Unilexicon: taxonomy editor and tagging suite
- Visual tool for managing controlled vocabularies
- uses hypertree graphs to allow users exploring and editing vocabularies
- helps users to comprehend relations in large taxonomies
- Tagging tool for tagging resources using controlled vocabularies
- use controlled vocabularies from the repository to tag your resources and web pages
- works contextually as a Chrome browser extension
Content findability toolkit
Create, Export, Import, Explore, Manage, Iteratively improve
- Vocabulary, Classification, Taxonomy
- Tagging in context
Standard technology: HTML+CSS+JS, Python
Standard formats: SKOS, JSON, Excel/CSV
Server Installation - Vocabulary editor & repository
Install Python, MySQL or your database of choice and all required packages.
pip install -r requirements.txt
Create database and add name, user and password to settings_local.py based on the text template provided.
./manage.py migrate ./manage.py runserver
For MySQL enable fulltext indexes.
ALTER TABLE concepts ADD FULLTEXT(name); ALTER TABLE concepts ADD FULLTEXT(description);
Import SKOS vocabularies from disk (or upload them later):
./manage.py load_skos -r <directory of the vocabularies to import e.g.: /path/to/vocabs/>
Browser Installation - Tagging tool
User: In Chrome browser go to your vocabulary editor > click tagging > Install.
Developer: hit Wrench > Tools > Extensions > Expand + Developer Mode > Load unpacked extension > Choose folder to load sources from. It should be ./tag/
|Graph visualisation||the Jit||thejit.org|
|Templates, ORM, MVC||Django||djangoproject.com|
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Static media files are served using Nginx, which serves as a reverse proxy. It sends requests for paths that do not exist on the disk to Gunicorn server.
Gunicorn listens on port 8080. nginx.conf proxy_pass is set to 8000 django dev server, so this needs changing for deployment.
Another important bit of the config file is:
This allows the Chrome tagging extension to get on with the AJAX Cross Site Scripting(XSS) security controls.
Tagging extension for Google Chrome has a bit of configuration on top of the tag.js file. Unpacked code is in the /tag folder.
If you want to use Unilexicon to develop and run commercial projects and applications, the Commercial license is the appropriate license. With this option, your source code is kept proprietary.
Once purchased, you are granted a commercial BSD style license and all set to use Unilexicon in your business.
Small Team License (£2500) Small Team License for up to 8 developers
Organization License (£4500) Commercial Organization License for Unlimited developers
Open source license
If you are creating an open source application under a license compatible with the GNU GPL license v3, you may use Unilexicon under the terms of the GPLv3.