Content Type Hub: No content types have been subscribed

April 25th, 2011

So you have setup your Metadata Service Application (including the content type hub url), you configured the proxy (making sure to check the consume content type checkbox), and you have published your content types!  So everything is working right?  Wrong.

What site did you use as the site collection root?  If custom, what was the site used for your template?  Turns out that not all site definitions have the TaxonomyFeatureStapler, including the Blank Site.  This feature is required to work with the Managed Metadata service.

There is a powershell command to add the missing feature:  Enable-SPFeature –Url “http://sitecollection” -Identity “TaxonomyFieldAdded”

Additional information: http://www.novolocus.com/2011/04/06/why-blank-root-sites-dont-work-with-the-managed-metadata-field/

1 Comment

  • Dylan
    November 8, 2013 at 1:29AM Reply

    Just leaving a comment to say this was the fix for me – was pulling my hair out, this solved it.

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