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Thing > Intangible > ActionAccessSpecification

A set of requirements that a must be fulfilled in order to perform an Action.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from ActionAccessSpecification
availabilityEnds Date  or
DateTime  or
The end of the availability of the product or service included in the offer.
availabilityStarts Date  or
DateTime  or
The beginning of the availability of the product or service included in the offer.
category PhysicalActivityCategory  or
Text  or
A category for the item. Greater signs or slashes can be used to informally indicate a category hierarchy.
eligibleRegion GeoShape  or
Place  or
The ISO 3166-1 (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2) or ISO 3166-2 code, the place, or the GeoShape for the geo-political region(s) for which the offer or delivery charge specification is valid.

See also ineligibleRegion.
expectsAcceptanceOf Offer An Offer which must be accepted before the user can perform the Action. For example, the user may need to buy a movie before being able to watch it.
requiresSubscription Boolean  or
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').
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. 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
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. 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
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
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.
subjectOf CreativeWork  or
A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing.
Inverse property: about.
url URL URL of the item.

Instances of ActionAccessSpecification may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
actionAccessibilityRequirement ConsumeAction A set of requirements that a must be fulfilled in order to perform an Action. If more than one value is specied, fulfilling one set of requirements will allow the Action to be performed.



Example 1
See JSON example.
<script type="application/ld+json">
  "@context": "",
  "@type": "MusicRecording",
  "potentialAction": {
    "@type": "ListenAction",
    "actionAccessibilityRequirement": {
      "@type": "ActionAccessSpecification",
      "availabilityStarts": "2017-01-01T00:00",
      "availabilityEnds": "2017-12-31T00:00",
      "eligibleRegion": {
        "@type": "Country",
        "sameAs": "",
        "name": "US"
      "requiresSubscription": {
        "@type": "MediaSubscription",
        "name": "ACME streaming music monthly subscription",
        "authenticator": {
          "@type": "Organization",
          "name": "ACME Media"
      "expectsAcceptanceOf": {
        "@type": "Offer",
        "itemOffered": {
          "@type": "MusicRecording",
          "name": "Song I want to stream that is only available for streaming after I buy it."