Content Query Web Parts and Site Categories

Here’s a thought – wouldn’t it be cool to have a way of getting content from Sites in a Site Collection, but filtered by their category data?

At the moment, the Content Query Web Part gives you 3 options as to what sites it queries:

  1. A specific site
  2. This site and its children
  3. All sites in the collection

Wouldn’t it be great, though, to form that list of target sites based on a category? For example, in a big company it may have a number of divisions, each with their own ‘Finance’ department. A content query web part that could show content from all the ‘Finance’ category sites across the organisation would be very cool.

Can’t see a way of doing it at the moment though. I suppose I could write my own web-part – but the Content Query Web Part gives you so much already, I don’t want to have to replicate that.

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Content Query Web Parts and Site Categories

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