Map Providers in JQuery Maps widget

10 Jan 20182 minutes to read

Map control support map providers such as OpenStreetMap that can be added to any layers in maps.

Open Street Map

OpenStreetMap is a map of the entire world. The OpenStreetMap allows you to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from any place on the Earth.

Enable OSM

You can enable this feature by setting the layerType property value as “OSM”.

  • javascript
  • $("#map").ejMap({
                    layers: [{
                            layerType: 'osm',
                            urlTemplate:'http://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/level/tileX/tileY.png'
                    }]
            });

    URL Template

    The urlTemplate property determines the format of tile map. You can specify the template for the tile layer.

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    Bing Map

    Bing Map is a key feature in accessing the external geospatial imagery services for deep-zoom satellite view.

    Enable Bing Maps

    You can enable this feature by defining the layerType as “bing”. To get the type of bing map as aerial,aerialwithlabel and road.

  • javascript
  • $("#map").ejMap({
                layers: [{
                    layerType: bing,
                    bingMapType:"AerialWithLabel",
                    key:'// …bingMapKey'
                }]
            });

    Key

    The bing Map key is provided as input to this key property. The Bing Map key can be obtained from http://www.microsoft.com/maps/create-a-bing-maps-key.aspx.

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