The cross-site publishing catalog lists and libraries rely on managed metadata to organize and reference content in the lists and libraries. In this recipe, we will create a term set to use for product catalog navigation.
Managed metadata term sets may be created and managed at both the farm (service application) and the site collection level. Term sets at the site collection level are only available for that site collection. In order for a term set to be usable with cross-site publishing between site collections, it needs to be at the farm level. In our example, we will create our term set at the farm level.
Follow these steps to create a categories term set: