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Google Maps Tutorial


Google Maps API

This tutorial is about the Google Maps API (Application Programming Interface).

An API is a set of methods and tools that can be used for building software applications.


Google Maps in HTML

This example creates a Google Map in HTML:

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<h1>My First Google Map</h1>

<div id="googleMap" style="width:100%;height:400px;"></div>

<script>
function myMap() {
var mapProp= {
  center:new google.maps.LatLng(51.508742,-0.120850),
  zoom:5,
};
var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("googleMap"),mapProp);
}
</script>

<script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_KEY&callback=myMap"></script>

</body>
</html>