Metadata vs Attributes - What's the difference?

metadata | attributes |


As nouns the difference between metadata and attributes

is that metadata is data that describes other data, serving as an informative label while attributes is .

As a verb attributes is

(attribute).

metadata

Noun

(-)
  • Data that describes other data, serving as an informative label.
  • Most websites contain metadata to tell the computer how to lay the words out on the screen.

    See also

    * tag ----

    attributes

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (attribute)