SharePoint 2013 App: TermSet Glossary

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The Layer2 Term Set Glossary App offers an automated, customizable A-Z index or glossary of Terms of your Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Portal.

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Layer2 Term Set Glossary App for SharePoint 2013:

Layer2 Term Set Glossary App for SharePoint 2013 2/18/2013 Layer 2 GmbH | Eiffestr. 664b| D-20537 Hamburg, Germany | sales@layer2de | www.layer2.de/en/ | +49 (0) 40 - 28 41 12 30 1

Who is Layer2?:

2/18/2013 Layer2 is one of the leading providers of Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 apps in Europe 2 Who is Layer2? As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and ISV based in Hamburg (Germany), Layer2 is one of the leading providers of Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 apps in Europe with a major focus on Data Integration, Collaborative Knowledge Management and Social Networking. Layer2 has also been known as a reliable partner to customers in Central Europe , offering additional consulting and services in the fields of SharePoint, .NET programming and IT infrastructure for more than 20 years .

What is the Layer2 Term Set Glossary App?:

2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App provides an additional navigation for content discovery and search 3 What is the Layer2 Term Set Glossary App? The Layer2 Term Set Glossary App offers an automated , customizable A-Z index or glossary of terms of your Microsoft SharePoint 2013 portal . This approach is well- known from technical books and is now used for improved corporate knowledge navigation . The app displays taxonomies or selected term sets of managed metadata and enterprise keywords right from the SharePoint Term Store l inked to the items and documents that are tagged with this terms , to the corresponding Hashtag Profile Page or any other custom page .

How does the Term Set Glossary App looks like?:

2/18/2013 The Layer2 Term Set Glossary App provides an additional navigation for content discovery and search 4 How does the Term Set Glossary App looks like ? Sample screen of the App Part displaying terms starting with „A“ and a description of the selected term . The link can point to a search result of all items and documents that are tagged with this term , or to any other term-related page , e.g. a Hashtag Profile Page.

Features and Benefits :

More efficient information access on SharePoint portals: The app offers an additional navigation that makes it easy and fast to find information for users, that don't know, where the information was originally located. A great step forward for employee portals, intranets, extranets and corporate Internet sites. Helps to build a common corporate language: The app could be used as some kind of company-wide glossary, very helpful for employees to find a common corporate language and understanding within the enterprise . Flexible settings: The index is rendered automatically based on the SharePoint Term Store. Starting nodes could be given from existing taxonomies . No additional effort: The index is built automatically – always up-to-date. Flexible user interface design and linking: The app comes with an easy to customize template- and style sheet-based output. Additional information from the term store, such as term descriptions or other properties can be displayed optionally as a tooltip. Terms can be linked to Hashtag Profile P ages , Wiki pages, or custom search driven result sets, e.g. all documents and items that are tagged with the linked term . 2/18/2013 The Layer2 Term Set Glossary App provides an additional navigation for content discovery and search 5 Features and Benefits

More Features and Benefits :

High security and compliance: The app uses client-side code only to access and query your SharePoint portal and display results. No information is transferred to any 3rd party application or server at any time. No changes are made to your SharePoint portal during installation. 100 % Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Technology: The app is based on the SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Metadata Management API and follows completely the new app concept of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 . Flexible licensing via Microsoft SharePoint App Store: Can be licensed per user or generally for the scope of the app. 2/18/2013 The Layer2 Term Set Glossary App provides an additional navigation for content discovery and search 6 More Features and Benefits

Setup – How to add an App from SharePoint Store?:

Go to Site Contents S elect Add An App Select SharePoint Store in left navigation Please note that you have to select any language to enter the SharePoint Store. Select English (US) to find the App . See next slide for next steps 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily installed 7 Setup – How to add an A pp from SharePoint Store?

Setup – How to find the Layer2 Term Set Glossary App?:

Enter the Microsoft SharePoint App Store Search for “Layer2” to find our Apps. Select the “Layer2 Term Set Glossary App for SharePoint”. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily installed 8 Setup – How to find the Layer2 Term Set Glossary App?

