Why use the taxonomy manager module
The two main advantages of the taxonomy module are
- Being able to simply merge terms. For example a free tagging taxonomy may have the terms namespace and namespaces, a typical problem with taxonomies. Simply renaming the plural with the taxonomy module still leaves two terms, now with the same name.
Alternatively the page(s) originally linked tonamespaces must be re-linked to the singular namespace term.
The taxonomy manager module will accomplish this in one operation as the following diagram indicates
- The second and perhaps main advantage, is the taxonomy manager module allows you to split or combine two different vocabularies, or simply move terms between them. For example you may have two vocabularies. One (say) multiselect, under admin control, and the other free tagging, under contributor control. Periodically you may choose to move terms between the vocabularies, as the site develops