Introduction

Embed Google Map is a plugin for embedding one or more Google Maps to Joomla articles. Adding maps to an article is very simple, just add the address or the coordinates which location you want to show an a map inside google_maps tags to an article, and that's it! It's also possible to define the version of Google Maps (Google Maps, Google Maps Classic, Google Maps Embed API), the type of the map (normal, satellite, hybrid, terrain), the size of the map, the language of the Google Maps interface, zoom level, border layout and link to the full size map. Embedding maps created in Google Maps Engine is supported as well.

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Features

  • It's possible to embed one or more Google Maps within an article.
  • The address or the coordinates which location is shown on a map is given as a parameter.
  • Define Google Maps version to be used: Google Maps (no API key), Google Maps Classic (no API key), Google Maps Embed API (API key required).
  • Define the language of the Google Maps interface.
  • Define the type of the map (normal, satellite, hybrid, terrain).
  • Define the size of the map.
  • Define the zoom level.
  • Define the border layout.
  • Add link to the full size map.
  • Embed maps created in Google Maps Engine.
  • Multilingual features for front-end:
    • Use the system language as Google Map language.
    • Use translatable strings as map label, e.g. {TRANSLATABLE_STRING}.
  • Improve performance by loading Google Maps after the rest of the page has loaded.
  • Disable mouse scrolling on embeded Google Map.
  • English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese and Finnish language support for back-end.

Basic usage

To embed a map in an article use the following code:

{google_map}address{/google_map}
{google_map}address|version:classic{/google_map}
{google_map}address|zoom:10{/google_map}
{google_map}address|zoom:10|lang:it{/google_map}
{google_map}address|lang:system{/google_map
{google_map}address|width:200|height:200|border:1|border_style:solid|border_color:#000000{/google_map}
{google_map}address|width:200|height:200|link:yes|link_label:Label|link_position:top{/google_map}
{google_map}address|link:yes{/google_map}
{google_map}address|type:satellite{/google_map}
{google_map}address|show_info:yes|info_label:Label{/google_map}
{google_map}address|link_full:yes{/google_map}
{google_map}address|https:yes{/google_map}
* {google_map}latitude,longitude{/google_map}

*latitude,longitude = coordinates in decimal degrees

Example 1

Replace the "address" string with the address which location you want to show on the map.

{google_map}Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood{/google_map}

Example 2

Replace the "latitude" and "longitude" strings with the coordinates which location you want to show on the map. The coordinates must be expressed as decimal degrees.

{google_map}60.1705,24.9384{/google_map}
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Functionality
I need a simple Google Map plugin, but this plugin is more than a simple plugin. I don't need no google api key.
Ease of use
Very easy configuration and add in an article. There are some features with it.
Support
I didn't need it.
Documentation
The configuration was very simply, the documentation was enough.

Beautifully Simple



Posted on 04 October 2018
Functionality
Elegant and intuitive.
Ease of use
COuldn't be easier. If you can write address then you can use this.
Support
Part of the git hub community.
Documentation
The documentation is easy to read and easy to find.
I used this to: I was a super long time user of "plugin_googlemap3" and finally had to ditch that after a google update. I tried several and purchased one before I found this. Loving the open source community.

Great Extension



Posted on 31 January 2018
Functionality
This works great! My old map extension stopped working, and this one has even more features!!
Ease of use
Enable the plugin add your API Key and use address IT IS THAT EASY!!
Support
Documentation
I used this to: I use this inside of Jevents Calendar events

great plugin



Posted on 07 July 2017
Functionality
Does everything you need
Ease of use
Easy to use however the documentation is currently out of date. Google map engine is gone. Need doco about doing the same on google maps
Support
Documentation
currently out of date
I used this to: embedding locations and drive routes on a travel blog

Fast & Easy Solution



Posted on 04 April 2017
Functionality
all relevant options and configurations available
Ease of use
install, configure, add the google address with tags in article -> done.
Documentation
tool tips for each option and a list of tag examples was all i needed

Easy, simple, functional!



Posted on 16 September 2016
Functionality
It works like a charm
Ease of use
Instal the plugin, read the documentation, set the map. Done.
Support
Don't know, didn't need it.
Documentation
Not a lot, but that's all it needs.
I used this to: Place google maps in articles. Highly recommended.
Functionality
Plugin is greate! You can create nice maps with different features. I use map without API, but You can create maps with Google API.
Ease of use
It is very easy to instull, create map and publish it in article or in module. I,m not a dev but I can do it for myself
Support
Cool and fast. Thanks sooo much for help and patience)
Documentation
I read the instructions before using the plugin and it was useful
I used this to: I use it for my oun website

Thanks for This!



Posted on 08 March 2016
Functionality
Works great and looks good.
Ease of use
Very easy to install and get working on my website
Support
I haven't required any
Documentation
Read the documentation if you are a novice like me because it will help. The instructions are well written and easy to understand.
I used this to: A community website (tennis club) to show visitors where we are located.

Thanks to developers such as Petteri, volunteers can use excellent and useful extensions like this on their websites without costing a lot of money or requiring an IT expert to get it working. Cheers :)
Functionality
Easy and quick to get up and running. Does a perfect job.
Ease of use
Code is very easy to insert into your article.

Sencillo y eficaz



Posted on 03 June 2015
Functionality
Instalado y puesto a funcionar en un minuto.
Ease of use
Muy práctico, se pueden incluir las referencias del mapa por dirección real.
Support
No ha sido necesario
I used this to: Geo ubicación de negocio.
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Embed Google Docs Viewer is a plugin for embedding one or more Google Docs Viewers (http://docs.google.com/viewer) to Joomla articles. By using Google Docs Viewer it's possible to quickly view documents online without leaving browser. Adding the viewer to an article is very simple, just add the url of the document that you want to embed, and that's it! It's also possible to define the size of the...

Embed Google Map

Version:
2.2.0
Developer:
Petteri Kivimäki
Last updated:
Aug 18 2019
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
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Compatibility:
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