Designing a Category Structure

After you have determined that utilizing categories will be an added value to your organization's use of SharePoint Portal Server, you will need to begin designing a logical and feasible hierarchy. Designing a category structure involves planning and collaborating with your users and content owners.

The target audiences for the category feature are content authors, readers, and visitors. You should consider these users stakeholders in your category design. Content authors will be very familiar with the workspace; therefore, readers and visitors should be the primary focus for your category structure design. They require logical guidance to the information for which they are searching. Ultimately, you want to design ...

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