Google Places API Type Filter with Ajax Search Pro

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    essdeveloper87
    essdeveloper87
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    We are successfully using the Google Places API to autosuggest and autocomplete on searches.

    Is there a way to limit the type of places returned when using the Google Places autosuggest and autocomplete. I see that in the Google Places API there is a filter for type of place. We want only to return the type ‘universities’

    Is there a way to utilize this filter in the api with Ajax Search Pro?

    #28391
    essdeveloper87
    essdeveloper87
    Participant

    We also have another related question. When we try to use post titles as the autosuggest or autocomplete source for a search limited to our Buddyboss/Buddypress groups nothing is suggested. Why? It is pulling up the groups in the search results but the autosuggest for post title doesn’t suggest any of the group names.

    #28410
    Ernest Marcinko
    Ernest Marcinko
    Keymaster

    Hi,

    Unfortunately filtering results by places API or other geo coordinates is not possible. It is a work in progress, it should be available later this year.
    The auto suggest does not suggest buddypress group titles, because those are not post types, but stored in a separate table. At the moment that feature only works with post type results.

    Best,
    Ernest Marcinko

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