A metadata template describes a set of key/value pairs that can be assigned to a file or folder.
For example, an
invoiceData template might hold data about an invoice, having
a field for the invoice ID as well as the customer ID.
A file or folder can have multiple distinct template instances
associated with it, such as a
marketingCollateral instance and a
Metadata templates are grouped into two distinct groups, or scopes.
Learn more about Metadata Scopes
Permissions and restrictions
There is a limit of 500 templates per enterprise.
Creating metadata templates is restricted to users with admin permission. This means that only admins, or co-admins who have been granted rights to Create and edit metadata templates for your company by the admin can use the web app or the API to manage templates.