Get a PDF Document Information#

This feature retrieves comprehensive information from a PDF document. It provides essential details such as the number of pages, author, keywords, and other relevant metadata. This functionality is especially useful for analyzing and cataloging PDF documents based on their content and attributes.

Make Step

Input#

Name

Description

Required

Import Options

Choose the input source, either Upload a File or Import a File From URL.

Yes


Upload a File#

Name

Description

Required

Data

Upload a file using raw binary data from another module. Note: This requires additional credits as it first uploads to PDF.co Temporary Files Storage.

Yes


Import a File From URL#

Name

Description

Required

URL

Provide the URL to the source PDF document, or a filetoken:// link from PDF.co Built-In Files Storage. If you use another cloud service such as Google Drive or Dropbox ensure the link is publicly accessible.

Yes


Name

Description

Required

Execution Mode

Select Sync for small tasks up to 10 seconds. Choose Async for standard jobs, or Async For Large Docs for tasks over 30 seconds. Use Job Check module for retrieving results in large tasks.

No

Profiles

Add custom options for the process in a JSON string format. See API Profiles for more details.

No

Integrating External File Sources#

Note

Streamline your Make workflows with external file sources like Google Drive and Dropbox using their unique actions. Discover efficient integration strategies in our guide: File Source Integrations in Make.


Output#

Name

Description

url

This is the temporary URL provided by the PDF.co file server.

Body

Contains PDF information objects, including PageCount, Title, Author, Subject, CreationDate, Creator, and others.

Status

Indicates the response status code. A success status is returned if the operation is successful.

outputLinkValidTill

Specifies the timestamp until which the url remains accessible.

error

Provides details about any errors encountered during the process, if applicable.

Name

The designated name of the output file.

Job Id

A unique identifier assigned to the job.

credits

The amount of credits utilized for the process.

Remaining Credits

Displays the balance of credits available in your account.

duration

The duration of time the process took to complete.