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Metadata Quick Start

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Metadata Quick Start

The Metadata APIs are a great tool to allow applications to automatically add additional information to files and folders.

An example of Metadata

Overview

This guide will take you through the following steps.

  1. List all templates available to you.
  2. Create a custom metadata template to hold data specific to your enterprise.
  3. Apply a custom metadata template to a file, allowing you to assign custom data to a file.
  4. Update metadata instance on a file, allowing you to change the data assigned to a file.
  5. Update a metadata template and change the data applied to all instances of this template.
  6. Create a query to find files by metadata and change the data applied to all instances of this template.