What is semantics properties?
Properties are the units of the data held by Semantic Mediawiki. i.e. They are to the semantic data language what
WikiSpooks currently has 137 properties of 4 types:
Be careful when creating new properties. Properties are easy to make, annoying to remove, so before defining a new property you should first moot the idea by making a using template:property to make a property page explaining the idea. Then await feedback from others. See Special:Properties for an illustration of what can happen.
Naming conventions for new properties are still evolving as SMW has only been in use on Wikispooks since Autumn 2013. The general approach seems to adopt names of the form "VERB NOUN", where "VERB" is most commonly in the 3rd person of the present tense. e.g. "Has author". Currently, (apart from the special properties, which cannot be renamed) they are mostly of the form "Has_XXX". The exceptions are listed below as a precursor to their systematisation:
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