SharePoint sp.taxonomy.js Term.getTerms not Working

A while back I worked on a small library with the SharePoint Online’s taxonomy, building the tree structure, and filtering the taxonomy data from SharePoint using JavaScript.

While most of the information can be found at SP.Taxonomy.js namespace in MSDN and many resources online. But I’m struggling with one particular method of Term, according to the MSDN, the function to search for a term under a term will be

SP.Taxonomy.Term.getTerms(termLabel, lcid, defaultLabelOnly, stringMatchOption, resultCollectionSize, trimUnavailable)

This is different than searching for a term under the term store or term set level, which need to use the SP.Taxonomy.LabelMatchInformation for the request. So the code for searching for term in a term will look something like this:

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January 15, 2017 · Stephen Saw

Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 - Part 3

After installed SQL Server 2012 from part 2, is time to install SharePoint Server 2013.

Download SharePoint Server 2013 Prerequisites PowerShell Scripts

Even though SharePoint installer will install all the prerequisites via online, but I sometimes prefer that I have a copy offline, because I don’t like to waste my bandwidth to redownload the installers when I want to reinstall my SharePoint for some reason.

There are some PowerShell scripts available in TechNet download, which help us to achieve that. So, get the scripts from there and extract the zip file.

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April 24, 2013 · Stephen Saw

Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 - Part 2

After installed and configured Windows Server 2012 from part 1, is time to install SQL Server 2012.

Install SQL Server 2012

Insert the installer disc, mount the iso file or whatever, and wait for the auto run. On the SQL Server Installation Center screen, click Installation on the left side, and click New SQL Server stand-alone installation or add features to and existing installation

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April 21, 2013 · Stephen Saw

Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2012 - Part 1

Been working on SharePoint (not extensively) for some times now, and it’s kind of interesting and frustrating when come to setting things up properly, and I finally have chance to trial out the latest and greatest of Windows Server and SharePoint.


  • Windows Server 2012
  • SQL Server 2012
  • SharePoint Server 2013 Preview

Install Windows Server 2012

This one would be the simplest of them all, boot the installer and install like Windows 7 or 8.

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April 16, 2013 · Stephen Saw