Search Local Businesses / SearchLocalBusinesses (internally is.workflow.actions.searchlocalbusinesses)

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Searches for nearby businesses.


A location to search near.


SearchLocalBusinesses search="string" radiuskm=number


search: Text (Docs)

Placeholder: "coffee shops" Allows Variables: true

Accepts a string or text with the text. Does not allow newlines.

radiuskm: Number (Docs)

Placeholder: 1.5 Default Value: 1.5 Allows Variables: true

	Accepts a number 
	or variable
	with a number.

source json (for developers)

	"ActionClass": "WFSearchLocalBusinessesAction",
	"ActionKeywords": [
	"AppIdentifier": "",
	"Category": "Location",
	"CreationDate": "2014-07-13T05:00:00.000Z",
	"Description": {
		"DescriptionInput": "A location to search near.",
		"DescriptionSummary": "Searches for nearby businesses."
	"Input": {
		"Multiple": false,
		"Required": false,
		"Types": [
	"LastModifiedDate": "2015-01-11T06:00:00.000Z",
	"Name": "Search Local Businesses",
	"Output": {
		"Multiple": true,
		"OutputName": "Local Businesses",
		"Types": [
	"Parameters": [
			"Class": "WFTextInputParameter",
			"Description": "Keywords used to search for businesses.",
			"Key": "WFSearchQuery",
			"Label": "Search",
			"Placeholder": "coffee shops",
			"TextAlignment": "Right"
			"AllowsDecimalNumbers": true,
			"Class": "WFNumberFieldParameter",
			"DefaultValue": 1.5,
			"Description": "Maximum distance in kilometers from the source location to find businesses.",
			"Key": "WFSearchRadius",
			"Label": "Radius (km)",
			"Placeholder": "1.5",
			"TextAlignment": "Right"
	"RequiredResources": [
	"ShortName": "Search Maps",
	"Subcategory": "Location",
	"UnsupportedEnvironments": [