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Parameter Name



To specify a type string for a URL or TEL property.

Format Definition

type = "TYPE" "=" paramtext CRLF


The parameter MAY be specified on the "URL" and "TEL" properties when information about the type of these resources is available and may be useful. For example, identifying the box office phone number, or fax number may be useful for phone numbers, or identifying a tickets URL, official site, or other URL types may be useful for URL property.


The following is an example of this property parameter URL;TYPE=map: maps?q=1055%20Fifth%20Avenue%2C%20San%20Diego%2C%20California %20&hl=en

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