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How to set google map marker by latitude and longitude and provide infomation bubble

Posted on 2013-05-31
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Hi

The following sample code provided by google maps api
var geocoder;
          var map;
          function initialize() {
            geocoder = new google.maps.Geocoder();
            var latlng = new google.maps.LatLng(40.77627, -73.910965);
            var myOptions = {
              zoom: 8,
              center: latlng,
              mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.ROADMAP
            }
            map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map_canvas"), myOptions);
          }

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the following only shows google map of the location without a marker. I was wondering how I can place a marker by giving latitude/longitude parameters?

Thanks in advance! any help is appreciated.
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Question by:krushnac
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by:TvMpt
ID: 39210284
Just check this demo
I think that is what you are looking for...

http://jsfiddle.net/kjy112/ZLuTg/
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by:Robert Saylor
ID: 39210402
I have this working on one of our internal webpages.

Note: I am passing longitude and latitude from our internal database. This might get you going from this example.

         
<iframe width=\"500\" height=\"350\" id=\"location\" frameborder=\"0\" scrolling=\"no\" marginheight=\"0\" marginwidth=\"0\"
         src=\"https://maps.google.com/maps?q=$row[latitude],+$row[longitude]&amp;hl=en&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;t=m&amp;z=14&amp;iwloc=A&amp;ll=$row[latitude],$row[longitude]&amp;output=embed\">
         </iframe>

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eemit earned 250 total points
ID: 39210423
Try to add this:
            //setup the red pin marker
            marker = new google.maps.Marker({
                map:map,
                position:latlng,
                draggable:false
            });

            contentString = 'Your Info Window Content';
            infoWindow = new google.maps.InfoWindow({
                content:contentString
            });

            infoWindow.open(map, marker);

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below the line:
map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map_canvas"), myOptions);
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