The catapult Google Static Map Block allows you to quickly and easily add a personalised map on your concrete5 website. Simply set some locations and options and the block will display a Google Map image in your chosen area.
A free Google API Key is required to use this block.
This block allows for multiple locations and lots of customization.
Before you can use this block you must get a free Google API Key from Google Static Maps Developer page - https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/static-maps/
Follow the link above
Click ‘Get a key’
Select or create a project
Create and enable API
Copy API key
Once you have your Google API Key, you can add this to your API Keys dashboard page, which you will find under ‘dashboard > catapult > API Keys’.
Navigate to the page you wish to add the map to
Add a ‘Google Static Map Block’ to the page
Click ‘Add Location’ to add your location/s
Select which style of map you would like to add; Road, Satellite, Terrain or Hybrid
Select the zoom level of the map; 0 (World ) - 21 (Buildings)
Give you map a set width
Give your map a set height
Select image resolution (number of pixels returned); 1 (standard) or 2 (High)
Select the file type of the image; png, png32, gif, jpg or jpg baseline
Select a color for your location markers. Either choose from several predefined colors or make your own
Select a market size; Default, Medium, Small or Tiny