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totalTime

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The total time required to perform instructions or a direction (including time to prepare the supplies), in ISO 8601 duration format.

Usage: Between 10,000 and 50,000 domains
Values expected to be one of these types
Duration
Used on these types
HowTo
HowToDirection


Examples

Example 1
<div>
  <strong><span>Change a Flat Tire</span></strong>
  <div>About <span>$20</span></div>
  <div>About <span>30 minutes</span></div>
  <div>Necessary Items:</div>
  <div>Spare tire</div>
  <div>Lug wrench</div>
  <div>Jack</div>
  <div>Wheel wedges</div>
  <div>Flares</div>
  <div id="steps">
    <div>Preparation</div>
    <div>
      <div>
        Turn on your hazard lights and set the flares.
      </div>
      <div>
        You're going to need space and want to be visible.</div>
      <div>
        <div>
          Position your wheel wedges in front of the front tires if a rear tire is flat, or behind the rear tires if a front tire is flat.
        </div>
        <div>
          You don't want the car to move while you're working on it.
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div id="steps">
    <div>Raise the car</div>
    <div>
      <div>
        <span><img alt="image showing positioning of jack" src="position-jack.jpg" /></span>
        Position the jack underneath the car, next to the flat tire.
      </div>
    </div>
    <div>
      <div>
        <span><img alt="image showing car while still on the ground" src="car-on-ground.jpg" /></span>
        Raise the jack until the flat tire is just barely off of the ground.
        <span><img alt="image showing car raised by jack" src="car-raised.jpg" /></span>
      </div>
      <div>
        It doesn't need to be too high.
      </div>
    </div>
    <div>
      <div>
        Remove the hubcap and loosen the lug nuts.
      </div>
    </div>
    <div>
      <div>
        Remove the flat tire and put the spare tire on the exposed lug bolts.
      </div>
    </div>
    <div>
      <div>
        Tighten the lug nuts by hand.
      </div>
      <div>
        Don't use the wrench just yet.
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div id="steps">
    <div>Finishing up</div>
    <div>
      <div>
        Lower the jack and tighten the lug nuts with the wrench.
      </div>
    </div>
    <div>
      <div>
        Replace the hubcap.
      </div>
    </div>
    <div>
      <div>
        Put the equipment and the flat tire away.
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowTo">
  <strong><span itemprop="name">Change a Flat Tire</span></strong>
  <div>About <span itemprop="estimatedCost" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/MonetaryAmount">
    <meta itemprop="currency" content="USD"/>
    <meta itemprop="value" content="20"/>
  </span>$20</div>
  <div>About <span itemprop="totalTime" content="PT30M">30 minutes</span></div>
  <div>Necessary Items:</div>
  <div itemprop="tool">Spare tire</div>
  <div itemprop="tool" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToTool">
    <span itemprop="name">Lug wrench</span>
    <img alt="image of a lug wrench" itemprop="image" src="lug-wrench.jpg"/>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="tool">Jack</div>
  <div itemprop="tool" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToTool">
    <span itemprop="name">Wheel wedges</span>
    <img alt="image showing wheel wedges" itemprop="image" src="wheel-wedges.jpg"/>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="supply" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToSupply">
    <span itemprop="name">Flares</span>
    <img alt="image of flares" itemprop="image" src="flares.jpg"/>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="step" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToSection">
    <div itemprop="name">Preparation</div>
    <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Turn on your hazard lights and set the flares.</div>
      </div>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToTip">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
        <div itemprop="text">You're going to need space and want to be visible.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Position your wheel wedges in front of the front tires if a rear tire is flat, or behind the rear tires if a front tire is flat.</div>
      </div>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToTip">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
        <div itemprop="text">You don't want the car to move while you're working on it.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="step" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToSection">
    <div itemprop="name">Raise the car</div>
    <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <img alt="image showing positioning of jack" itemprop="duringMedia" src="position-jack.jpg" />
        <div itemprop="text">Position the jack underneath the car, next to the flat tire.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="beforeMedia" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ImageObject">
          <img alt="image showing car while still on the ground" itemprop="contentUrl" src="car-on-ground.jpg" />
        </div>
        <div itemprop="text">Raise the jack until the flat tire is just barely off of the ground.</div>
        <div itemprop="afterMedia" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ImageObject">
          <img alt="image showing car raised by jack" itemprop="contentUrl" src="car-raised.jpg" />
        </div>
      </div>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToTip">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
        <div itemprop="text">It doesn't need to be too high.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="3"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Remove the hubcap and loosen the lug nuts.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="4"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Remove the flat tire and put the spare tire on the exposed lug bolts.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="5"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Tighten the lug nuts by hand.</div>
