Geolocation

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This example creates a map that displays the geographic location of a user or device on a Google map, through use of their browser's HTML5 Geolocation feature. The user must consent to location sharing or else an error is shown. Read more about the W3C Geolocation standard.

Read the documentation.

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Clone Sample

Git and Node.js are required to run this sample locally. Follow these instructions to install Node.js and NPM. The following commands clone, install dependencies and start the sample application.

  git clone -b sample-map-geolocation https://github.com/googlemaps/js-samples.git
  cd js-samples
  npm i
  npm start

Other samples can be tried by switching to any branch beginning with sample-SAMPLE_NAME.

  git checkout sample-SAMPLE_NAME
  npm i
  npm start