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Set metadata using the API


You can use the API to [manage files and their metadata](doc:files). Learn more about [modifying a file's metadata](doc:modify-a-files-metadata), [overwriting a file's metadata](doc:overwrite-a-files-metadata), and [getting a file's metadata](doc:get-a-files-metadata) in our API documentation. **Suggested pages: Set metadata associated with your private files** [Metadata on Cavatica](doc:metadata-on-cavatica) [Set metadata using the visual interface](doc:set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface) [API Overview](doc:the-api) [Files and metadata via the API](doc:files)