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:

*latitude,longitude = coordinates in decimal degrees

Example 1

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

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Beautifully Simple


Posted on 04 October 2018
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Functionality

Elegant and intuitive.

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Ease of use

COuldn't be easier. If you can write address then you can use this.

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Support

Part of the git hub community.

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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.
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Great Extension


Posted on 31 January 2018
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Functionality

This works great! My old map extension stopped working, and this one has even more features!!

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Ease of use

Enable the plugin add your API Key and use address IT IS THAT EASY!!

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I used this to: I use this inside of Jevents Calendar events
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great plugin


Posted on 07 July 2017
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Functionality

Does everything you need

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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

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Support
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Documentation

currently out of date

I used this to: embedding locations and drive routes on a travel blog
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Fast & Easy Solution


Posted on 04 April 2017
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Functionality

all relevant options and configurations available

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Ease of use

install, configure, add the google address with tags in article -> done.

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Documentation

tool tips for each option and a list of tag examples was all i needed

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Easy, simple, functional!


Posted on 16 September 2016
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Functionality

It works like a charm

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Ease of use

Instal the plugin, read the documentation, set the map. Done.

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Support

Don't know, didn't need it.

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Documentation

Not a lot, but that's all it needs.

I used this to: Place google maps in articles. Highly recommended.
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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.

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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

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Support

Cool and fast. Thanks sooo much for help and patience)

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Documentation

I read the instructions before using the plugin and it was useful

I used this to: I use it for my oun website
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Thanks for This!


Posted on 08 March 2016
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Functionality

Works great and looks good.

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Ease of use

Very easy to install and get working on my website

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Support

I haven't required any

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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 :)
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Functionality

Easy and quick to get up and running. Does a perfect job.

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Ease of use

Code is very easy to insert into your article.

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Sencillo y eficaz


Posted on 03 June 2015
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Functionality

Instalado y puesto a funcionar en un minuto.

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Ease of use

Muy práctico, se pueden incluir las referencias del mapa por dirección real.

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Support

No ha sido necesario

I used this to: Geo ubicación de negocio.
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Works excellent


Posted on 13 May 2015
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Functionality

I installed it on J3.4.1 and it worked instantly.

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Ease of use

Really easy.

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Documentation

It's just what I need: Examples in the plugin.

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Embed Google Map

Version:
2.1.0
Developer:
Petteri Kivimäki
Last updated:
Jun 26 2016
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
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Compatibility:
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