A jQuery plugin to render google places data.

Currently the only only thing that is rendered is a list view of reviews.


Install with bower.

bower install google-places


Include these files in the head

<link rel="stylesheet" href="bower_components/google-places/google-places.css">
<script src="bower_components/google-places/google-places.js"></script>
<script src=""></script>

Required Arguments

Required Description
placeId google placeId

Optional Arguments

Optional Description
render supports reviews, schema, phone, address, hours, staticMap | ['reviews','phone','hours','address,'staticMap']
min_rating Only display reviews with a minimum rating
max_rows Maximum number of rows to show
rotateTime Time in MS to show review before rotating or false for no rotate
shorten_names Shorten Author Last Name to X.
schema Options for displaying Schema see below
Optional Schema Markup

The schema markup will render something like below:

  <span itemscope="" itemtype="">
      <meta itemprop="url" content="">
      Google Users Have Rated 
      <span itemprop="name">
          Hostel Fish
      <span itemprop="aggregateRating" itemscope="" itemtype="">
          <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span>/<span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> 
          based on <span itemprop="ratingCount">5</span> ratings and reviews
Schema Type Description Default
displayElement Object Jquery object or string location where the schema will be appended '#schema'
beforeText String Text before ratings 'Google Users Have Rated'
middleText String Text in between ratings 'based on'
afterText String last text in rating 'ratings and reviews'
type String type 'Store

staticMap options

Property Description Default
width map width 512
height map height 512
zoom zoom index for map 17
type map type (roadmap, terrain, satellite, hybrid) roadmap


    placeId: 'ChIJa2uI-Nt4bIcR5cvnOxD4cFg'
  , render: ['reviews','staticMap','hours']
  , min_rating: 4
  , max_rows:5
  , rotateTime:5000,
  , shorten_names: false
  , schema: {
            displayElement: '#schema' // optional, will use "#schema" by default
          , beforeText: 'Googlers rated'
          , middleText: 'based on'
          , afterText: 'awesome reviewers.'
          , type: 'Hostel'
  , address:{
    displayElement: "#custom-address-id" // optional, will use "#google-address" by default
  , phone:{
    displayElement: "#custom-phone-id" // optional, will use "#google-phone" by default
  , staticMap:{
        displayElement: "#google-static-map"
      , width: 200
      , height: 200
      , zoom: 15
      , type: "satellite"
  , hours:{
      displayElement: "#google-hours"