work.  Authenticated users can specify interest to their own profile.
  • Profile tag. This taxonomy categorise users by their special role in the community. Only content managers and site manager can give profile tag to a user.


Besides, there are taxonomy sets for topic types and event types:

  • Topic type. This taxonomy set topics categories.
  • Event type. This taxonomy set events categories.