      </div>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToTip">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Don't use the wrench just yet.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="step" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToSection">
    <div itemprop="name">Finishing up</div>
    <meta itemprop="position" content="3"/>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1">
        <div itemprop="text">Lower the jack and tighten the lug nuts with the wrench.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="2"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Replace the hubcap.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToStep">
      <meta itemprop="position" content="3"/>
      <div itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/HowToDirection">
        <meta itemprop="position" content="1"/>
        <div itemprop="text">Put the equipment and the flat tire away.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
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  <strong><span property="name">Change a Flat Tire</span></strong>
  <div>About <span property="estimatedCost" typeof="MonetaryAmount">
    <meta property="currency" content="USD"/>
    <meta property="value" content="20"/>
  </span>$20</div>
  <div>About <span property="totalTime" content="PT30M">30 minutes</span></div>
  <div>Necessary Items:</div>
  <div property="tool">Spare tire</div>
  <div property="tool" typeof="HowToTool">
    <span property="name">Lug wrench</span>
    <img alt="image of a lug wrench" property="image" src="lug-wrench.jpg"/>
  </div>
  <div property="tool">Jack</div>
  <div property="tool" typeof="HowToTool">
    <span property="name">Wheel wedges</span>
    <img alt="image showing wheel wedges" property="image" src="wheel-wedges.jpg"/>
  </div>
  <div property="supply" typeof="HowToSupply">
    <span property="name">Flares</span>
    <img alt="image of flares" property="image" src="flares.jpg"/>
  </div>
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      <meta property="position" content="1"/>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
        <meta property="position" content="1"/>
        <div property="text">Turn on your hazard lights and set the flares.</div>
      </div>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToTip">
        <meta property="position" content="2"/>
        <div property="text">You're going to need space and want to be visible.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
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      <meta property="position" content="2"/>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
        <meta property="position" content="1"/>
        <div property="text">Position your wheel wedges in front of the front tires if a rear tire is flat, or behind the rear tires if a front tire is flat.</div>
      </div>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToTip">
        <meta property="position" content="2"/>
        <div property="text">You don't want the car to move while you're working on it.</div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
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    <meta property="position" content="2"/>
    <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToStep">
      <meta property="position" content="1"/>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
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        <img alt="image showing positioning of jack" property="duringMedia" src="position-jack.jpg" />
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      <meta property="position" content="2"/>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
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          <img alt="image showing car while still on the ground" property="contentUrl" src="car-on-ground.jpg" />
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          <img alt="image showing car raised by jack" property="contentUrl" src="car-raised.jpg" />
        </div>
      </div>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToTip">
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        <div property="text">It doesn't need to be too high.</div>
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      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
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        <div property="text">Remove the hubcap and loosen the lug nuts.</div>
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      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
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        <div property="text">Remove the flat tire and put the spare tire on the exposed lug bolts.</div>
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      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
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        <div property="text">Tighten the lug nuts by hand.</div>
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        <div property="text">Don't use the wrench just yet.</div>
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    <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToStep">
      <meta property="position" content="1"/>
      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
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        <div property="text">Lower the jack and tighten the lug nuts with the wrench.</div>
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      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
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      <div property="itemListElement" typeof="HowToDirection">
        <meta property="position" content="1"/>
        <div property="text">Put the equipment and the flat tire away.</div>
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