Class

Thing > Intangible > Class

A class, also often called a 'Type'; equivalent to rdfs:Class.

Usage: Between 10 and 100 domains
[more...]
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Class
supersededBy Class  or
Property  or
Enumeration 
Relates a term (i.e. a property, class or enumeration) to one that supersedes it.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image URL  or
ImageObject 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage URL  or
CreativeWork 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described.

See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of Class may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
domainIncludes Property Relates a property to a class that is (one of) the type(s) the property is expected to be used on.
rangeIncludes Property Relates a property to a class that constitutes (one of) the expected type(s) for values of the property.
supersededBy Class  or
Property  or
Enumeration 
Relates a term (i.e. a property, class or enumeration) to one that supersedes it.

Schema Version 2.1