Managed Metadata is not appearing in new documents

If you have set up Managed Metadata on a module and nothing is appearing in new documents you can follow the steps below to troubleshoot this issue.


  1. Open the Modul > List settings > Managed metadata and ensure that the "Enabled" box is ticked. 

  2. Ensure that the right columns are selected under the "Manged metadata fields" section.

  3. Open up a SharePoint management shell and run the 
    initialize-wpmanagedmetadata command.

  4. Try to remove the "Enabled" tick from No.1 > click save > refresh the site > Set the "Enabled" tick again and click safe.
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