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A-Z glossary of PageSeeder concepts


The broad scope of PageSeeder has left some important terms with more than one meaning. “'document'”, “properties”, and “metadata” are all such terms. The uses of metadata are as follows:

  • Document metadata – also known as “metadata property” or “publication metadata”,  the <metadata> element is a container for name / value pairs on the content. They are editable and have basic types, or very specific types when combined with Schematron. For further information, see this tutorial.
  • Universal Metadata Format – in this context, metadata is the same information as the <documentinfo> element, but in the Universal format packaging.

Metadata also refers to derived or system information about the document or fragment:

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