Hierarchical taxonomies API
Create a Hierarchical taxonomy and a new Taxon
Sitefinity CMS exposes manager classes for every type of content.
The following code sample creates a hierarchical taxonomy and a taxon:
The code creates a taxonomy with the following structure:
You first get the
TaxonomyManager. When creating hierarchical taxonomies,
CreateTaxonomy() method is used with
HierarchicalTaxonomy type. All taxa added to this taxonomy must be of type
HierarchicalTaxon. In this example, there are two operations - adding a taxon to the taxonomy and adding a taxon to a taxon.
You are also setting the properties of the taxonomy and the taxa, and invoke
SaveChanges() in the end.
Find a hierarchical taxonomy
To find a hierarchical taxonomy by its name, use the following code sample:
First, you get the taxonomy by id, then, you search its taxa by name.