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Remove Marker from Google Maps

In this example you will learn how a simple marker is removed from 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

function clearMarkers() {
  setMapOnAll(null);
}

Remove Marker from Google Maps Example

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
  <head> <!-- www.techstrikers.com --> 
    <title>Remove Markers</title>  
    <style>  
      html, body {  
        height: 100%;  
        margin: 0;  
        padding: 0;  
      }  
      #map {  
        height: 99%;  
        width: 99%;
      }  
#panel {  
  position: absolute;  
  top: 0px;  
  left: 25%;  
  z-index: 5;  
  padding: 0px;  
  border: 0px solid #999;  
  text-align: center;  
}  

#panel, .panel {  
  font-family: 'Roboto','sans-serif';  
  line-height: 30px;  
  padding-left: 10px;  
}  
 
#panel select, #panel input, .panel select, .panel input {  
  font-size: 15px;  
}  
 
#panel select, .panel select {  
  width: 100%;  
}  
 
#panel i, .panel i {  
  font-size: 12px;  
}  
  
    </style>  
    <script async defer  
        src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?signed_in=true&callback=initMap"></script>  
<script>  

var map;  
var markers = [];  
  
function initMap() {  
  var lat_lng = {lat: 17.08672, lng: 78.42444};  
  
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {  
    zoom: 7,  
    center: lat_lng,  
    mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.TERRAIN  
  });  
  
  // Adds a marker at the center of the map.  
  addMarker(lat_lng);  
}  
  
// Adds a marker to the map and push to the array.  
function addMarker(location) {  
  var marker = new google.maps.Marker({  
    position: location,  
    map: map  
  });  
  markers.push(marker);  
}  
  
// Sets the map on all markers in the array.  
function setMapOnAll(map) {  
  for (var i = 0; i < markers.length; i++) {  
    markers[i].setMap(map);  
  }  
}  
  
// Removes the markers from the map, but keeps them in the array.  
function clearMarkers() {  
  setMapOnAll(null);  
}  
  
// Shows any markers currently in the array.  
function showMarkers() {  
  setMapOnAll(map);  
}  
  
// Deletes all markers in the array by removing references to them.  
function deleteMarkers() {  
  clearMarkers();  
  markers = [];  
}  
  
    </script>       
  </head>  
  <body>  
    <div id="panel">    
      <input onclick="deleteMarkers();" type=button value="Delete Markers">  
    </div>  
    <div id="map"></div>  
    <p>Click on the map to add markers.</p>  
  </body>  
</html> 

Above example will produce following output