Categorizing Assets

How to Categorize Assets | Associate taxonomy categories (i.e., tags) to with Assets Tree items via the Categorize tab.


Prerequisites:


Users can associate taxonomy categories with assets in the Assets area's Categorize tab.

Note: Alternatively, users can associate taxonomy categories with assets in the Assets area's Overview tab.

To categorize an asset via the Categorize tab:

  1. Navigate to Assets > Assets Tree.
  2. Select the asset to categorize.
  3. Click the Categorize tab. The Taxonomy Tree displays on the leftmost side and associated categories display on the rightmost side of the tab.

    Associated Categories

    Additional Info:

    A category with a checkmark in the Taxonomy Tree indicates the category associates with the content item.

    A category with an arrow in the Taxonomy Tree indicates that the content item is tagged with one or more of the (unexpanded) sub-categories.

    Associated Categories

  4. Choose one of the following steps:
    • Associate categories with the asset.
      1. Choose one of the following steps.
        • Enter the first few letters of the category in the Search field. Click the category in the drop-down list.
        • Locate and click the category to associate in the Taxonomy Tree. Use Ctrl+click to multi-select categories.

          Associate Categories

      2. Click the right arrow. The category displays in the associations list.
    • Clear categories from the content item.
      1. Click the category to remove in the associations list. Use Ctrl+click to multi-select categories.

        Disassociate Categories

      2. Click the left arrow. The CMS removes the category from the list of tagged terms.
  5. Click Save.