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schema:Thing > schema:CreativeWork > schema:Question

A specific question - e.g. from a user seeking answers online, or collected in a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from schema:Question
schema:acceptedAnswer schema:Answer The answer that has been accepted as best, typically on a Question/Answer site. Sites vary in their selection mechanisms, e.g. drawing on community opinion and/or the view of the Question author.
schema:answerCount schema:Integer The number of answers this question has received.
schema:downvoteCount schema:Integer The number of downvotes this question has received from the community.
schema:suggestedAnswer schema:Answer An answer (possibly one of several, possibly incorrect) to a Question, e.g. on a Question/Answer site.
schema:upvoteCount schema:Integer The number of upvotes this question has received from the community.
Properties from schema:CreativeWork
schema:about schema:Thing The subject matter of the content.
schema:accessibilityAPI schema:Text Indicates that the resource is compatible with the referenced accessibility API (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
schema:accessibilityControl schema:Text Identifies input methods that are sufficient to fully control the described resource (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
schema:accessibilityFeature schema:Text Content features of the resource, such as accessible media, alternatives and supported enhancements for accessibility (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
schema:accessibilityHazard schema:Text A characteristic of the described resource that is physiologically dangerous to some users. Related to WCAG 2.0 guideline 2.3 (WebSchemas wiki lists possible values).
schema:accountablePerson schema:Person Specifies the Person that is legally accountable for the CreativeWork.
schema:aggregateRating schema:AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
schema:alternativeHeadline schema:Text A secondary title of the CreativeWork.
schema:associatedMedia schema:MediaObject A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for encoding.
schema:audience schema:Audience The intended audience of the item, i.e. the group for whom the item was created.
schema:audio schema:AudioObject An embedded audio object.
schema:author schema:Organization  or
The author of this content. 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.
schema:award schema:Text An award won by this person or for this creative work. Supersedes schema:awards.
schema:character schema:Person Fictional person connected with a creative work.
schema:citation schema:Text  or
A citation or reference to another creative work, such as another publication, web page, scholarly article, etc.
schema:comment schema:UserComments  or
Comments, typically from users, on this CreativeWork.
schema:commentCount schema:Integer The number of comments this CreativeWork (e.g. Article, Question or Answer) has received. This is most applicable to works published in Web sites with commenting system; additional comments may exist elsewhere.
schema:contentLocation schema:Place The location of the content.
schema:contentRating schema:Text Official rating of a piece of content—for example,'MPAA PG-13'.
schema:contributor schema:Organization  or
A secondary contributor to the CreativeWork.
schema:copyrightHolder schema:Organization  or
The party holding the legal copyright to the CreativeWork.
schema:copyrightYear schema:Number The year during which the claimed copyright for the CreativeWork was first asserted.
schema:creator schema:Organization  or
bgn:Agent  or
The creator/author of this CreativeWork or UserComments. This is the same as the Author property for CreativeWork.
schema:dateCreated schema:Date The date on which the CreativeWork was created.
schema:dateModified schema:Date The date on which the CreativeWork was most recently modified.
schema:datePublished schema:Date Date of first broadcast/publication.
schema:discussionUrl schema:URL A link to the page containing the comments of the CreativeWork.
schema:editor schema:Person Specifies the Person who edited the CreativeWork.
schema:educationalAlignment schema:AlignmentObject An alignment to an established educational framework.
schema:educationalUse schema:Text The purpose of a work in the context of education; for example, 'assignment', 'group work'.
schema:encoding schema:MediaObject A media object that encodes this CreativeWork. This property is a synonym for associatedMedia. Supersedes schema:encodings.
schema:exampleOfWork schema:CreativeWork A creative work that this work is an example/instance/realization/derivation of.
Inverse property: schema:workExample.
schema:genre schema:Text Genre of the creative work or group.
schema:hasPart schema:CreativeWork Indicates a CreativeWork that is (in some sense) a part of this CreativeWork.
Inverse property: schema:isPartOf.
schema:headline schema:Text Headline of the article.
schema:inLanguage schema:Text The language of the content. please use one of the language codes from the IETF BCP 47 standard.
schema:interactionCount schema:Text A count of a specific user interactions with this item—for example, 20 UserLikes, 5 UserComments, or 300 UserDownloads. The user interaction type should be one of the sub types of UserInteraction.
schema:interactivityType schema:Text The predominant mode of learning supported by the learning resource. Acceptable values are 'active', 'expositive', or 'mixed'.
schema:isBasedOnUrl schema:URL A resource that was used in the creation of this resource. This term can be repeated for multiple sources. For example, http://example.com/great-multiplication-intro.html.
schema:isFamilyFriendly schema:Boolean Indicates whether this content is family friendly.
schema:isPartOf schema:CreativeWork Indicates a CreativeWork that this CreativeWork is (in some sense) part of.
Inverse property: schema:hasPart.
schema:keywords schema:Text Keywords or tags used to describe this content. Multiple entries in a keywords list are typically delimited by commas.
schema:learningResourceType schema:Text The predominant type or kind characterizing the learning resource. For example, 'presentation', 'handout'.
schema:license schema:URL  or
A license document that applies to this content, typically indicated by URL.
schema:mentions schema:Thing Indicates that the CreativeWork contains a reference to, but is not necessarily about a concept.
schema:offers schema:Offer An offer to provide this item—for example, an offer to sell a product, rent the DVD of a movie, or give away tickets to an event.
schema:position schema:Text  or
The position of an item in a series or sequence of items.
schema:producer schema:Person  or
The person or organization who produced the work (e.g. music album, movie, tv/radio series etc.).
schema:provider schema:Person  or
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes schema:carrier.
schema:publisher schema:Organization The publisher of the creative work.
schema:publishingPrinciples schema:URL Link to page describing the editorial principles of the organization primarily responsible for the creation of the CreativeWork.
schema:recordedAt schema:Event The Event where the CreativeWork was recorded. The CreativeWork may capture all or part of the event.
Inverse property: schema:recordedIn.
schema:releasedEvent schema:PublicationEvent The place and time the release was issued, expressed as a PublicationEvent.
schema:review schema:Review A review of the item. Supersedes schema:reviews.
schema:sourceOrganization schema:Organization The Organization on whose behalf the creator was working.
schema:text schema:Text The textual content of this CreativeWork.
schema:thumbnailUrl schema:URL A thumbnail image relevant to the Thing.
schema:timeRequired schema: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'.
bgn:translationOfWork schema:CreativeWork The work that this work has been translated from. e.g. 物种起源 is a translationOf “On the Origin of Species”
Inverse property: bgn:workTranslation.
schema:translator schema:Person  or
bgn:Agent  or
An agent responsible for rendering a translated work from a source work
schema:typicalAgeRange schema:Text The typical expected age range, e.g. '7-9', '11-'.
schema:version schema:Number The version of the CreativeWork embodied by a specified resource.
schema:video schema:VideoObject An embedded video object.
schema:workExample schema:CreativeWork Example/instance/realization/derivation of the concept of this creative work. eg. The paperback edition, first edition, or eBook.
Inverse property: schema:exampleOfWork.
bgn:workTranslation schema:CreativeWork A work that is a translation of the content of this work. e.g. 西遊記 has an English workTranslation “Journey to the West”,a German workTranslation “Monkeys Pilgerfahrt” and a Vietnamese translation Tây du ký bình khảo.
Inverse property: bgn:translationOfWork.
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:Question may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
schema:parentItem schema:Answer  or
The parent of a question, answer or item in general.

