A meta-property is a property that exists on every entity in Port by default.
💡 Common meta-property usage:
Example meta-properties include:
- and more.
In this live demo example, we can see the
Title meta-property. 🎬
Meta-properties are always referenced using a dollar sign (
$) before them, this makes it easier to tell if a property is user-defined or a meta-property.
Here is a short table demonstrating the usage of common mirror properties:
|Meta-property||Description||Mirror property syntax||Notes|
|identifier||Unique Entity identifier, used for API calls, programmatic access and distinguishing between different entities|
|title||Entity title, acts as a human-readable name for the entity|
|createdAt||Entity creation time||Value is set upon creation and never changes|
|updatedAt||Entity update time||Value is updated automatically|