Josh BucheaNotes

Google Maps

API v3

Examples

Multiple Markers

<html>
<head>
<title>Google Maps API v3 Multiple Markers</title>
<script src="http://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?sensor=false" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body>
<div id="map" style="height: 400px; width: 500px;"></div>
<script type="text/javascript">
var locations = [
['Bondi Beach', -33.890542, 151.274856, 4],
['Coogee Beach', -33.923036, 151.259052, 5],
['Cronulla Beach', -34.028249, 151.157507, 3],
['Manly Beach', -33.80010128657071, 151.28747820854187, 2],
['Maroubra Beach', -33.950198, 151.259302, 1]
];
var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {
zoom: 10,
center: new google.maps.LatLng(-33.92, 151.25),
mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.ROADMAP
});
var infowindow = new google.maps.InfoWindow();
var marker, i;
for (i = 0; i < locations.length; i++) {
marker = new google.maps.Marker({
position: new google.maps.LatLng(locations[i][1], locations[i][2]),
map: map
});
google.maps.event.addListener(marker, 'click', (function(marker, i) {
return function() {
infowindow.setContent(locations[i][0]);
infowindow.open(map, marker);
}
})(marker, i));
}
</script>
</body>
</html>

Change marker icon color

Use setIcon:

marker.setIcon('http://maps.google.com/mapfiles/ms/icons/green-dot.png');

Or as part of marker init:

marker = new google.maps.Marker({
icon: 'http://maps.google.com/mapfiles/ms/icons/green-dot.png'
});

Valid marker icon filenames are:

  • Blue: blue-dot.png
  • Red: red-dot.png
  • Purple: purple-dot.png
  • Yellow: yellow-dot.png
  • Green: green-dot.png

More icon & color choices: https://sites.google.com/site/gmapsdevelopment/

Info Window content is missing/hidden

.gm-style-iw div { overflow: visible !important; }
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