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MediaObject

Canonical URL: http://schema.org/MediaObject

Thing > CreativeWork > MediaObject

A media object, such as an image, video, or audio object embedded in a web page or a downloadable dataset i.e. DataDownload. Note that a creative work may have many media objects associated with it on the same web page. For example, a page about a single song (MusicRecording) may have a music video (VideoObject), and a high and low bandwidth audio stream (2 AudioObject's).

Usage: Between 1000 and 10,000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from MediaObject
associatedArticle NewsArticle A NewsArticle associated with the Media Object.
bitrate Text The bitrate of the media object.
contentSize Text File size in (mega/kilo) bytes.
contentUrl URL Actual bytes of the media object, for example the image file or video file.
duration Duration The duration of the item (movie, audio recording, event, etc.) in ISO 8601 date format.
embedUrl URL A URL pointing to a player for a specific video. In general, this is the information in the src element of an embed tag and should not be the same as the content of the loc tag.
encodesCreativeWork CreativeWork The CreativeWork encoded by this media object.
encodingFormat Text mp3, mpeg4, etc.
height Distance  or
QuantitativeValue 
The height of the item.
playerType Text Player type required—for example, Flash or Silverlight.
productionCompany Organization The production company or studio responsible for the item e.g. series, video game, episode etc.
regionsAllowed Place The regions where the media is allowed. If not specified, then it's assumed to be allowed everywhere. Specify the countries in ISO 3166 format.
requiresSubscription Boolean Indicates if use of the media require a subscription (either paid or free). Allowed values are true or false (note that an earlier version had 'yes', 'no').
uploadDate Date Date when this media object was uploaded to this site.
width Distance  or
QuantitativeValue 
The width of the item.
Properties from CreativeWork
about Thing The subject matter of the content.
accessModeSufficient Text A list of single or combined accessModes that are sufficient to understand all the intellectual content of a resource. Expected values include: auditory, tactile, textual, visual.
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
alternativeHeadline Text A secondary title of the CreativeWork.
associatedMedia MediaObject A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for encoding.
author Organization  or
Person 
The author of this content or rating. Please note that author is special in that HTML 5 provides a special mechanism for indicating authorship via the rel tag. That is equivalent to this and may be used interchangeably.
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
contentLocation Place The location depicted or described in the content. For example, the location in a photograph or painting.
copyrightYear Number The year during which the claimed copyright for the CreativeWork was first asserted.
dateModified Date  or
DateTime 
The date on which the CreativeWork was most recently modified or when the item's entry was modified within a DataFeed.
editor Person Specifies the Person who edited the CreativeWork.
educationalAlignment AlignmentObject An alignment to an established educational framework.
educationalUse Text The purpose of a work in the context of education; for example, 'assignment', 'group work'.
encoding MediaObject A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for associatedMedia. Supersedes encodings.
exampleOfWork CreativeWork A creative work that this work is an example/instance/realization/derivation of.
Inverse property: workExample.
funder Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports (sponsors) something through some kind of financial contribution.
hasPart CreativeWork Indicates a CreativeWork that is (in some sense) a part of this CreativeWork.
Inverse property: isPartOf.
inLanguage Language  or
Text 
The language of the content or performance or used in an action. Please use one of the language codes from the IETF BCP 47 standard. See also availableLanguage. Supersedes language.
isPartOf CreativeWork Indicates a CreativeWork that this CreativeWork is (in some sense) part of.
Inverse property: hasPart.
mainEntity Thing Indicates the primary entity described in some page or other CreativeWork.
Inverse property: mainEntityOfPage.
mentions Thing Indicates that the CreativeWork contains a reference to, but is not necessarily about a concept.
position Integer  or
Text 
The position of an item in a series or sequence of items.
producer Organization  or
Person 
The person or organization who produced the work (e.g. music album, movie, tv/radio series etc.).
publishingPrinciples CreativeWork  or
URL 
The publishingPrinciples property indicates (typically via URL) a document describing the editorial principles of an Organization (or individual e.g. a Person writing a blog) that relate to their activities as a publisher, e.g. ethics or diversity policies. When applied to a CreativeWork (e.g. NewsArticle) the principles are those of the party primarily responsible for the creation of the CreativeWork.

