Instant metadata generator

This is an experimental form to generate a metadata, mainly with Dublin Core properties.

Metadata input form

Put the resource URL in the top field, then describe other properties (you can ). extract data from head element in HTMLLeave blank if not applicable. Or you can add more fields with the pull down menu at the bottom of the form.

URI of a resource to describe.
A name given to the resource.
Name of the creator. You may .
Date. See bellow for creation or modified date.
Topic or classification.  
Creative Commons License

  or if you need (add when selected)
Convert &, <, > in fields to &amp;, &lt;, &gt; .

(Be careful !)

RDF metadata

This is an resulting RDF with XML syntax.

The resulting RDF:

or, if really want to clear the above field

Meta elements in XHTML

This is a set of meta elements which embed DC metadata as specified in RFC2731. You can generate an RDF/XML automatically from this XHTML via GRDDL.

Resulting XHTML

Save the above result, and try GRDDL demo.

Extract metadata form (X)HTML

If your (X)HTML <head> element contains link and/or meta elements, paste the head element into the bellow text area, and try bellow 'Extract' button. Additionally, you can put <address> element so that common patterns of modification date and/or author's mail address might be ectracted. The resulting data will appear on the above input form.

XHTML elements

Predefined namespace URIs

The following prefixes are used for well known vocabularies.

VocabPrefixNamespace URI
RDF Schemardfs
DC Refinementsdcq
DC Type Elementsdct
Geo vocabgeo
RSS 1.0rss
Creative Commonscc
CC Licenseccl

Acknowledgement and Related Resource

This form and system was inspired by the question from Izumi Suzuki.

DC-dot at UKOLN can generate DCMES metadata of a web page by just inputting its URL.