Each taxonomy term has an ID number. Some Views such as the Vertical Content List can be filtered by terms, and to configure this you need to know the ID of the term.

1. Taxonomy list

Step 1

In the administration menu, go to Structure > Taxonomy > The vocabulary containing the desired term

navigate to vocabulary term list

Step 2

  1. Hover over the edit hyperlink
  2. Review the URL path which includes the taxonomy term ID of the term component, which in this example is 307.

Taxonomy term id

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2. Tag field on content type

For vocabularies you don't have access to edit, but still need to find a term ID from.

Step 1

Note: The following uses the development tools built into the Chrome browser.

On a content type that uses the Tags field, edit the page and right-click on the term in the Tags field drop down. Select "Inspect".

right click on the term and inspect

Step 2

In the HTML that Inspect shows, the value for that term is the Term ID.

identify taxonomy term ID in HTML

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