Using PowerShell to implement a Farm-wide Global Navigation solution from the Managed Metadata Term Store in SharePoint 2013

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In this post, Application Development Managers, Daniel Setlock and John Spinella demonstrate how to export the Managed Metadata Term Store via PowerShell to a SiteMap, and import that SiteMap into a multi-tiered dropdown into the Structured Navigation within SharePoint through a code-less method.

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We had a requirement at a customer to provide unified Global Navigation across their SharePoint 2013 farm, ideally that was fed through the Term Store they had already developed within the Managed Metadata Service. It was a struggle to find a solution that was easy enough to maintain, and provided the experience that users desired, and we thought others might like to take advantage of it.  Continue reading on John’s blog.

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