Basic Map Types

This example replaces the default map tiles with custom imagery that displays the map's tile coordinates on a series of gray tiles.

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TypeScript

/*
 * This demo demonstrates how to replace default map tiles with custom imagery.
 * In this case, the CoordMapType displays gray tiles annotated with the tile
 * coordinates.
 *
 * Try panning and zooming the map to see how the coordinates change.
 */

class CoordMapType {
  tileSize: google.maps.Size;
  maxZoom = 19;
  name = "Tile #s";
  alt = "Tile Coordinate Map Type";

  constructor(tileSize: google.maps.Size) {
    this.tileSize = tileSize;
  }

  getTile(
    coord: google.maps.Point,
    zoom: number,
    ownerDocument: Document
  ): HTMLElement {
    const div = ownerDocument.createElement("div");
    div.innerHTML = String(coord);
    div.style.width = this.tileSize.width + "px";
    div.style.height = this.tileSize.height + "px";
    div.style.fontSize = "10";
    div.style.borderStyle = "solid";
    div.style.borderWidth = "1px";
    div.style.borderColor = "#AAAAAA";
    div.style.backgroundColor = "#E5E3DF";
    return div;
  }

  releaseTile(tile: HTMLElement): void {}
}

function initMap(): void {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      zoom: 10,
      center: { lat: 41.85, lng: -87.65 },
      streetViewControl: false,
      mapTypeId: "coordinate",
      mapTypeControlOptions: {
        mapTypeIds: ["coordinate", "roadmap"],
        style: google.maps.MapTypeControlStyle.DROPDOWN_MENU,
      },
    }
  );

  map.addListener("maptypeid_changed", () => {
    const showStreetViewControl =
      (map.getMapTypeId() as string) !== "coordinate";
    map.setOptions({
      streetViewControl: showStreetViewControl,
    });
  });

  // Now attach the coordinate map type to the map's registry.
  map.mapTypes.set(
    "coordinate",
    new CoordMapType(new google.maps.Size(256, 256))
  );
}

JavaScript

/*
 * This demo demonstrates how to replace default map tiles with custom imagery.
 * In this case, the CoordMapType displays gray tiles annotated with the tile
 * coordinates.
 *
 * Try panning and zooming the map to see how the coordinates change.
 */
class CoordMapType {
  constructor(tileSize) {
    this.maxZoom = 19;
    this.name = "Tile #s";
    this.alt = "Tile Coordinate Map Type";
    this.tileSize = tileSize;
  }
  getTile(coord, zoom, ownerDocument) {
    const div = ownerDocument.createElement("div");
    div.innerHTML = String(coord);
    div.style.width = this.tileSize.width + "px";
    div.style.height = this.tileSize.height + "px";
    div.style.fontSize = "10";
    div.style.borderStyle = "solid";
    div.style.borderWidth = "1px";
    div.style.borderColor = "#AAAAAA";
    div.style.backgroundColor = "#E5E3DF";
    return div;
  }
  releaseTile(tile) {}
}

function initMap() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 10,
    center: { lat: 41.85, lng: -87.65 },
    streetViewControl: false,
    mapTypeId: "coordinate",
    mapTypeControlOptions: {
      mapTypeIds: ["coordinate", "roadmap"],
      style: google.maps.MapTypeControlStyle.DROPDOWN_MENU,
    },
  });
  map.addListener("maptypeid_changed", () => {
    const showStreetViewControl = map.getMapTypeId() !== "coordinate";
    map.setOptions({
      streetViewControl: showStreetViewControl,
    });
  });
  // Now attach the coordinate map type to the map's registry.
  map.mapTypes.set(
    "coordinate",
    new CoordMapType(new google.maps.Size(256, 256))
  );
}

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>Basic Map Types</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="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Basic Map Types</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>
      /*
       * This demo demonstrates how to replace default map tiles with custom imagery.
       * In this case, the CoordMapType displays gray tiles annotated with the tile
       * coordinates.
       *
       * Try panning and zooming the map to see how the coordinates change.
       */
      class CoordMapType {
        constructor(tileSize) {
          this.maxZoom = 19;
          this.name = "Tile #s";
          this.alt = "Tile Coordinate Map Type";
          this.tileSize = tileSize;
        }
        getTile(coord, zoom, ownerDocument) {
          const div = ownerDocument.createElement("div");
          div.innerHTML = String(coord);
          div.style.width = this.tileSize.width + "px";
          div.style.height = this.tileSize.height + "px";
          div.style.fontSize = "10";
          div.style.borderStyle = "solid";
          div.style.borderWidth = "1px";
          div.style.borderColor = "#AAAAAA";
          div.style.backgroundColor = "#E5E3DF";
          return div;
        }
        releaseTile(tile) {}
      }

      function initMap() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 10,
          center: { lat: 41.85, lng: -87.65 },
          streetViewControl: false,
          mapTypeId: "coordinate",
          mapTypeControlOptions: {
            mapTypeIds: ["coordinate", "roadmap"],
            style: google.maps.MapTypeControlStyle.DROPDOWN_MENU,
          },
        });
        map.addListener("maptypeid_changed", () => {
          const showStreetViewControl = map.getMapTypeId() !== "coordinate";
          map.setOptions({
            streetViewControl: showStreetViewControl,
          });
        });
        // Now attach the coordinate map type to the map's registry.
        map.mapTypes.set(
          "coordinate",
          new CoordMapType(new google.maps.Size(256, 256))
        );
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
/* * This demo demonstrates how to replace default map tiles with custom imagery. * In this case, the CoordMapType displays gray tiles annotated with the tile * coordinates. * * Try panning and zooming the map to see how the coordinates change. */ class CoordMapType { constructor(tileSize) { this.maxZoom = 19; this.name = "Tile #s"; this.alt = "Tile Coordinate Map Type"; this.tileSize = tileSize; } getTile(coord, zoom, ownerDocument) { const div = ownerDocument.createElement("div"); div.innerHTML = String(coord); div.style.width = this.tileSize.width + "px"; div.style.height = this.tileSize.height + "px"; div.style.fontSize = "10"; div.style.borderStyle = "solid"; div.style.borderWidth = "1px"; div.style.borderColor = "#AAAAAA"; div.style.backgroundColor = "#E5E3DF"; return div; } releaseTile(tile) {} } function initMap() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 10, center: { lat: 41.85, lng: -87.65 }, streetViewControl: false, mapTypeId: "coordinate", mapTypeControlOptions: { mapTypeIds: ["coordinate", "roadmap"], style: google.maps.MapTypeControlStyle.DROPDOWN_MENU, }, }); map.addListener("maptypeid_changed", () => { const showStreetViewControl = map.getMapTypeId() !== "coordinate"; map.setOptions({ streetViewControl: showStreetViewControl, }); }); // Now attach the coordinate map type to the map's registry. map.mapTypes.set( "coordinate", new CoordMapType(new google.maps.Size(256, 256)) ); }
/* 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>Basic Map Types</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyBIwzALxUPNbatRBj3Xi1Uhp0fFzwWNBkE&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> </body> </html>

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npm i -g '@googlemaps/js-samples'
googlemaps-js-samples init maptype-base DESTINATION_FOLDER

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