While such policies are most typically expressed in natural language, sometimes related information (e.g. indicating a funder) can be expressed using schema.org terminology.

review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
schemaVersion Text  or
URL 
Indicates (by URL or string) a particular version of a schema used in some CreativeWork. For example, a document could declare a schemaVersion using an URL such as http://schema.org/version/2.0/ if precise indication of schema version was required by some application.
sponsor Organization  or
Person 
A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. a sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event.
text Text The textual content of this CreativeWork.
timeRequired Duration Approximate or typical time it takes to work with or through this learning resource for the typical intended target audience, e.g. 'P30M', 'P1H25M'.
workExample CreativeWork Example/instance/realization/derivation of the concept of this creative work. eg. The paperback edition, first edition, or eBook.
Inverse property: exampleOfWork.
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 description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
URL 
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
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, Wikidata entry, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of MediaObject may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
afterMedia HowToDirection A media object representing the circumstances after performing this direction.
associatedMedia CreativeWork A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for encoding.
beforeMedia HowToDirection A media object representing the circumstances before performing this direction.
duringMedia HowToDirection A media object representing the circumstances while performing this direction.
encoding CreativeWork A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for associatedMedia. Supersedes encodings.

More specific Types

More specific Types available in extensions



Examples

Example 1
<b>12oclock_girona.mp3</b>
Total Time: 0m:15s - Recorded on a terrace of Girona a sunday morning
composed by Roger
 <script type="text/javascript">
var fo = new FlashObject("http://google.com/flash/preview-player.swf", "flashPlayer_719", "358", "16", "6", "#FFFFFF");fo.addVariable("url", "http://media.freesound.org/data/0/previews/719__elmomo__12oclock_girona_preview.mp3");fo.addVariable("autostart", "0");fo.write("flashcontent_719");
</script>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/AudioObject">
  <span itemprop="name"><b>12oclock_girona.mp3</b></span>
<script type="text/javascript">
  var fo = new FlashObject("http://google.com/flash/preview-player.swf",
  "flashPlayer_719", "358", "16", "6", "#FFFFFF");fo.addVariable("url","http://media.freesound.org/data/0/previews/719__elmomo__12oclock_girona_preview.mp3");fo.addVariable("autostart", "0");fo.write("flashcontent_719");
</script>
<meta itemprop="encodingFormat" content="mp3" />
 <meta itemprop="contentUrl" content="http://media.freesound.org/data/0/previews/719__elmomo__12oclock_girona_preview.mp3" />
<span class="description">
      <meta itemprop="duration" content="T0M15S" />
      <span itemprop="description">Recorded on a terrace of Girona a sunday morning</span>
</span>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="AudioObject">
  <span property="name"><b>12oclock_girona.mp3</b></span>
<script type="text/javascript">
  var fo = new FlashObject("http://google.com/flash/preview-player.swf",
  "flashPlayer_719", "358", "16", "6", "#FFFFFF");fo.addVariable("url","http://media.freesound.org/data/0/previews/719__elmomo__12oclock_girona_preview.mp3");fo.addVariable("autostart", "0");fo.write("flashcontent_719");
</script>
<meta property="encodingFormat" content="mp3" />
 <meta property="contentUrl" content="http://media.freesound.org/data/0/previews/719__elmomo__12oclock_girona_preview.mp3" />
<span class="description">
      <meta property="duration" content="T0M15S" />
      <span property="description">Recorded on a terrace of Girona a sunday morning</span>
</span>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "AudioObject",
  "contentUrl": "http://media.freesound.org/data/0/previews/719__elmomo__12oclock_girona_preview.mp3",
  "description": "Recorded on a terrace of Girona a sunday morning",
  "duration": "T0M15S",
  "encodingFormat": "mp3",
  "name": "12oclock_girona.mp3"
}
</script>

Schema Version 3.3