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KML Feature Details

This example includes a KML feature object. When the feature is clicked, the map displays its Description text within a side <div>.

Read the documentation.

JavaScript

function initMap() {
  var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 12,
    center: { lat: 37.06, lng: -95.68 }
  });

  var kmlLayer = new google.maps.KmlLayer({
    url: "http://googlemaps.github.io/kml-samples/kml/Placemark/placemark.kml",
    suppressInfoWindows: true,
    map: map
  });

  kmlLayer.addListener("click", function(kmlEvent) {
    var text = kmlEvent.featureData.description;
    showInContentWindow(text);
  });

  function showInContentWindow(text) {
    var sidediv = document.getElementById("content-window");
    sidediv.innerHTML = text;
  }
}

CSS

html,
body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
}

#map {
  float: left;
  height: 425px;
  width: 79%;
}

#content-window {
  float: left;
  font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif";
  height: 100%;
  line-height: 30px;
  padding-left: 10px;
  width: 19%;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>KML Feature Details</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>
    <div id="content-window"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>KML Feature Details</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">
      html,
      body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }

      #map {
        float: left;
        height: 425px;
        width: 79%;
      }

      #content-window {
        float: left;
        font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif";
        height: 100%;
        line-height: 30px;
        padding-left: 10px;
        width: 19%;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      (function(exports) {
        "use strict";

        function initMap() {
          var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
            zoom: 12,
            center: {
              lat: 37.06,
              lng: -95.68
            }
          });
          var kmlLayer = new google.maps.KmlLayer({
            url:
              "http://googlemaps.github.io/kml-samples/kml/Placemark/placemark.kml",
            suppressInfoWindows: true,
            map: map
          });
          kmlLayer.addListener("click", function(kmlEvent) {
            var text = kmlEvent.featureData.description;
            showInContentWindow(text);
          });

          function showInContentWindow(text) {
            var sidediv = document.getElementById("content-window");
            sidediv.innerHTML = text;
          }
        }

        exports.initMap = initMap;
      })((this.window = this.window || {}));
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
    <div id="content-window"></div>
  </body>
</html>
(function(exports) { "use strict"; function initMap() { var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 12, center: { lat: 37.06, lng: -95.68 } }); var kmlLayer = new google.maps.KmlLayer({ url: "http://googlemaps.github.io/kml-samples/kml/Placemark/placemark.kml", suppressInfoWindows: true, map: map }); kmlLayer.addListener("click", function(kmlEvent) { var text = kmlEvent.featureData.description; showInContentWindow(text); }); function showInContentWindow(text) { var sidediv = document.getElementById("content-window"); sidediv.innerHTML = text; } } exports.initMap = initMap; })((this.window = this.window || {}));
html, body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; } #map { float: left; height: 425px; width: 79%; } #content-window { float: left; font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif"; height: 100%; line-height: 30px; padding-left: 10px; width: 19%; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>KML Feature Details</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> <div id="content-window"></div> </body> </html>