How To Alphabetize Taxonomy Order Via API

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This article contains a sample on how to alphabetize taxonomy order in the CMS using the Ektron framework API.

This is the sample using the TaxonomyManager as seen here.

protected void uxSubmit_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            Ektron.Cms.Framework.Organization.TaxonomyManager taxonomyManager = new Ektron.Cms.Framework.Organization.TaxonomyManager();

            //Ektron.Cms.API.Content.Taxonomy taxAPI = new Ektron.Cms.API.Content.Taxonomy();
            //Ektron.Cms.TaxonomyRequest taxonomyReq = new Ektron.Cms.TaxonomyRequest();

            //taxonomyReq.TaxonomyId = Objectvalue;
            //taxonomyReq.TaxonomyLanguage = 1033;
            //taxonomyReq.IncludeItems = true;
            //taxonomyReq.Depth = 1;
            //taxonomyReq.SortOrder = "taxonomy_item_display_order";
            //taxonomyReq.SortDirection = "Ascending";

            //Ektron.Cms.TaxonomyData taxData = taxAPI.LoadTaxonomy(ref taxonomyReq);

            // We query the DB for the taxonomy that exists in the DB as displayed in the workarea.
            Ektron.Cms.TaxonomyData taxData = taxonomyManager.GetTree(89, 1, false, null, Ektron.Cms.Common.EkEnumeration.TaxonomyType.Content, Ektron.Cms.Common.EkEnumeration.TaxonomyItemsSortOrder.taxonomy_item_display_order);

            // We then sort that list by name to have an alphabetical order
            List sortedTaxData = taxData.Taxonomy.OrderBy(x => x.Name).ToList();

            // This code here will take the sorted order and call ReOrder on each item in the list giving it the new position.
            int pos = 1;

            foreach (Ektron.Cms.TaxonomyData t in sortedTaxData)
                taxonomyManager.Reorder(Convert.ToInt64(t.Id), pos, false);
                //Response.Write(" Tax ID: " + t.Id + " pos: " + pos);
        catch (Exception ex)