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maassmi@comcast.net
08-07-2013, 08:51 PM
Is it possible to add a google map to webpage using Blue Voda? I have a "Come Visit Us" page and I would like to include a Google Map if possible.

MJMing
05-01-2014, 12:00 AM
1.Google "google map" or go to https://maps.google.com with country extension (optional).
2.Sign in with your Google account
3.Fill in the location you want in the blank box on the left.
4.Click the "cog wheel" on bottom right and go to "share and embed" link.
5.Go to "Embed Map" option-copy & paste where you want it in Blue Voda.

That's it!

Vasili
05-01-2014, 01:54 AM
1.Google "google map" or go to https://maps.google.com with country extension (optional).
2.Sign in with your Google account
3.Fill in the location you want in the blank box on the left.
4.Click the "cog wheel" on bottom right and go to "share and embed" link.
5.Go to "Embed Map" option-copy & paste where you want it in Blue Voda.

That's it!Not exactly ....
Firstly, it is not necessary nor required that you "sign in" to Google to use any Google Maps functionality.
Secondly, to properly use Google Maps in BlueVoda, you will need to make a major correction as mentioned (Step 5): you will need to Paste the Map Link into a BlueVoda HTML Box for it to display on your page according to the size and position you make the HTML Box.

A second option (one that provides Visitors use of added Google Map Tools, such as Driving Directions) is to simply use the Map URL as a simple Link (link an image or even Text) that you have set TARGET to "_blank" (so it opens in a new Tab/Browser Window). This also allows the Map itself to be more interactive with the Visitor, allowing scrolling, enlarging, etc. to a greater degree than an embedded map.
You can see an example for yourself on this page (http://www.luxurycitypages.com/san-francisco/aircraft.html) if you click on the EXECUJET CHARTER JETS map Icon that looks like this: http://www.luxurythemagazine.com/images/circle-map25.png