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Set Google Maps Properties

In this example you will learn how to set google map API properties in initialize javascript method.

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>  

Set Google Maps Properties 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>
//Set google map API properties like map center, defsult map type zoom etc. 
function initialize() {
     var lat_lng = {lat: 20.08672, lng: 78.42444};  
    var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {  
         center: lat_lng, // set default lat and lng
         zoom:6,  // set default zoom
         mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.ROADMAP // set default map type
    });
}
google.maps.event.addDomListener(window, 'load', initialize);
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div id="map"></div>
</body>
</html>

Above example will produce following output