Google Launches ‘Embedable’ Maps

The image “http://www.google.com/intl/en_us/images/maps_results_logo.gif” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.This was previously written and posted about but the Google Lat Long blog has formally announced it today:

Today we’re excited to announce a new feature on Google Maps that allows you to add maps to your blog or website just by copying and pasting a snippet of HTML. And once you embed the map, it has all the same functionality of the Google Maps you know and love; it’s clickable, draggable, and zoomable.

This corresponds, in a way, to the My Maps feature that allows individuals to customize Google Maps. It will undoubtedly push Google Maps further into the marketplace by making them accessible to non-developers.

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One Response to “Google Launches ‘Embedable’ Maps”

  1. Ask Embed Maps « Screenwerk Says:

    [...] Price (and Barry Schwartz) write about embedding Ask City Maps in 3rd party sites. Google offers a similar feature. Both Ask City and Google offer customization so you can create a customized display on your map [...]

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