Add Search box on mobile devices

The search box does not show by default on smart phones due to size issues.  This can be added by clicking on ‘Show Advanced Options‘ then view the ‘Search Box Customization‘ section.  There is an option to enable the search box on mobile devices as seen in the image below.

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Change (or set) the map starting point and zoom

The starting zoom level and the starting location (or center) can be change. To Change either the zoom level or starting position when the live map is opened: Check the Custom Zoom & Center box Put the map at the zoom level and center you want it to be at when it is opened. Save […]

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Changing the font or styling the map

The font and other css properties can be overwritten using your own css file. Add the following parameter to your map: css=<url>. An example is: https://www.easymapmaker.com/map/58890adb2af63457f31769e607d7501f?css=https://www.easymapmaker.com/cssoverride/hideimg.css The url must start with either https:// (preferred) or http:// and the url must exist to be included. To change how the map itself looks (hiding roads or changing the […]

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Add photos to marker (pin) popup description

Photos can be viewed in the marker description when there is a url provided in the data.  Our sample 1 has an example of this. If a url to a photo is present, the “(website) Image” option can be set to use the image.  We do not host images other than marker pins and logos.

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How many location can I add to a map?

Free version 250 addresses can be added to a map with the free version Pro 1,500 addresses can be added to a map with the pro version Premium 15,000 addresses can be added to a map with the premium version Premium Big Data (on request only) 100,000 addresses can be added to a map when […]

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What countries are supported?

We support the same countries as Google.  If your country does not appear in the region drop down, you can add a country column in the data and make sure the country drop-down is using that. Google maps supports the countries found on their mapcoverage page.

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Zoom In Search Box (odd search behavior)

When creating an map there is an advanced option called ‘Zoom In Search box‘ that is visible when ‘Show Advanced Options‘ is clicked..  The default behavior is to zoom into the items that match the search query.  In some cases this might not do anything if the items in the search query are spread out […]

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Why are addresses mapped to wrong location or not mapped at all?

We use Google’s geo-coder to translate an address into a latitude and longitude set of coordinates to be placed on the map. Sometimes an address is not found and other times it can be placed where it should not be. The geo-coder appears to work very well in most industrialized countries such as the United […]

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View addresses with errors

On the map creation page the locations that could not be geo-coded show up in an error table as seen in the following images:   Click show Error button to see errors: Errors in Error table: On the Edit page, the original data can be re-inserted and re-mapped. The data that had errors will get […]

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Supported Latitude and Longitude formats

Data can be mapped in EasyMapMaker with only the latitude and longitude. To set the latitude and longitude, make sure the Latitude and Longitude drop downs are set correctly. The values need to appear in separate columns. The following formats are supported: Degrees Minutes Seconds (in the following formats): 45° 46′ 52″ N    108° […]

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