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Places Search Box

This example creates a map with a search box for users to enter geographical searches. The search box returns a pick list that includes both places and predicted search terms.

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TypeScript

// This example adds a search box to a map, using the Google Place Autocomplete
// feature. People can enter geographical searches. The search box will return a
// pick list containing a mix of places and predicted search terms.

// This example requires the Places library. Include the libraries=places
// parameter when you first load the API. For example:
// <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&libraries=places">

function initAutocomplete() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      center: { lat: -33.8688, lng: 151.2195 },
      zoom: 13,
      mapTypeId: "roadmap"
    }
  );

  // Create the search box and link it to the UI element.
  const input = document.getElementById("pac-input") as HTMLInputElement;
  const searchBox = new google.maps.places.SearchBox(input);
  map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_LEFT].push(input);

  // Bias the SearchBox results towards current map's viewport.
  map.addListener("bounds_changed", () => {
    searchBox.setBounds(map.getBounds() as google.maps.LatLngBounds);
  });

  let markers: google.maps.Marker[] = [];
  // Listen for the event fired when the user selects a prediction and retrieve
  // more details for that place.
  searchBox.addListener("places_changed", () => {
    const places = searchBox.getPlaces();

    if (places.length == 0) {
      return;
    }

    // Clear out the old markers.
    markers.forEach(marker => {
      marker.setMap(null);
    });
    markers = [];

    // For each place, get the icon, name and location.
    const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds();
    places.forEach(place => {
      if (!place.geometry) {
        console.log("Returned place contains no geometry");
        return;
      }
      const icon = {
        url: place.icon as string,
        size: new google.maps.Size(71, 71),
        origin: new google.maps.Point(0, 0),
        anchor: new google.maps.Point(17, 34),
        scaledSize: new google.maps.Size(25, 25)
      };

      // Create a marker for each place.
      markers.push(
        new google.maps.Marker({
          map,
          icon,
          title: place.name,
          position: place.geometry.location
        })
      );

      if (place.geometry.viewport) {
        // Only geocodes have viewport.
        bounds.union(place.geometry.viewport);
      } else {
        bounds.extend(place.geometry.location);
      }
    });
    map.fitBounds(bounds);
  });
}

JavaScript

// This example adds a search box to a map, using the Google Place Autocomplete
// feature. People can enter geographical searches. The search box will return a
// pick list containing a mix of places and predicted search terms.
// This example requires the Places library. Include the libraries=places
// parameter when you first load the API. For example:
// <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&libraries=places">
function initAutocomplete() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    center: { lat: -33.8688, lng: 151.2195 },
    zoom: 13,
    mapTypeId: "roadmap"
  });
  // Create the search box and link it to the UI element.
  const input = document.getElementById("pac-input");
  const searchBox = new google.maps.places.SearchBox(input);
  map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_LEFT].push(input);
  // Bias the SearchBox results towards current map's viewport.
  map.addListener("bounds_changed", () => {
    searchBox.setBounds(map.getBounds());
  });
  let markers = [];
  // Listen for the event fired when the user selects a prediction and retrieve
  // more details for that place.
  searchBox.addListener("places_changed", () => {
    const places = searchBox.getPlaces();

    if (places.length == 0) {
      return;
    }
    // Clear out the old markers.
    markers.forEach(marker => {
      marker.setMap(null);
    });
    markers = [];
    // For each place, get the icon, name and location.
    const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds();
    places.forEach(place => {
      if (!place.geometry) {
        console.log("Returned place contains no geometry");
        return;
      }
      const icon = {
        url: place.icon,
        size: new google.maps.Size(71, 71),
        origin: new google.maps.Point(0, 0),
        anchor: new google.maps.Point(17, 34),
        scaledSize: new google.maps.Size(25, 25)
      };
      // Create a marker for each place.
      markers.push(
        new google.maps.Marker({
          map,
          icon,
          title: place.name,
          position: place.geometry.location
        })
      );

      if (place.geometry.viewport) {
        // Only geocodes have viewport.
        bounds.union(place.geometry.viewport);
      } else {
        bounds.extend(place.geometry.location);
      }
    });
    map.fitBounds(bounds);
  });
}

CSS

#target {
  width: 345px;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Places Search Box</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=initAutocomplete&libraries=places&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./app.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <input
      id="pac-input"
      class="controls"
      type="text"
      placeholder="Search Box"
    />
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Places Search Box</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=initAutocomplete&libraries=places&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;
      }

      #description {
        font-family: Roboto;
        font-size: 15px;
        font-weight: 300;
      }

      #infowindow-content .title {
        font-weight: bold;
      }

      #infowindow-content {
        display: none;
      }

      #map #infowindow-content {
        display: inline;
      }

      .pac-card {
        margin: 10px 10px 0 0;
        border-radius: 2px 0 0 2px;
        box-sizing: border-box;
        -moz-box-sizing: border-box;
        outline: none;
        box-shadow: 0 2px 6px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.3);
        background-color: #fff;
        font-family: Roboto;
      }

      #pac-container {
        padding-bottom: 12px;
        margin-right: 12px;
      }

      .pac-controls {
        display: inline-block;
        padding: 5px 11px;
      }

      .pac-controls label {
        font-family: Roboto;
        font-size: 13px;
        font-weight: 300;
      }

      #pac-input {
        background-color: #fff;
        font-family: Roboto;
        font-size: 15px;
        font-weight: 300;
        margin-left: 12px;
        padding: 0 11px 0 13px;
        text-overflow: ellipsis;
        width: 400px;
      }

