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Add Simple Marker in Google Maps

In this example you will learn how a simple marker is added in google map.

Here you can view the output of the example and you can also "try it yourself" by clicking on "Live Demo" button given at the bottom.

Syntax

var marker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: lat_lng,
    map: map,
    title: 'www.techstrikers.com'
  });

Add Simple Marker in Google Maps Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>  <!-- www.techstrikers.com -->
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Add Simple Marker in Google Map</title>
    <style>
      html, body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }
      #myMap {  
        height: 99%; 
		width: 99%;		
      }  
    </style>
<script async defer src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?signed_in=true&callback=initMap"></script>
<script>
function initMap() {
  var lat_lng = {lat: 17.08672, lng: 78.42444};
  var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('myMap'), {
    zoom: 6,
    center: lat_lng
  });

  var marker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: lat_lng,
    map: map,
    title: 'www.techstrikers.com'
  });
}
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div id="myMap"></div>
</body>
</html>

Above example will produce following output