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process externaluri metadata

/members/{member}/externaluris/{uri}/urlmetadata/process [POST]


Process an external URI by re-generating its metadata from the URL source.

Properties not in the URL type template are always removed and new ones added no matter what the parameters are. New properties not listed in the metadata-properties parameter are added with empty values.


Name Description Required Type Default value
metadata-properties Comma-separated list of metadata properties to add/update no string
overwrite Whether to overwrite existing URL info (title, description, labels) no boolean false


This service requires contributor or higher in a group with edit all URLs permission.


XML output:

<metadata-process updated="[true|false]">
  <uri ...> ... </uri>

Error Handling

No specific errors expected for this generator.

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