Synology PhotoStation REST API

Version 0.2.0

An Unofficial Reference

SYNO.PhotoStation.Tag create

Creates a new tag. Tags are indexed so they can easily be queried. Creating a tag allows it to be associated with a photo or video but does not add it to an item. See the SYNO.PhotoStation.PhotoTag API for associating tags to photos/videos.


Parameter Description Required?
name Tag name Yes
type Type of tag (one of people, geo or desc) Yes
place_id Place ID (geo tag only) Optional
reference Geographic reference (geo tag only) Optional
lat Latitude (geo tag only) Optional
lng Longitude (geo tag only) Optional
address Address (geo tag only) Optional

Sample Response

On success returns the tag ID for the newly formed tag.

  "success": true,
  "data": {
    "id": [


On error, create can return one of the following error values:

Error Value Description
WEBAPI_ERR_BAD_REQUEST Missing or invalid parameters