Graph API Version

Place Topic

Reading

The category of a place Page

Permissions

Developers usually request these permissions for this endpoint:

Marketing Apps
No data
Page management Apps
  • manage_pages
  • pages_show_list
Other Apps
Permissions are not usually requested.

Example

Graph API Explorer
GET /v2.11/{place-topic-id} HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
try {
  // Returns a `Facebook\FacebookResponse` object
  $response = $fb->get(
    '/{place-topic-id}',
    '{access-token}'
  );
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException $e) {
  echo 'Graph returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException $e) {
  echo 'Facebook SDK returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
}
$graphNode = $response->getGraphNode();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{place-topic-id}",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{place-topic-id}",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"/{place-topic-id}"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
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Parameters

NameDescription
icon_size
enum{24, 36, 48, 72}

The size of the icon to get, one of 36, 48, or 72

Fields

FieldDescription

id

numeric string

The topic ID

count

unsigned int32

How many Pages have this category

has_children

bool

Whether there are subcategories of this category

icon_url

string

The URL for the icon representing this category

name

string

Localized name of the category

parent_ids

list<id>

IDs of any parent categories that this is a subcategory of

plural_name

string

Localized plural name of the category

top_subtopic_names

list<string>

Names of the subtopics associated with the most pages

Edges

No edges

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter

Creating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.