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Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation by Pallika Majmudar, Rajesh R Avatani, Snehal Shah, Jayesh Prajapati, Munwar Shariff, Vinita Choudhary, Vandana Pal, Amita Bhandari

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Categorizing content

Categorization helps 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 subcategories and there is no limitation on the number of categories that can be defined, or depth of hierarchy. Categorization aids in searching, and the advanced search form in Alfresco allows you to search the content filtered by various categories.

Managing categories

Follow these steps to create two new categories called Technology and Products for your example application:

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