The Google Base namespace
allows for attributes to be added to the
RSS feed and can contain additional information
related to the content. Feeds using the
Google Base namespace allow for bulk uploads
to Google Base and Google extracts to appropriate
The namespace for Google
Base is defined at http://www.google.com/base/rss_specs.html
<rss version="2.0" xmlns:g="http://base.google.com/ns/1.0">
The elements contained
in the Google Base namespace are at the
<item> level. Tag elements are categorized
by data type.
Examples of some attributes include the
“g:” prefix. This prefix is required when
including these attributes in your bulk
The actor tag is used to designate actors
The minimum age required for an event or
information related to the content.
The individual negotiating the real estate
Type of apparel being offered in the feed.
The size of real estate in the feed.
The artist responsible for creating the
The author of the item
The number of bathrooms available in the
real estate item (field should contain a
The number of bedrooms available in the
real estate item (field should contain a
The brand name of an item.
The color of an item.
The condition of an item (new, used or refurbished)
ID code associated with class or course.
Time class is in session. (example: <g:course_times>MF
Currency that the price is presented in,
adheres to ISO 4217 format.
Information related to delivery turnaround
Maximum delivery distance.
Level of education required for a position.
Company providing employment.
Ethnicity of individual in People profiles.
Ddate that the item expires in ISO 8601
Date and time that item expires ISO 8601
Format of the content.
Starting city and state or country.
Gender of individual in a People profile.
Monthly dues paid to homeowners association.
Unique identifier for each item.
Url of an associated image online. Use full-sized
image or use thumbnail images. Up to ten
image links can be listed between attributes.
Legal residency requirements for job openings.
Interest of peron in People profile.
ISBN number of a book or volume.
The function of an employment position.
Industry of a job position opening.
Type of job position (full-time, part-time,
List of classifications item fall under.
Up to ten classifications can be listed.
Information about whether property is available
for sale - (true or false).
Can be either an address or longitude/latitude.
Address format: street, city, state, postal
Geo location: lattitude,longitude
Company that manufacturers the item.
Unique ID assigned by manufacturer.
Marital status of individual in People profile.
Resolution of a digital imaging device.
Amount of memory included in item.
Current mileage on a vehicle.
The vehicle model.
Model number of the product.
The name of item being reviewed.
The source of news content.
Industry of the individual in the People
The number of pages in a publication.
Accepted payment methods. (Check, Visa,
Mastercard, AmericanExpress, Discover or
Wire) include multiple instances for each
acceptable payment method.
Additional instructions related to payments.
Information about whether an item is available
for pickup (true or false)
Prices can be a single price, 0 represents
free or blank if not applicable (numeric
value only). When included as sub-attribute
of shipping tag the value includes shipping.
The type of pricing (negotiable, starting)
Speed of the processor for the item.
The type of product being offered.
The type of property (house, apartment etc..)
Name of publication.
Volume of publication.
Date item was published in ISO 8601 format
Number of units available for purchase.
Rating of the product or service on a scale
of 1-5 (numeric value only - 5 is the best)
Category of item being reviewed.
The type of rating being provided (editorial/user)
Salary for position (numeric only)
Type of saleary (starting, negoitable)
The school district the property is in.
The type of service being offered (hosting,
Sexual orientation of an individual in People
Dimensions of the item (expressed as either
two or three dimensions)
Topic of study for a class or course.
Field of subject that instructions apply
Tax rate (listed as a number representing
Geographical region a tax rate applies to.
Designation of city, state, country of a
Name of school course is available at.
Product UPC code.
The web page of an item being reviewed.
The type of vehicle (car, motorcycle, truck)
Vehicle Idenitification Number
Weight of the item.
The four digit model year of a car format
information on Google Base
(see the namespace declaration link above
for additionally supported variations)
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