Add a label to a bucket

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Add a label to a Cloud Storage bucket.

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For more information, see the Cloud Storage C++ API reference documentation.

namespace gcs = ::google::cloud::storage;
using ::google::cloud::StatusOr;
[](gcs::Client client, std::string const& bucket_name,
   std::string const& label_key, std::string const& label_value) {
  StatusOr<gcs::BucketMetadata> updated = client.PatchBucket(
      gcs::BucketMetadataPatchBuilder().SetLabel(label_key, label_value));
  if (!updated) throw std::move(updated).status();

  std::cout << "Successfully set label " << label_key << " to " << label_value
            << " on bucket  " << updated->name() << ".";
  std::cout << " The bucket labels are now:";
  for (auto const& kv : updated->labels()) {
    std::cout << "\n  " << kv.first << ": " << kv.second;
  std::cout << "\n";


For more information, see the Cloud Storage C# API reference documentation.

using Google.Apis.Storage.v1.Data;
using Google.Cloud.Storage.V1;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;

public class BucketAddLabelSample
    public Bucket BucketAddLabel(
        string bucketName = "your-bucket-name",
        string labelKey = "label-key-to-add",
        string labelValue = "label-value-to-add")
        var storage = StorageClient.Create();
        var bucket = storage.GetBucket(bucketName);

        if (bucket.Labels == null)
            bucket.Labels = new Dictionary<string, string>();
        bucket.Labels.Add(labelKey, labelValue);

        bucket = storage.UpdateBucket(bucket);
        Console.WriteLine($"Added label {labelKey} with value {labelValue} to bucket {bucketName}.");
        return bucket;


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Go API reference documentation.

import (


// addBucketLabel adds a label on a bucket.
func addBucketLabel(w io.Writer, bucketName, labelName, labelValue string) error {
	// bucketName := "bucket-name"
	// labelName := "label-name"
	// labelValue := "label-value"
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("storage.NewClient: %v", err)
	defer client.Close()

	ctx, cancel := context.WithTimeout(ctx, time.Second*10)
	defer cancel()

	bucket := client.Bucket(bucketName)
	bucketAttrsToUpdate := storage.BucketAttrsToUpdate{}
	bucketAttrsToUpdate.SetLabel(labelName, labelValue)
	if _, err := bucket.Update(ctx, bucketAttrsToUpdate); err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("Bucket(%q).Update: %v", bucketName, err)
	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Added label %q with value %q to bucket %v\n", labelName, labelValue, bucketName)
	return nil


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Java API reference documentation.

import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Map;

public class AddBucketLabel {
  public static void addBucketLabel(
      String projectId, String bucketName, String labelKey, String labelValue) {
    // The ID of your GCP project
    // String projectId = "your-project-id";

    // The ID of your GCS bucket
    // String bucketName = "your-unique-bucket-name";

    // The key of the label to add
    // String labelKey = "label-key-to-add";

    // The value of the label to add
    // String labelValue = "label-value-to-add";

    Map<String, String> newLabels = new HashMap<>();
    newLabels.put(labelKey, labelValue);

    Storage storage = StorageOptions.newBuilder().setProjectId(projectId).build().getService();
    Bucket bucket = storage.get(bucketName);
    Map<String, String> labels = bucket.getLabels();
    if (labels != null) {

        "Added label " + labelKey + " with value " + labelValue + " to bucket " + bucketName + ".");


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Node.js API reference documentation.

 * TODO(developer): Uncomment the following lines before running the sample.
// The ID of your GCS bucket
// const bucketName = 'your-unique-bucket-name';

// The key of the label to add
// const labelKey = 'label-key-to-add';

// The value of the label to add
// const labelValue = 'label-value-to-add';

// Imports the Google Cloud client library
const {Storage} = require('@google-cloud/storage');

// Creates a client
const storage = new Storage();

const labels = {
  [labelKey]: labelValue,

async function addBucketLabel() {
  await storage.bucket(bucketName).setLabels(labels);
  console.log(`Added label to bucket ${bucketName}`);



For more information, see the Cloud Storage PHP API reference documentation.

use Google\Cloud\Storage\StorageClient;

 * Adds or updates a bucket label.
 * @param string $bucketName The name of your Cloud Storage bucket.
 *        (e.g. 'my-bucket')
 * @param string $labelName The name of the label to add.
 *        (e.g. 'label-key-to-add')
 * @param string $labelValue The value of the label to add.
 *        (e.g. 'label-value-to-add')
function add_bucket_label(string $bucketName, string $labelName, string $labelValue): void
    $storage = new StorageClient();
    $bucket = $storage->bucket($bucketName);
    $newLabels = [$labelName => $labelValue];
    $bucket->update(['labels' => $newLabels]);
    printf('Added label %s (%s) to %s' . PHP_EOL, $labelName, $labelValue, $bucketName);


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Python API reference documentation.

import pprint

from import storage

def add_bucket_label(bucket_name):
    """Add a label to a bucket."""
    # bucket_name = "your-bucket-name"

    storage_client = storage.Client()

    bucket = storage_client.get_bucket(bucket_name)
    labels = bucket.labels
    labels["example"] = "label"
    bucket.labels = labels

    print(f"Updated labels on {}.")


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Ruby API reference documentation.

def add_bucket_label bucket_name:, label_key:, label_value:
  # The ID of your GCS bucket
  # bucket_name = "your-unique-bucket-name"

  # The key of the label to add
  # label_key = "label-key-to-add"

  # The value of the label to add
  # label_value = "label-value-to-add"

  require "google/cloud/storage"

  storage =
  bucket  = storage.bucket bucket_name

  bucket.update do |bucket|
    bucket.labels[label_key] = label_value

  puts "Added label #{label_key} with value #{label_value} to #{bucket_name}"

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