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Load Google Maps

In this example you will learn how to load google map api by using google maps API javascript library.

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

//loading google maps by using API javascript library
<script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js"> </script>  

Load Google Maps Example

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
<head><!-- www.techstrikers.com --> 
<title>Load Google Map API</title>
  <style>
 html, body {  
	height: 100%;  
	margin: 0;  
	padding: 0;  
  }  
  #map {  
	height: 99%; 
	 width: 99%;
  }
</style>
//loading google maps by using API javascript library
<script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js"> </script> 
 <script> 
//initializing google maps API
function initialize() {
    var lat_lng = {lat: 20.08672, lng: 78.42444};
    var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
         center: lat_lng,
         mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.ROADMAP
    });
}
google.maps.event.addDomListener(window, 'load', initialize);
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div id="map"></div>
</body>
</html>

Above example will produce following output