Marker Clustering

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TypeScript

function initMap(): void {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      zoom: 3,
      center: { lat: -28.024, lng: 140.887 },
    }
  );

  // Create an array of alphabetical characters used to label the markers.
  const labels = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ";

  // Add some markers to the map.
  // Note: The code uses the JavaScript Array.prototype.map() method to
  // create an array of markers based on a given "locations" array.
  // The map() method here has nothing to do with the Google Maps API.
  const markers = locations.map((location, i) => {
    return new google.maps.Marker({
      position: location,
      label: labels[i % labels.length],
    });
  });

  // Add a marker clusterer to manage the markers.
  // @ts-ignore MarkerClusterer defined via script
  new MarkerClusterer(map, markers, {
    imagePath:
      "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/markerclusterer/m",
  });
}
const locations = [
  { lat: -31.56391, lng: 147.154312 },
  { lat: -33.718234, lng: 150.363181 },
  { lat: -33.727111, lng: 150.371124 },
  { lat: -33.848588, lng: 151.209834 },
  { lat: -33.851702, lng: 151.216968 },
  { lat: -34.671264, lng: 150.863657 },
  { lat: -35.304724, lng: 148.662905 },
  { lat: -36.817685, lng: 175.699196 },
  { lat: -36.828611, lng: 175.790222 },
  { lat: -37.75, lng: 145.116667 },
  { lat: -37.759859, lng: 145.128708 },
  { lat: -37.765015, lng: 145.133858 },
  { lat: -37.770104, lng: 145.143299 },
  { lat: -37.7737, lng: 145.145187 },
  { lat: -37.774785, lng: 145.137978 },
  { lat: -37.819616, lng: 144.968119 },
  { lat: -38.330766, lng: 144.695692 },
  { lat: -39.927193, lng: 175.053218 },
  { lat: -41.330162, lng: 174.865694 },
  { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.439506 },
  { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.501315 },
  { lat: -42.735258, lng: 147.438 },
  { lat: -43.999792, lng: 170.463352 },
];

JavaScript

function initMap() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 3,
    center: { lat: -28.024, lng: 140.887 },
  });
  // Create an array of alphabetical characters used to label the markers.
  const labels = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ";
  // Add some markers to the map.
  // Note: The code uses the JavaScript Array.prototype.map() method to
  // create an array of markers based on a given "locations" array.
  // The map() method here has nothing to do with the Google Maps API.
  const markers = locations.map((location, i) => {
    return new google.maps.Marker({
      position: location,
      label: labels[i % labels.length],
    });
  });
  // Add a marker clusterer to manage the markers.
  new MarkerClusterer(map, markers, {
    imagePath:
      "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/markerclusterer/m",
  });
}
const locations = [
  { lat: -31.56391, lng: 147.154312 },
  { lat: -33.718234, lng: 150.363181 },
  { lat: -33.727111, lng: 150.371124 },
  { lat: -33.848588, lng: 151.209834 },
  { lat: -33.851702, lng: 151.216968 },
  { lat: -34.671264, lng: 150.863657 },
  { lat: -35.304724, lng: 148.662905 },
  { lat: -36.817685, lng: 175.699196 },
  { lat: -36.828611, lng: 175.790222 },
  { lat: -37.75, lng: 145.116667 },
  { lat: -37.759859, lng: 145.128708 },
  { lat: -37.765015, lng: 145.133858 },
  { lat: -37.770104, lng: 145.143299 },
  { lat: -37.7737, lng: 145.145187 },
  { lat: -37.774785, lng: 145.137978 },
  { lat: -37.819616, lng: 144.968119 },
  { lat: -38.330766, lng: 144.695692 },
  { lat: -39.927193, lng: 175.053218 },
  { lat: -41.330162, lng: 174.865694 },
  { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.439506 },
  { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.501315 },
  { lat: -42.735258, lng: 147.438 },
  { lat: -43.999792, lng: 170.463352 },
];

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>Marker Clustering</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <script src="https://unpkg.com/@google/markerclustererplus@4.0.1/dist/markerclustererplus.min.js"></script>