Setup – Placing the App Part :

After installing the App you´ll have the possibility to add the App Part to any page . Simply switch to the “Edit Mode " of the page and add the App Part as usual via the Ribbon Action Insert->App Part to the desired position . You can edit the app part settings at any time by selecting “Edit Web Part”. To configure your App Part you can choose from existing Setting Presets or create your own custom settings. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily installed 9 Setup – Placing the App Part

Setup – Using existing Templates :

Please select “Edit Mode” for the App Part as usual in the App Part title. To make it as easy as possible for users to configure the App Part, they can select from existing templates, e.g. Default1, Default2 etc. A template contains all information to configure the App Part like the index style, the starting node, number of terms to display at once etc. A preview of the chosen template is shown on selection . To create your own custom template please follow the link provided. If the template fits , users simply have to copy / paste the Template ID to the App Part settings dialogue, press OK to save and apply. See next page about how to create your own Template 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured . 10 Setup – Using existing Templates

Setup – How to Create and Manage Custom Templates :

You can create and mange custom t emplates at the App Part page. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured . 11 Setup – How to C reate and Manage C ustom Templates

Setup – How to Create and Manage Custom Templates :

You can select existing templates or create new custom ones. Please note that you can modify the templates later on to change all the app parts that have the template assigned to. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured . 12 Setup – How to C reate and Manage C ustom Templates

Setup – Custom Templates – Set Root Node:

You can select a Term Store, a Term Group or a Term Set as data source root node for the App Part to render as a glossary. The path to the root node selected is shown above the selector as a breadcrumb navigation. The selected root node is marked in the breadcrumb. You can select any node in the breadcrumb to go up in the navigation tree. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured . 13 Setup – Custom Templates – Set Root Node

Setup – Custom Templates – Set Max Items per Index Tab :

You can set the maximum number of items to display on initial page load for each index tab. For best performance, the recommended number of items displayed at once should not exceed 50 . You can customize to show more items at once, depending on configuration, resources and performance. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured . 14 Setup – Custom Templates – Set Max Items per Index Tab

Setup – Custom Templates – Set Link Type :

The app renders terms as links. You can setup the link type. Please note that you can change the resulting URL at any time to adapt for your configuration. SharePoint Search: A search result is shown with all items and documents that are tagged with this term. Hashtag Profile Page: The link will lead to the Hashtag Profile Page of the current term. Custom Link: You can link your own page type using the given placeholders for Termname and TermID in the URL. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured . 15 Setup – Custom Templates – Set Link Type

Setup – Custom Templates – Set Additional Term Properties :

You can display additional term properties as tool tip for each link. For example the term description can be shown as usual in a glossary-style application. Select the term properties you want to display in the tooltip. Please select as few as necessary to increase the performance . Please note that custom term properties are not managed in the current release. Please check further releases for this. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured. 16 Setup – Custom Templates – Set Additional Term Properties

Setup – Custom Templates – Set Index Style :

You can select preconfigured index sets, such as A-Z, or select Custom to create your own index style. Please separate items with "," e.g. "A,B,C, …" or " Aa , Ab , Ac, ..." etc. You can use any string to display terms that start with the prefix in the related tab. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured. 17 Setup – Custom Templates – Set Index Style

Setup – Custom Templates – Save Settings :

To save your configured template enter a name and confirm with “Save Template”. Now users can select this new template to configure their app part with a few clicks only. You can modify this template later on to change the already configured app parts consistently. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily configured . 18 Setup – Custom Templates – Save Settings

Licensing FAQs :

Is the app license a perpetual license? Yes . Currently no subscription-based licenses can be offered through the SharePoint App Store . Are there any user CALs required? It depends on the selected license type. You can license per user or for unlimited users within the scope of this app . Can I re-use the app part multiple times? Yes , you can create an unlimited number of instances of the app part within the scope of this app with different settings . I don’t want to use the app store for licensing. Are there other options? No , currently you can only license the app via the SharePoint app store. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily installed 19 Licensing FAQs

Technical FAQs :

