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Hands-On: Categorizing Content

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    with Addison Berry
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    Drupal core comes with a taxonomy module
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    enabled by default.
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    And it even provides a vocabulary for you out of the box,
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    called Tags.
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    But we need something a little bit more than that
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    and more specific to our use case.
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    So in this lesson, we're going to create a new vocabulary,
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    we're going to add specific terms to it instead of having something
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    that's like free tagging, where can just sort of do whatever you want.

Hands-On: Categorizing Content

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The Taxonomy module is included in core and is enabled by default when you install Drupal, along with a Tags vocabulary, which you can use to allow users to freely tag their content. In this lesson, we'll create a new vocabulary, populate it with the terms we need, and then add the vocabulary to our article content type.