Facets

Facets

What:
Classification approach that assigns values for a set of mutually exclusive categories (or facets) to a specific content item in a group of similar objects. For used car listings, such facets would include price, colour, make, model, year, mileage, and location.

Why:
Facets allow more flexible classification and navigation — rather than only finding a specific content item through a fixed path (as in a taxonomy) users can browse by the facets that matter the most to them. Facets are often used to refine search queries as well.



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