Get Metadata Tags Information


This REST API allows to obtain tags and properties information from document metadata. Endpoint accepts document storage path as input payload.

Operation traverses whole metadata tree packages and retrieve properties within the package.

The table below contains the full list of properties.


|FileInfo.FilePath|The path of the document, located in the storage.|Required. |FileInfo.StorageName|Storage name|Could be omitted for default storage.

Resource URI

HTTP POST ~/metadata/tags

Swagger UI lets you call this REST API directly from the browser.

cURL Example


  • First get JSON Web Token

  • Please get your App Key and App SID from Kindly place App Key in “client_secret” and App SID in “client_id” argument. curl -v “"
    -X POST
    -d “grant_type#client_credentials&client_id#xxxx&client_secret#xxxx”
    -H “Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded”
    -H “Accept: application/json”

  • cURL example to get document information curl -v “"
    -X POST
    -H “Content-Type: application/json”
    -H “Accept: application/json”
    -H “Authorization: Bearer ” -d “{ FilePath: ‘/documents/input.docx’ }”

Response { “rootPackage”: { “packageName”: “Root”, “packageProperties”: [], “innerPackages”: [ { “packageName”: “FileFormat”, “packageProperties”: [ { “name”: “FileFormat”, “value”: null, “propertyType”: “Empty”, “accessLevel”: “Read”, “tags”: [ { “name”: “FileFormat”, “category”: “Content” } ] }, { “name”: “MimeType”, “value”: null, “propertyType”: “Empty”, “accessLevel”: “Read”, “tags”: [ { “name”: “FileFormat”, “category”: “Content” } ] }, { “name”: “WordProcessingFileFormat”, “value”: null, “propertyType”: “Empty”, “accessLevel”: “Read”, “tags”: [ { “name”: “FileFormat”, “category”: “Content” } ] } ], “innerPackages”: [] }, …
] } }


Using an SDK (API client) is the quickest way for a developer to speed up the development. An SDK takes care of a lot of low-level details of making requests and handling responses and lets you focus on writing code specific to your particular project. Check out our GitHub repository for a complete list of GroupDocs.Metadata Cloud SDKs along with working examples, to get you started in no time. Please check Available SDKs article to learn how to add an SDK to your project.

Get Metadata Tags Information