Once you have created a dataset or project and added your files to it, you can make it easier to find and more useful to others by describing, or documenting it. Documenting consists of creating the metadata for your dataset or project and helps others to trust your data and work. Searches on data.world also look at titles, descriptions, summary, and tags to match search strings so the more completely you describe your data the more chance it has of being found (for more information on searching see Quickstart to finding resources on data.world). The metadata collected is:
The starting point for describing your data is the dataset or project overview page. From here you can edit the description, create the summary, assign tags, set the licensing, and complete the data dictionary:
Dig in further to each element via the links above, or continue to Description and summary.