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Activate the Google Maps JavaScript API

To get you started we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to do a few things first:

  1. Create or choose a project
  2. Activate the Google Maps JavaScript API and related services
  3. Create appropriate keys
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Simple icons

Read the documentation or view this example full screen.

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

  var image = 'https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png';
  var beachMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: {lat: -33.890, lng: 151.274},
    map: map,
    icon: image
  });
}
<div id="map"></div>
html, body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
}
#map {
  height: 100%;
}
<!-- Replace the value of the key parameter with your own API key. -->
<script async defer
src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyCkUOdZ5y7hMm0yrcCQoCvLwzdM6M8s5qk&callback=initMap">
</script>
JavaScript
// This example adds a marker to indicate the position of Bondi Beach in Sydney,
// Australia.
function initMap() {
  var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {
    zoom: 4,
    center: {lat: -33, lng: 151}
  });

  var image = 'https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png';
  var beachMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: {lat: -33.890, lng: 151.274},
    map: map,
    icon: image
  });
}
JavaScript + HTML
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Simple icons</title>
    <style>
      html, body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }
      #map {
        height: 100%;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
    <script>

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

        var image = 'https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png';
        var beachMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
          position: {lat: -33.890, lng: 151.274},
          map: map,
          icon: image
        });
      }
    </script>
    <script async defer
    src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap">
    </script>
  </body>
</html>

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