What are the technical requirements? The app can be used on any Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, on-premise or in the Microsoft cloud (Office 365 / SharePoint Online ). Please note that a Term Store with Term Groups, Term Sets and Terms must be created before make use of the app. Which browsers are supported? The app can be used with all browsers that are known to be compatible with Microsoft SharePoint 2013 . How to setup the app? Please note our step-by-step instructions on the app page, additional FAQs, videos and release notes on web site www.layer2.de or contact sales@layer2.de directly for help. 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily installed 20 Technical FAQs

Release Notes :

What’s N ew? This is the first release of the Layer2 Term Set Glossary App. Installation and Upgrade Notes: Please follow the step-by-step instructions to setup and use. Please note that a taxonomy of Term Groups, Term Sets and Terms must exist in the SharePoint Term Store to make use of the app . Known Issues and Workarounds : Custom term attributes are not supported at this time. Please check next releases for this. By default a maximum of 10 terms are requested at once per glossary tab. This can be modified in the app part settings, depending on configuration and requirements. Please note that there is a Web Part for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and 2013 available with similar features and benefits here . If you have any issues displaying the App P art in Edit Mode (e.g. while hovering the style buttons in ribbon), please simply reload the page in the browser. There are no further known issues with this release at this time. See Help / FAQs for late-breaking information . 2/18/2013 The Term Set Glossary App can be easily installed 21 Release N otes

Layer2 SharePoint Apps –Who runs business with it?:

Layer2 apps are used all over the world in thousands of small , mid-sized and large companies and organizations like The Coca-Cola Company, Bauer Inc , IBM, Deloite , US Defense Department, NATO, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Unico Banking Group, Swiss Life AG and many others . See www.layer2.de/en/products/ for more products and customer references . 2/18/2013 Layer2 is one of the leading provider of SharePoint solutions , web parts and apps in Europe 22 Layer2 SharePoint Apps –Who runs business with it ?

Layer2 Partner Program for Reseller and Implementer:

Completely cost-free partner program. No contract required. Partner links at our product pages. Sales leads will find you as a local partner and will contact you for order and implementation support. 15 - 30 % discount on production licenses to use our solutions in your external customer projects or for resale. Place your orders using our on-line shop system . Simply enter your partner coupon codes to receive your discounts. As a partner you can use our solutions internally, for demonstration or within your intranet, extranet or even Internet as free NFR version. Premium support level with high priority and direct access to the product development team. Joint development options. Project support, if required. Free marketing and sales support, ready to use digital marketing kit including flyers, presentations and evaluation downloads. 2/18/2013 Layer2 as a vendor is powerful together with its partners - and for its partners. 23 Layer2 Partner Program for Reseller and Implementer

Layer2 company profile A reliable partner in the fields of SharePoint, .NET-programming and IT-Infrastructure since more than 20 years:

1991 Business formation as “Cords und Jacobi, EDV-Beratung und IT-Dienstleistungen ” in Hamburg, Germany 2001 Change of the company’s name to “Layer 2 GmbH ” 2003 Focus on Microsoft Technologies, especially .NET and SharePoint 2007 Market entry Austria and Switzerland 2008 Microsoft Certified Partner 2009 Start of international product marketing 2010 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner ISV / Software Competence 2011 Microsoft Cloud Accelerate Partner 2012 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Portals and Collaboration 2013 Microsoft Gold Application Development Partner Microsoft Gold Collaboration and Content Partner 2/18/2013 Layer2 – Successful for more than 20 years in the fields of SharePoint, .NET-programming and IT-Infrastructure 24 Layer2 company profile A reliable partner in the fields of SharePoint, .NET-programming and IT-Infrastructure since more than 20 years Hamburg Karlsruhe GERMANY

What are you waiting for? :

2/18/2013 Make your SharePoint even better – download and try Layer2 Apps today . 25 What are you waiting for ? Please go to the Microsoft SharePoint App Store: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps-for-sharepoint-FX102804987.aspx Be sure to have english language selected . Search for Layer2 Apps Install the 30 days trial versions and evaluate today . If you have any questions please contact sales@layer2.de directly .

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