Prefixes used:

  • schema: http://schema.org/
  • bgn: http://bibliograph.net/
  • Acknowledgements

    The Question/Answer types were based on the Stack Overflow API.


        <h1>What is attr_accessor in Ruby?</h1>
        <div>I am having difficulty understanding Ruby attr_accessors, can someone explain them?</div>
        <div>asked Nov 11 '10 at 20:07</div>
        <div><span>4</span> answers</div>
          (The text of the accepted answer goes here...).
          <div>answered Dec 1 '10 at 22:01</div>
          <div>vote count: 39</div>
            (Another explanation would go here).
          <div>answered Dec 6 '10 at 21:11</div>
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      <div>asked <time itemprop="dateCreated" datetime="2010-11-04T20:07Z">Nov 11 '10 at 20:07</time></div>
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        (The text of the accepted answer goes here...).
        <div>answered <time itemprop="dateCreated" datetime="2010-12-01T22:01Z">Dec 1 '10 at 22:01</time></div>
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          (Another explanation would go here).
        <div>answered <time itemprop="dateCreated" datetime="2010-12-06T21:11Z">Dec 6 '10 at 21:11</time></div>
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      <div property="text">I am having difficulty understanding Ruby attr_accessors, can someone explain them?</div>
      <div>asked <time property="dateCreated" datetime="2010-11-04T20:07Z">Nov 11 '10 at 20:07</time></div>
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        (The text of the accepted answer goes here...).
        <div>answered <time property="dateCreated" datetime="2010-12-01T22:01Z">Dec 1 '10 at 22:01</time></div>
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        <div property="upvoteCount">39</div>
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          (Another explanation would go here).
        <div>answered <time property="dateCreated" datetime="2010-12-06T21:11Z">Dec 6 '10 at 21:11</time></div>
        <div property="author"  typeof="Person"><span property="name">lonelyuser1234</span></div>
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