How to get full category path in Magento 2?

For example

Home > Women > Dresses > Maxi Dresses

I am developing script for Google Shopping Feed and there is a node product_type which is require product category in above format

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This node should be in below format:

<g:product_type><![CDATA[Home > Women > Dresses > Maxi Dresses]]></g:product_type>

I have searched on forum but didn't found any solution for Magento 2.

If anyone any idea then please share me.


Try this

public function __construct(
             \Magento\Framework\Registry $registry,
                \Magento\Catalog\Api\CategoryRepositoryInterface $categoryRepository,
                \Magento\Store\Model\StoreManagerInterface $storeManager

            ) {
        $this->storeManager = $storeManager;
        $this->registry = $registry;
        $this->categoryRepository = $categoryRepository;

public function yourfunctionname(){
    $categoryIds = $product->getCategoryIds();
    if (!$categoryIds) {
        return null;
    $category = $this->categoryRepository->get($categoryIds[0], $this->storeManager->getStore()->getId());
    $redirectionUrl = $product->getProductUrl();

the __construct contain the dependencies injection you needed to load model and yourfunctionname have the code to get url using the current product page category to get category url

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  • ,this is returning only url of product ,not full path. – akgola Apr 24 '19 at 6:57
  • @akgola what you mean by path .You can't get the path of the product page as html is generated from the magento's structure dynamically – rinzler Apr 24 '19 at 7:52
  • this will generate url like www.example.com/category/product.html – rinzler Apr 24 '19 at 7:54
  • ,I mean in format Home > Women > Dresses > Maxi Dresses not url format. – akgola Apr 24 '19 at 10:11
  • i added new solution @akgola .please check it – rinzler Apr 24 '19 at 13:01


here a image where i put path below add to cart button just adding below code in addtocart.phtml in

<?php echo $this->getLayout()->getBlock('breadcrumbs')->toHtml(); ?>

add this to any phtml file you will get the path you wanted

hope this helps you

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  • one small query i.e what if customer directly redirect from home page to product page? – Nagaraju K Apr 29 '19 at 13:18
  • @NagarajuKasa i didn't understand your question because it was to get the path(breadcrumbs) – rinzler May 1 '19 at 6:57

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