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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Create Post with the Google My Business API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Post action
    1. Connect your Google My Business account
    2. Select a Account Name
    3. Select a Location
    4. Select a Topic Type
    5. Optional- Configure Language Code
    6. Optional- Configure Summary
    7. Optional- Configure Call to Action
    8. Optional- Configure Event
    9. Optional- Configure Media
    10. Optional- Select a Media Format
    11. Optional- Select a Alert Type
    12. Optional- Configure Offer
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, source-available component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Create Post on Google My Business
Description:Create a new local post associated with a location. [See the documentation](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.localPosts/create)
Version:0.0.2
Key:google_my_business-create-post

Code

import { defineAction } from "@pipedream/types";
import { ConfigurationError } from "@pipedream/platform";
import app from "../../app/google_my_business.app.mjs";
import { LOCAL_POST_ALERT_TYPES, LOCAL_POST_TOPIC_TYPES, MEDIA_FORMAT_OPTIONS, } from "../../common/constants.mjs";
const DOCS_LINK = "https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.localPosts/create";
export default defineAction({
    key: "google_my_business-create-post",
    name: "Create Post",
    description: `Create a new local post associated with a location. [See the documentation](${DOCS_LINK})`,
    version: "0.0.2",
    type: "action",
    props: {
        app,
        account: {
            propDefinition: [
                app,
                "account",
            ],
        },
        location: {
            propDefinition: [
                app,
                "location",
                ({ account }) => ({
                    account,
                }),
            ],
        },
        topicType: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Topic Type",
            description: "The [topic type of the local post](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.localPosts#LocalPostTopicType), which is used to select different templates to create and render a post.",
            options: LOCAL_POST_TOPIC_TYPES,
        },
        languageCode: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Language Code",
            description: "The language of the local post.",
            optional: true,
        },
        summary: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Summary",
            description: "Description/body of the local post.",
            optional: true,
        },
        callToAction: {
            type: "object",
            label: "Call to Action",
            description: "An action that is performed when the user clicks through the post. [See the documentation for more details](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.localPosts#CallToAction).",
            optional: true,
        },
        event: {
            type: "object",
            label: "Event",
            description: "Event information. Required for topic types **EVENT** and **OFFER**. [See the documentation for more details](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.localPosts#LocalPostEvent).",
            optional: true,
        },
        media: {
            type: "string[]",
            label: "Media",
            description: "The media associated with the post. Each entry is treated as a `sourceUrl` (a publicly accessible URL where the media item can be retrieved from). If included, **Media Format** must also be specified. [See the documentation for more details](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.media#MediaItem)",
            optional: true,
        },
        mediaFormat: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Media Format",
            description: "The format of the media item(s). [See the documentation for more details](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.media#MediaItem.MediaFormat)",
            optional: true,
            options: MEDIA_FORMAT_OPTIONS,
        },
        alertType: {
            type: "string",
            label: "Alert Type",
            description: "The type of alert the post is created for. [See the documentation for more details](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.localPosts#AlertType).",
            optional: true,
            options: LOCAL_POST_ALERT_TYPES,
        },
        offer: {
            type: "object",
            label: "Offer",
            description: "Additional data for offer posts. This should only be set when the topicType is **OFFER**. [See the documentation for more details](https://developers.google.com/my-business/reference/rest/v4/accounts.locations.localPosts#LocalPostOffer).",
            optional: true,
        },
    },
    methods: {
        checkAndParseObject(obj) {
            try {
                return typeof obj === "string"
                    ? JSON.parse(obj)
                    : obj;
            }
            catch (err) {
                throw new ConfigurationError(`**Invalid JSON string** for object prop: "${obj}"`);
            }
        },
    },
    async run({ $ }) {
        const { account, location, topicType, languageCode, summary, media, mediaFormat, alertType, } = this;
        const params = {
            $,
            account,
            location,
            data: {
                topicType,
                languageCode,
                summary,
                callToAction: this.checkAndParseObject(this.callToAction),
                event: this.checkAndParseObject(this.event),
                media: media?.map?.((sourceUrl) => ({
                    sourceUrl,
                    mediaFormat,
                })),
                alertType,
                offer: this.checkAndParseObject(this.offer),
            },
        };
        const response = await this.app.createPost(params);
        $.export("$summary", "Successfully created post");
        return response;
    },
});

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
Google My BusinessappappThis component uses the Google My Business app.
Account NameaccountstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
LocationlocationstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Topic TypetopicTypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Post contains basic information, like summary and images.", "value": "STANDARD" }{ "label": "Post contains basic information and an event.", "value": "EVENT" }{ "label": "Post contains basic information, an event and offer related content (e.g. coupon code)", "value": "OFFER" }{ "label": "High-priority, and timely announcements related to an ongoing event. These types of posts are not always available for authoring.", "value": "ALERT" }
Language CodelanguageCodestring

The language of the local post.

Summarysummarystring

Description/body of the local post.

Call to ActioncallToActionobject

An action that is performed when the user clicks through the post. See the documentation for more details.

Eventeventobject

Event information. Required for topic types EVENT and OFFER. See the documentation for more details.

Mediamediastring[]

The media associated with the post. Each entry is treated as a sourceUrl (a publicly accessible URL where the media item can be retrieved from). If included, Media Format must also be specified. See the documentation for more details

Media FormatmediaFormatstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Media item is a photo. In this version, only photos are supported.", "value": "PHOTO" }{ "label": "Media item is a video.", "value": "VIDEO" }
Alert TypealertTypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "No alert is specified.", "value": "ALERT_TYPE_UNSPECIFIED" }{ "label": "Alerts related to the 2019 Coronavirus Disease pandemic. Covid posts only support a summary field and a call to action field. When these alerts are no longer relevant, new Alert post creation for type COVID-19 will be disabled. However, merchant will still be able to manage their existing COVID-19 posts.", "value": "COVID_19" }
Offerofferobject

Additional data for offer posts. This should only be set when the topicType is OFFER. See the documentation for more details.

Authentication

Google My Business uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google My Business account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google My Business and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Google My Business API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

emailhttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/business.manage

About Google My Business

Show up when customers search for businesses on Google Search and Maps. Easily manage multiple locations. Leverage the latest engagement features to stay connected to customers.

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