Referenced File

Provides URL and other information on a referenced electronic file.

Nearest equivalent:
Subclass of: schema:MediaObject

The GS1 SmartSearch standard allows businesses to benefit from:

  • Better search results for consumers to find the products and information they need.
  • Greater visibility of their products in online searches.
  • Improved, accurate online product information.
  • Shared product information via consumer-facing mobile devices and websites, which ultimately drive sales.

Further information and support tools for the GS1 SmartSearch are available.

This site documents one technical aspect of GS1 SmartSearch - the GS1 Web Vocabulary. The initial focus of the GS1 Web Vocabulary is consumer facing properties for clothing, shoes, food beverage/tobacco and properties common to all products. Food/Beverage/Tobacco properties will include properties related to EU 1169 as defined in the GDSN and GS1 Source Standards. In addition, the vocabulary includes the definition of parties and of a product offer (a product offered by a party for a price). Properties and their definitions come from existing GS1 standards including GDSN, GS1 Source and GPC. Exceptions to this rule include the definition of Offer which does not exist in any of the above standards.




PropertyExpected TypeDescription

Link Types:

Link Type PropertyExpected TypeDescription

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Type Code Values:

Code ValueNameDescription and URI

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All Link Types for GS1 Digital Link

Link TypeDescription

Properties of gs1:ReferencedFileDetails

PropertyExpected TypeDescription
File Language Codexsd:stringThe specified language to which the digital asset is targeted. It is recommended to use the ISO 639-1 language code.
File Pixel Heightxsd:integerThe number of pixels along the vertical axis of the image.
File Pixel Widthxsd:integerThe number of pixels along the horizontal axis of the image.
Referenced File Effective End Datexsd:dateTimeThe date upon which the target of this external link ceases to be effective for use.
Referenced File Effective Start Datexsd:dateTimeThe date upon which the target of this external link begins to be effective for use.
Referenced File Sizegs1:QuantitativeValueThe size of the file as it is stored in an uncompressed format.
Referenced File Typegs1:ReferencedFileTypeCodeA code indicating the purpose or role of file (not a MIME type) that is being referenced, for example PRODUCT_LABEL_IMAGE. This code is used when the purpose of a file is not specified in the property.
Websitexsd:anyURISimple text string that refers to a resource on the internet, URLs may refer to documents, resources, people, etc.

Properties of

PropertyExpected TypeDescription

Properties of

PropertyExpected TypeDescription

Defined values for this Type Code

Code ValueNameDescription and URI

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Value is expected to be of type:

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Properties expecting this type of value:

Property expecting this typeExpected TypeDescription
Has Audio Filegs1:ReferencedFileDetailsLink to a file containing an audio clip which is relevant to the product. Examples are commercials, or instructional/ how to use audio files.
Has Consumer Handling Storagegs1:ReferencedFileDetailsLink to a website, file, or image containing the manufacturer's recommendations for how the consumer or end user should store and handle the product.
Has Product Imagegs1:ReferencedFileDetailsLink to a file containing a visual representation of the product.
Has Instructions For Usegs1:ReferencedFileDetailsLink to a file containing the Instructions For Use.
Offer Redemption URLgs1:ReferencedFileDetailsThe URL where the offer seeker will need to go in order to redeem the offer for an online redemption.
Has Referenced Filegs1:ReferencedFileDetailsLink to a file or website containing additional information on product.

Related properties (with the same domain and range):

PropertyExpected TypeDescription