Dan Davies{ Front-end Developer }

Google Maps – Pin positioning tip

16th April 2013

I might be very new to the party on this but it is something that has been a pain in the arse for me for a good while now and that is the position of a google map pin and the bubble with the contact information in it. Too many times when you load up the map, the pin is in the center and the bubble is off the page and cannot be read meaning I have to drag it about to see.

I’ve yet to find a fix that works…until today!

When you come to create your map for the site, click the “Customise and preview embedded map” link. Then, make sure you drag the pin and bubble to where you want it to appear on the map BEFORE you copy the Embed code.

And that’s it. Nothing new I am sure but for those who don’t know and have suffered in the past, there you go

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