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Method: categories.batchGet

Returns a list of business categories for the provided language and GConcept ids.

HTTP request

GET https://mybusiness.googleapis.com/v4/categories:batchGet

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Query parameters



Required. The BCP 47 code of language that the category names should be returned in.



Required. At least one name must be set. The GConcept ids the localized category names should be returned for.



Optional. The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code used to infer non-standard language.


enum (CategoryView)

Required. Specifies which parts to the Category resource should be returned in the response.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

Response message for BusinessCategories.BatchGetBusinessCategories.

JSON representation
  "categories": [
      object (Category)

object (Category)

Categories that match the GConcept ids provided in the request. They will not come in the same order as category ids in the request.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/plus.business.manage
  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/business.manage

For more information, see the OAuth 2.0 Overview.