How to Add Vocabulary in Drupal?

Posted on February 1st, 2017

Drupal provides a self-optimized web content management tool. The sites created on Drupal can detect the browser of the user’s device and change itself just like we set it for that specific device. Drupal can easily integrate with other reporting tools just like Google Analytics. Drupal allows you to simply install different modules to add new functionality to your site. For example, if you want to use Bing as your Drupal website search engine, just install a module.

Drupal also provides a feature Called Vocabulary. Vocabulary, according to the official site is a container of terms used across the system. Adding and managing a vocabulary is a simple process in the Drupal web management tool. Let’s see how we can add and manage vocabulary in Drupal.

Add Vocabulary in Drupal

Step 1: Log in to the Drupal Admin panel with your Username and Password.

Step 2: Go to the tab ‘Structure’ as shown in the following image.

How to add Vocabulary in Drupal - Step 1 and 2

Step 3: Now, click on the ‘Taxonomy’ as you can see in the below image.

How to add Vocabulary in Drupal - Step 3

Step 4: Click on the +Add Vocabulary button.

How to add vocabulary in Drupal - Step 4

Step 5: Enter Name and Description in the textbox. Name of the vocabulary and similar words in the description. * is for mandatory data.

How to add vocabulary in Drupal - Step 5

Step 6: Click on the SAVE button. It will save the new vocabulary to Drupal.

How to add vocabulary in Drupal - Step 6

Step 7: When you add a vocabulary successfully. You can see that vocabulary I taxonomy tab. From here you can easily manage the vocabulary.

How to add vocabulary in Drupal - Step 7

So, this is how you can add a vocabulary in a Drupal site. This vocabulary will make your content manageable and searchable from anywhere on Drupal. It is very useful to categorise your website.

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