Content Types - Location

Learn the specifics of how to send location messages on WhatsApp.

Send a static location in the form of a message. 

Included in location messages are your:

  • Longitude - Coordinates between -180 and 180
  • Latitude - Coordinates between -90 and 90
  • Location Name - Name of the location (optional)
  • Address - Address of the location (optional)

ℹ️ Do you want to send a location as a media message template? Check how to integrate location in your media message template here.

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How to send a location

curl –XPOST https://api.tyntec.com/conversations/v3/messages\
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'apikey: <API KEY>' \
  -d '{
{
    "from" : "{{whatsAppBusinessNumber}}",
    "to" : "{{receiverPhoneNumber}}",
    "channel" : "whatsapp",
    "content" : {
        "location" : {
            "longitude" : 7.4954884,
            "latitude" : 51.5005765,
            "name" : "tyntec GmbH",
            "address" : "tyntec GmbH, Semerteichstraße, Dortmund"
        },
        "contentType":"location"
    }
}