Google’s Latest API Update: More Hours

On February 25th, 2021, Google launched version 4.9 of its Google My Business (GMB) API. This update includes support for additional hours types.

More Hours

This update allows you to specify unique hours of operation for options such as delivery, drive through, and more. For example, your bank branch might be open from 9am – 5pm on Monday, but your bank drive-through is available from 8:30am – 6pm.

The types of additional hours include:

  • Delivery Hours
  • Takeout Hours
  • Pickup Hours
  • Kitchen Hours
  • Drive-through Hours
  • Brunch Hours
  • Online Service Hours
  • Senior Hours
  • Happy Hours

The hours types available to your entity depends on the primary category with Google.

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