Entity representing an embedded field representing an embedded experience that can be included in an activity stream entry. It is included in an OpenSocial 2.5 extension to the activitystrea.ms specificatoin.

See the Open Social specification.


PropertyTypeMode Description

Open ended collection of data that describes, to an OpenSocial gadget, exactly what content to render. For example, a gadget that renders a person's profile information will need to know which profile to display, The set of keys in the context field is undefined, but the field MUST NOT include a key with the value openSocial, which is reserved for use by a container implementation.


URI of the OpenSocial gadget definition document that describes the gadget to be embedded. Either gadget or url (but not both) MUST be present.


Open ended collection of properties that describe the preferred way that the creator of the embedded experience would like containers to render the content. Think of this as "view" characteristics, while the context element represents "model" characteristics.


Either an http/https URI of an image that can be used as a preview for the embedded content, or a data: URI containing the bits of the preview image.


URL to a web page that allows virtually any web-accessible resource to be used as an embedded experience. Either gadget or url (but not both) MUST be present.

→ Fields used by update and create operations
→ Fields used only by create operations
→ Fields not used by update or create operations