CKAN SemanticTags plugin offers the possibility for Open Data Portals to tag their datasets with semantic resources.
What can you do with the SemanticTags plugin? ——————————————-With the SemanticTags plugin you can:
CKAN offers from core an RDF description of the set of metadata of each database. However, linking the databases to external semantic resources was not possible. SemanticTags fills this gap, allowing datasets to be tagged with LOD resources.
Settings - Associations between tags and registered semantic tags.
Dataset - Link to tags and associated semantic tags
RDF output, linking dataset to the Linked Open Data cloud.
CKAN >= 2.4
To install ckanext-semantictags:
Activate your CKAN virtual environment, for example:
Install the ckanext-semantictags Python package into your virtual environment:
pip install ckanext-semantictags
Run the database migration:
paster --plugin=ckanext-semantictags semantictags migrate -c /etc/ckan/default/production.ini
ckan.pluginssetting in your CKAN config file (by default the config file is located at
Restart CKAN. For example if you’ve deployed CKAN with Apache on Ubuntu:
sudo service apache2 reload
To install ckanext-semantictags for development, activate your CKAN virtualenv and do:
git clone https://github.com/alantygel/ckanext-semantictags.git cd ckanext-semantictags python setup.py develop paster --plugin=ckanext-semantictags semantictags migrate -c /etc/ckan/default/development.ini
semantictags to the
ckan.plugins setting in your CKAN
config file (by default the config file is located at
Navigate to yoursite/semantictags
This work was driven in the context of the research STODaP project, developed at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and the University of Bonn (Germany)