    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Marker Clustering</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <script src="https://unpkg.com/@google/markerclustererplus@4.0.1/dist/markerclustererplus.min.js"></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>
      function initMap() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 3,
          center: { lat: -28.024, lng: 140.887 },
        });
        // Create an array of alphabetical characters used to label the markers.
        const labels = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ";
        // Add some markers to the map.
        // Note: The code uses the JavaScript Array.prototype.map() method to
        // create an array of markers based on a given "locations" array.
        // The map() method here has nothing to do with the Google Maps API.
        const markers = locations.map((location, i) => {
          return new google.maps.Marker({
            position: location,
            label: labels[i % labels.length],
          });
        });
        // Add a marker clusterer to manage the markers.
        new MarkerClusterer(map, markers, {
          imagePath:
            "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/markerclusterer/m",
        });
      }
      const locations = [
        { lat: -31.56391, lng: 147.154312 },
        { lat: -33.718234, lng: 150.363181 },
        { lat: -33.727111, lng: 150.371124 },
        { lat: -33.848588, lng: 151.209834 },
        { lat: -33.851702, lng: 151.216968 },
        { lat: -34.671264, lng: 150.863657 },
        { lat: -35.304724, lng: 148.662905 },
        { lat: -36.817685, lng: 175.699196 },
        { lat: -36.828611, lng: 175.790222 },
        { lat: -37.75, lng: 145.116667 },
        { lat: -37.759859, lng: 145.128708 },
        { lat: -37.765015, lng: 145.133858 },
        { lat: -37.770104, lng: 145.143299 },
        { lat: -37.7737, lng: 145.145187 },
        { lat: -37.774785, lng: 145.137978 },
        { lat: -37.819616, lng: 144.968119 },
        { lat: -38.330766, lng: 144.695692 },
        { lat: -39.927193, lng: 175.053218 },
        { lat: -41.330162, lng: 174.865694 },
        { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.439506 },
        { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.501315 },
        { lat: -42.735258, lng: 147.438 },
        { lat: -43.999792, lng: 170.463352 },
      ];
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>
function initMap() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 3, center: { lat: -28.024, lng: 140.887 }, }); // Create an array of alphabetical characters used to label the markers. const labels = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ"; // Add some markers to the map. // Note: The code uses the JavaScript Array.prototype.map() method to // create an array of markers based on a given "locations" array. // The map() method here has nothing to do with the Google Maps API. const markers = locations.map((location, i) => { return new google.maps.Marker({ position: location, label: labels[i % labels.length], }); }); // Add a marker clusterer to manage the markers. new MarkerClusterer(map, markers, { imagePath: "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/markerclusterer/m", }); } const locations = [ { lat: -31.56391, lng: 147.154312 }, { lat: -33.718234, lng: 150.363181 }, { lat: -33.727111, lng: 150.371124 }, { lat: -33.848588, lng: 151.209834 }, { lat: -33.851702, lng: 151.216968 }, { lat: -34.671264, lng: 150.863657 }, { lat: -35.304724, lng: 148.662905 }, { lat: -36.817685, lng: 175.699196 }, { lat: -36.828611, lng: 175.790222 }, { lat: -37.75, lng: 145.116667 }, { lat: -37.759859, lng: 145.128708 }, { lat: -37.765015, lng: 145.133858 }, { lat: -37.770104, lng: 145.143299 }, { lat: -37.7737, lng: 145.145187 }, { lat: -37.774785, lng: 145.137978 }, { lat: -37.819616, lng: 144.968119 }, { lat: -38.330766, lng: 144.695692 }, { lat: -39.927193, lng: 175.053218 }, { lat: -41.330162, lng: 174.865694 }, { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.439506 }, { lat: -42.734358, lng: 147.501315 }, { lat: -42.735258, lng: 147.438 }, { lat: -43.999792, lng: 170.463352 }, ];
/* 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>Marker Clustering</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <script src="https://unpkg.com/@google/markerclustererplus@4.0.1/dist/markerclustererplus.min.js"></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. --> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyBIwzALxUPNbatRBj3Xi1Uhp0fFzwWNBkE&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" async ></script> </body> </html>

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