A complete reference of PageSeeder's markup language PSML



The <metadata> element contains metadata properties for the document.


This element is always overwritten when a PSML document is uploaded. There is currently no support for an overwrite="false" attribute here.

Usage context

Element categorymetadata
PSML levelportable
Permitted content<properties> <notes>
Permitted parent<document> <compareto>
HTML equivalentno equivalent
OpenXML equivalent
PSStandard equivalent


This element includes the following attributes

editidxs:longnoThe XLink ID for the latest edit
modifiedxs:dateTimenoThe last edit date


The ID of the latest edit. An XLink ID is unique within a PageSeeder instance. INFORMATIONAL - ignored by upload.


This attribute value is specific to a PageSeeder server as it refers to the XLink representing the last edit.


The date this fragment was last modified. It corresponds to the date of the last modified XLink. INFORMATIONAL - ignored by upload.


    <property name="part-id" value="FY765A"/>
    <property name="part-category" value="Industrial"/>


XML Schema

  <xs:element name="metadata">
        <xs:element ref="properties"   minOccurs="0" />
        <xs:element ref="notes"        minOccurs="0" />
      <xs:attribute name="modified" type="xs:dateTime" />
      <xs:attribute name="editid" type="xs:long" />


Relax schema

element metadata {
   attribute modified { xs:dateTime },
   attribute editid { xs:long },
   element properties,
   element notes


This element was introduced in PSML beta 10 and is supported from PageSeeder 5.9.

See also

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