In the previous recipe, we saw how to create term sets and terms in the Term Store. In this recipe, we will see how to create a column that utilizes these terms and makes them available to end-users for tagging. We will create a managed metadata site column called Contoso Department for this recipe. The purpose of this column will be to enable users to tag documents with the department that authored it and is responsible for it.
You will need Design or Full Control permissions for the site within which you would like to create the new column.
How to do it...
To create a new site column that utilizes the taxonomy from the Term Store, do the following:
- Browse to the Site Settings page for the site, as described in the Viewing and changing sitesettings recipe in Chapter 3, Working with Modern Sites in SharePoint Online.
- Then click Site columns under the Web Designer...