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Simple Marker Icons

This example replaces the default marker with a custom flag icon.

Read the documentation.

TypeScript

// This example adds a marker to indicate the position of Bondi Beach in Sydney,
// Australia.
function initMap(): void {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      zoom: 4,
      center: { lat: -33, lng: 151 }
    }
  );

  const image =
    "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png";
  const beachMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: -33.89, lng: 151.274 },
    map,
    icon: image
  });
}

JavaScript

// This example adds a marker to indicate the position of Bondi Beach in Sydney,
// Australia.
function initMap() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 4,
    center: { lat: -33, lng: 151 }
  });
  const image =
    "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png";
  const beachMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: -33.89, lng: 151.274 },
    map,
    icon: image
  });
}

CSS


      

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Simple Marker Icons</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./app.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Simple Marker Icons</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <style type="text/css">
      /* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
      #map {
        height: 100%;
      }

      /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
      html,
      body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      "use strict";

      // This example adds a marker to indicate the position of Bondi Beach in Sydney,
      // Australia.
      function initMap() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 4,
          center: {
            lat: -33,
            lng: 151
          }
        });
        const image =
          "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png";
        const beachMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
          position: {
            lat: -33.89,
            lng: 151.274
          },
          map,
          icon: image
        });
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
"use strict"; // This example adds a marker to indicate the position of Bondi Beach in Sydney, // Australia. function initMap() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 4, center: { lat: -33, lng: 151 } }); const image = "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png"; const beachMarker = new google.maps.Marker({ position: { lat: -33.89, lng: 151.274 }, map, icon: image }); }
/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div * element that contains the map. */ #map { height: 100%; } /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */ html, body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Simple Marker Icons</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyCb1xprYSpXd0q_yDsJ1W2UGhfl9_YGKU0&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> </body> </html>