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Liferay User Interface Development by Frank Yu, Xinsheng Chen, Jonas X. Yuan

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Asset tag and category

The portal tagging system allows us to tag web content, documents, message board threads, and more, and dynamically publish assets by tags (both folksonomies and taxonomies). Tags provide a way of organizing and aggregating the content.

Folksonomy is a user-driven approach to organizing content through tags, cooperative classification, and communication through shared metadata. A tag may be associated with many assets, whereas an asset may have many tags associated with it. This is what we called tagging content. Also, a tag may have many properties. Each property is made up of name-value pairs.

In general, a tag may be associated with content. Using tags, you can tag almost anything—bookmarks' entries, blogs' entries, ...

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