Styled Maps - Night Mode

This example styles the map in night mode. It uses colors that are useful for situations such as giving directions in the dark. In the satellite view, styling does not affect base imagery, but it does affect roads, labels, and other map components.

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TypeScript

function initMap(): void {
  // Styles a map in night mode.
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      center: { lat: 40.674, lng: -73.945 },
      zoom: 12,
      styles: [
        { elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#242f3e" }] },
        { elementType: "labels.text.stroke", stylers: [{ color: "#242f3e" }] },
        { elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#746855" }] },
        {
          featureType: "administrative.locality",
          elementType: "labels.text.fill",
          stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "poi",
          elementType: "labels.text.fill",
          stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "poi.park",
          elementType: "geometry",
          stylers: [{ color: "#263c3f" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "poi.park",
          elementType: "labels.text.fill",
          stylers: [{ color: "#6b9a76" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "road",
          elementType: "geometry",
          stylers: [{ color: "#38414e" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "road",
          elementType: "geometry.stroke",
          stylers: [{ color: "#212a37" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "road",
          elementType: "labels.text.fill",
          stylers: [{ color: "#9ca5b3" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "road.highway",
          elementType: "geometry",
          stylers: [{ color: "#746855" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "road.highway",
          elementType: "geometry.stroke",
          stylers: [{ color: "#1f2835" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "road.highway",
          elementType: "labels.text.fill",
          stylers: [{ color: "#f3d19c" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "transit",
          elementType: "geometry",
          stylers: [{ color: "#2f3948" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "transit.station",
          elementType: "labels.text.fill",
          stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "water",
          elementType: "geometry",
          stylers: [{ color: "#17263c" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "water",
          elementType: "labels.text.fill",
          stylers: [{ color: "#515c6d" }],
        },
        {
          featureType: "water",
          elementType: "labels.text.stroke",
          stylers: [{ color: "#17263c" }],
        },
      ],
    }
  );
}

JavaScript

function initMap() {
  // Styles a map in night mode.
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    center: { lat: 40.674, lng: -73.945 },
    zoom: 12,
    styles: [
      { elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#242f3e" }] },
      { elementType: "labels.text.stroke", stylers: [{ color: "#242f3e" }] },
      { elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#746855" }] },
      {
        featureType: "administrative.locality",
        elementType: "labels.text.fill",
        stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "poi",
        elementType: "labels.text.fill",
        stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "poi.park",
        elementType: "geometry",
        stylers: [{ color: "#263c3f" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "poi.park",
        elementType: "labels.text.fill",
        stylers: [{ color: "#6b9a76" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "road",
        elementType: "geometry",
        stylers: [{ color: "#38414e" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "road",
        elementType: "geometry.stroke",
        stylers: [{ color: "#212a37" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "road",
        elementType: "labels.text.fill",
        stylers: [{ color: "#9ca5b3" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "road.highway",
        elementType: "geometry",
        stylers: [{ color: "#746855" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "road.highway",
        elementType: "geometry.stroke",
        stylers: [{ color: "#1f2835" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "road.highway",
        elementType: "labels.text.fill",
        stylers: [{ color: "#f3d19c" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "transit",
        elementType: "geometry",
        stylers: [{ color: "#2f3948" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "transit.station",
        elementType: "labels.text.fill",
        stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "water",
        elementType: "geometry",
        stylers: [{ color: "#17263c" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "water",
        elementType: "labels.text.fill",
        stylers: [{ color: "#515c6d" }],
      },
      {
        featureType: "water",
        elementType: "labels.text.stroke",
        stylers: [{ color: "#17263c" }],
      },
    ],
  });
}

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;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Styled Maps - Night Mode</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>
function initMap() { // Styles a map in night mode. const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { center: { lat: 40.674, lng: -73.945 }, zoom: 12, styles: [ { elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#242f3e" }] }, { elementType: "labels.text.stroke", stylers: [{ color: "#242f3e" }] }, { elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#746855" }] }, { featureType: "administrative.locality", elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }], }, { featureType: "poi", elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }], }, { featureType: "poi.park", elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#263c3f" }], }, { featureType: "poi.park", elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#6b9a76" }], }, { featureType: "road", elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#38414e" }], }, { featureType: "road", elementType: "geometry.stroke", stylers: [{ color: "#212a37" }], }, { featureType: "road", elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#9ca5b3" }], }, { featureType: "road.highway", elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#746855" }], }, { featureType: "road.highway", elementType: "geometry.stroke", stylers: [{ color: "#1f2835" }], }, { featureType: "road.highway", elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#f3d19c" }], }, { featureType: "transit", elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#2f3948" }], }, { featureType: "transit.station", elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#d59563" }], }, { featureType: "water", elementType: "geometry", stylers: [{ color: "#17263c" }], }, { featureType: "water", elementType: "labels.text.fill", stylers: [{ color: "#515c6d" }], }, { featureType: "water", elementType: "labels.text.stroke", stylers: [{ color: "#17263c" }], }, ], }); }
/* 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>Styled Maps - Night Mode</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. --> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyB41DRUbKWJHPxaFjMAwdrzWzbVKartNGg&callback=initMap&v=weekly&channel=2" async ></script> </body> </html>

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  git clone -b sample-style-array git@github.com:googlemaps/js-samples.git
  cd js-samples
  npm i
  npm start

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  git checkout sample-SAMPLE_NAME
  npm i
  npm start