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schema:Thing > schema:Intangible > schema:EntryPoint

An entry point, within some Web-based protocol.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from schema:EntryPoint
schema:application schema:SoftwareApplication An application that can complete the request.
schema:contentType schema:Text The supported content type(s) for an EntryPoint response.
schema:encodingType schema:Text The supported encoding type(s) for an EntryPoint request.
schema:httpMethod schema:Text An HTTP method that specifies the appropriate HTTP method for a request to an HTTP EntryPoint. Values are capitalized strings as used in HTTP.
schema:urlTemplate schema:Text An url template (RFC6570) that will be used to construct the target of the execution of the action.
Properties from schema:Thing
schema:additionalType schema: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.
schema:alternateName schema:Text An alias for the item.
schema:description schema:Text A short description of the item.
schema:image schema:ImageObject  or
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
schema:name schema:Text The name of the item.
schema:potentialAction schema:Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
schema:sameAs schema: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.
schema:url schema:URL URL of the item.

Instances of schema:EntryPoint may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
schema:target schema:Action Indicates a target EntryPoint for an Action.

Prefixes used:

  • schema: http://schema.org/
  • Acknowledgements

    The schema.org Actions mechanism benefited from extensive discussions across the Web standards community around W3C, in particular from the Hydra project's community group.


    A Restaurant named "Tartine Bakery" with a ViewAction as a
    potentialAction, with several target endpoints including
    the simple url http://example.com/player?id=123 and
    full EntryPoint descriptions for Windows and iOS SoftwareApplication
    This example is JSON only.
    This example is JSON only.
    <script type="application/ld+json">
      "@context": "http://schema.org",
      "@type": "Restaurant",
      "name": "Tartine Bakery",
      "potentialAction": {
        "@type": "ViewAction",
        "target": [
            "@type": "EntryPoint",
            "urlTemplate": "http://api.urbanspoon.com/r/6/92204",
            "contentType": "application/json+ld"
            "@type": "EntryPoint",
            "urlTemplate": "urbanspoon://r/6/92204",
            "application": {
              "@type": "SoftwareApplication",
              "@id": "284708449",
              "name": "Urbanspoon iPhone & iPad App",
              "operatingSystem": "iOS"
            "@type": "EntryPoint",
            "urlTemplate": "urbanspoon://r/6/92204",
            "application": {
              "@type": "SoftwareApplication",
              "@id": "5b23b738-bb64-4829-9296-5bcb59bb0d2d",
              "name": "Windows Phone App",
              "operatingSystem": "Windows Phone 8"

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