Embedding Wide Screen Google Maps in HTML5 Responsive Design

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Embedding wide screen Google Maps in HTML5 responsive design can be quite appealing as background for your website. Let us see how we can embed with new API. Google Maps are quite important part of a business as it can locate the place from various devices including GPS service. Previously we wrote about How To Create Your Own Google Maps, but that is basically for just a startup – embedding wide screen Google Maps in HTML5 responsive design is also possible in that way, but actually the customization features are lost.

 

Embedding wide screen Google Maps in HTML5 responsive design : Examples

 

There are lot of examples available in use today, in fact, when you verify the location of your business in Google Maps / Google Places, by default a Google Plus webpage is created, that practically is great example of embedding wide screen Google Maps in HTML5 responsive design. Good example can be seen on Google’s own website :

 

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Embedding Wide Screen Google Maps in HTML5 Responsive Design : Using the Advanced Configurations

 

Google Maps API and Google Places API virtually has an endless ways to engage the customers. If available, you can use street view API too :

 

 

It is quite engaging and useful. You can, for example set mouse over event easily. Understanding the KML and HTML5 DOM elements is quite useful. For Street View API, the request would be :

 

Embedding Wide Screen Google Maps in HTML5 Responsive Design

 

In HTML5, we can easily embed XML data and SVG image – it is basic thing. You can copy paste this URL :

You can easily serve the needed sized imaged according to the device. With Business API, we can get 2048×2048 sized maps. Although smaller for 15″ plus Retina display, but it actually works for the most. We can use the example below for public domain using Base64 encoding class – which will increase the page loading speed :

Marker is allowed in HTML5 to render as well.

Abhishek-Ghosh

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