- Initialization - Author API

Author API Initialization


Specifies Tags that should be shown in all Tag suggestion lists.

You would want to use this to show specific Tags in Tag suggestion lists.

Tags will be shown in the following situations:

  • Using "find by Tags" drop-down menu in the Item or Activity list views
  • Applying Tags to Items or Activities
  • Viewing the Tags attached to an Item or an Activity
  • Browsing via browse controls


var initializationOptions = {
    "config": {
        "global": {
            "show_tags": [
                    "type": "TYPE3",
                    "description": "TYPE3_DESCRIPTION",
                    "label": "TYPE3_UI_LABEL"
                    "type": "TYPE4",
                    "description": "TYPE4_DESCRIPTION",
                    "label": "TYPE4_UI_LABEL"


Attribute path

Type array[TagSearchByTypeObject]

Each array entry should be in the form of a TagSearchByType object.


You can only specify hide_tags or show_tags, but not both at the same time.

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