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Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majumdar, Munwar Shariff, Amita Bhandari

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Categorizing content

Categorization allows information to be classified in a number of ways. Various technologies use various terminologies such as hierarchies, taxonomies and ontology for the same concept.

In Alfresco, all of the content can be linked to one or more categories. Categories are defined and managed by administrators only. Categories can have sub-categories, and there is no limitation on the number of categories that can be defined, or depth of the hierarchy. Categorization aids in searching, and the advanced search form in Alfresco allows you to search for content based on categories.

Managing categories

Carry out the following steps to create two new categories called Technology and Products for your sample application:

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