      #pac-input:focus {
        border-color: #4d90fe;
      }

      #title {
        color: #fff;
        background-color: #4d90fe;
        font-size: 25px;
        font-weight: 500;
        padding: 6px 12px;
      }

      #target {
        width: 345px;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      "use strict";

      // This example adds a search box to a map, using the Google Place Autocomplete
      // feature. People can enter geographical searches. The search box will return a
      // pick list containing a mix of places and predicted search terms.
      // This example requires the Places library. Include the libraries=places
      // parameter when you first load the API. For example:
      // <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&libraries=places">
      function initAutocomplete() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          center: {
            lat: -33.8688,
            lng: 151.2195
          },
          zoom: 13,
          mapTypeId: "roadmap"
        }); // Create the search box and link it to the UI element.

        const input = document.getElementById("pac-input");
        const searchBox = new google.maps.places.SearchBox(input);
        map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_LEFT].push(input); // Bias the SearchBox results towards current map's viewport.

        map.addListener("bounds_changed", () => {
          searchBox.setBounds(map.getBounds());
        });
        let markers = []; // Listen for the event fired when the user selects a prediction and retrieve
        // more details for that place.

        searchBox.addListener("places_changed", () => {
          const places = searchBox.getPlaces();

          if (places.length == 0) {
            return;
          } // Clear out the old markers.

          markers.forEach(marker => {
            marker.setMap(null);
          });
          markers = []; // For each place, get the icon, name and location.

          const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds();
          places.forEach(place => {
            if (!place.geometry) {
              console.log("Returned place contains no geometry");
              return;
            }

            const icon = {
              url: place.icon,
              size: new google.maps.Size(71, 71),
              origin: new google.maps.Point(0, 0),
              anchor: new google.maps.Point(17, 34),
              scaledSize: new google.maps.Size(25, 25)
            }; // Create a marker for each place.

            markers.push(
              new google.maps.Marker({
                map,
                icon,
                title: place.name,
                position: place.geometry.location
              })
            );

            if (place.geometry.viewport) {
              // Only geocodes have viewport.
              bounds.union(place.geometry.viewport);
            } else {
              bounds.extend(place.geometry.location);
            }
          });
          map.fitBounds(bounds);
        });
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <input
      id="pac-input"
      class="controls"
      type="text"
      placeholder="Search Box"
    />
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
"use strict"; // This example adds a search box to a map, using the Google Place Autocomplete // feature. People can enter geographical searches. The search box will return a // pick list containing a mix of places and predicted search terms. // This example requires the Places library. Include the libraries=places // parameter when you first load the API. For example: // <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyCb1xprYSpXd0q_yDsJ1W2UGhfl9_YGKU0&libraries=places"> function initAutocomplete() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { center: { lat: -33.8688, lng: 151.2195 }, zoom: 13, mapTypeId: "roadmap" }); // Create the search box and link it to the UI element. const input = document.getElementById("pac-input"); const searchBox = new google.maps.places.SearchBox(input); map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_LEFT].push(input); // Bias the SearchBox results towards current map's viewport. map.addListener("bounds_changed", () => { searchBox.setBounds(map.getBounds()); }); let markers = []; // Listen for the event fired when the user selects a prediction and retrieve // more details for that place. searchBox.addListener("places_changed", () => { const places = searchBox.getPlaces(); if (places.length == 0) { return; } // Clear out the old markers. markers.forEach(marker => { marker.setMap(null); }); markers = []; // For each place, get the icon, name and location. const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds(); places.forEach(place => { if (!place.geometry) { console.log("Returned place contains no geometry"); return; } const icon = { url: place.icon, size: new google.maps.Size(71, 71), origin: new google.maps.Point(0, 0), anchor: new google.maps.Point(17, 34), scaledSize: new google.maps.Size(25, 25) }; // Create a marker for each place. markers.push( new google.maps.Marker({ map, icon, title: place.name, position: place.geometry.location }) ); if (place.geometry.viewport) { // Only geocodes have viewport. bounds.union(place.geometry.viewport); } else { bounds.extend(place.geometry.location); } }); map.fitBounds(bounds); }); }
/* 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; } #description { font-family: Roboto; font-size: 15px; font-weight: 300; } #infowindow-content .title { font-weight: bold; } #infowindow-content { display: none; } #map #infowindow-content { display: inline; } .pac-card { margin: 10px 10px 0 0; border-radius: 2px 0 0 2px; box-sizing: border-box; -moz-box-sizing: border-box; outline: none; box-shadow: 0 2px 6px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.3); background-color: #fff; font-family: Roboto; } #pac-container { padding-bottom: 12px; margin-right: 12px; } .pac-controls { display: inline-block; padding: 5px 11px; } .pac-controls label { font-family: Roboto; font-size: 13px; font-weight: 300; } #pac-input { background-color: #fff; font-family: Roboto; font-size: 15px; font-weight: 300; margin-left: 12px; padding: 0 11px 0 13px; text-overflow: ellipsis; width: 400px; } #pac-input:focus { border-color: #4d90fe; } #title { color: #fff; background-color: #4d90fe; font-size: 25px; font-weight: 500; padding: 6px 12px; } #target { width: 345px; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Places Search Box</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyCb1xprYSpXd0q_yDsJ1W2UGhfl9_YGKU0&callback=initAutocomplete&libraries=places&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <input id="pac-input" class="controls" type="text" placeholder="Search Box" /> <div id="map"></div> </body> </html>