Google has an API for everything! I put together a few lines of code to grab the hours of operation from a given business on Google My Business. Next, I created a very basic shortcode to use in WordPress.
Things you will need to use this on your website:
You’re more than welcome to just contact us directly to implement this cool feature!
- Google Places API Key
- Google Places ID
- WordPress Child Theme
Just drop the code below in your child theme’s functions.php and use the shortcode on line 3 anywhere in your content. Here’s an example of our hours![hours]
Super simple to implement and customize – you can even create unique messages for when you’re open OR closed 🙂