Recurring JSON Structures
This topic describes the various object and attributes an application may receive receives in a JSON representation, as part of a Places (Search) API response.
JSON format uses objects and types of these objects can contain objects of their own, the terms
attributecan sometimes be used for the same item depending on the context of that item. The definition of each term is as follows:
- object - An object is a structure containing attributes, such as a place.
- attribute - An attribute is a name and value that is part of its parent object. An attribute's value may be a string, another object, a hyperlink, or other information. For example, the
placemedia type has an
alternativeNamesattribute, which in turn has its own