jQuery Maps Plugin & Tutorials with Example

Smallworld.js : jQuery Plugin for Generating Small World Maps

Smallworld.js : jQuery Plugin for Generating Small World Maps

Smallworld.js is a utility for generating map overviews using GeoJSON and HTML Canvas. It was created out of a need to render simple map previews, quickly and efficiently, without strict Terms of Use and without heavy client libraries.

The utility has no dependencies, weighs ~5kb (sans GeoJSON), and also comes with a simple wrapper to use with jQuery or Zepto.

StatMapSVG : Statistical Map SVG & jQuery

StatMapSVG : Statistical Map SVG & jQuery

StatMapSVG is a jQuery plugin to display statistical data in the form of a map such as the number of people in each area, the location and distribution of data, grouping data based on the value of a specified interval, and others. StatMapSVG takes map files in SVG format and makes them interactive. You can use StatMapSVG for country maps, province maps, city maps, floor plans and others.

jQuery Geolocation edit Plugin

jQuery Geolocation edit Plugin

jQuery plugin for editing latitude/longitude pair with Google Maps window. Features (optional) geocoding of address text with Google Geocoding API.

GeoDirections – Useful Geolocated Directions Map

GeoDirections - Useful Geolocated Directions Map

GeoDirections is a simple but useful and customizable geolocated directions map. It allows you to create a “target marker” (for your office, your shop or whatever you want) so when your user / customer wants to find you, he is automatically geolocated and a direction between you and him is drawn.

wayfinding : jQuery plugin for Interactive svg maps

wayfinding : jQuery plugin for Interactive svg maps

A jQuery plugin that will provided shortest route through a series of one or more svg maps from a given start location to a destination using routing information encoded into the svg file.

This plugin can be useful for kiosks and interactive digital signage.

Twism : A clickable SVG maps jQuery plugin

Twism : A clickable SVG maps jQuery plugin

Twism is a clickable SVG maps jQuery plugin.Well, it works for any SVG that has IDs on the clickable regions. I made it for rolling out quick maps, though. You should probably use D3.js or Raphael if you want a robust, tested library for manipulating vector graphics.

Mappy.js : Google Maps & Places jQuery plugin

Mappy.js : Google Maps & Places jQuery plugin

I couldn’t find anything that fully did what I was after so I built mappy (besides I need the JavaScript practice!).

In short it provides the following:

  • UI for users to “select” a place (you get a callback detailing what they picked)
  • UI for adding “custom” places
  • Support for firing a map up full-window (without having to create a DIV on the page)
  • Add searching to the map
  • Add/Edit and update your own “custom places” (i.e. not those in the Google Places API doesn’t know about, but you do)
  • Works with multiple maps on the same page

jQuery Location Picker plugin

jQuery Location Picker plugin

This plug-in allows to easily find and select a location on the Google map. Along with a single point selection, it allows to choose an area by providing its center and the radius. All the data can be saved to any HTML input element automatically as well as be processed by Javascript (callback support).

Features:

  • Doesn’t require JQuery UI. The only requirements are JQuery and GoogleMaps API
  • Allows to pick an area with specified radius
  • Automatical binding to UI components (bidirectional data exchange)
  • Autocomplete for address input
  • Navigation by cordinates as well as by address

Geocomplete : jQuery Geocoding and Places Autocomplete Plugin

Geocomplete : jQuery Geocoding and Places Autocomplete Plugin

An advanced jQuery plugin that wraps the Google Maps API’s Geocoding and Places Autocomplete services. You simply provide an input that lets you search for locations with a nice autocomplete dropdown. Optionally add a container to show an interactive map and a form that will be populated with the address details.

Custom Interactive Map : jQuery Plugin

Custom Interactive Map : jQuery Plugin

If you would like to turn your photo/vector graphic map into a fancy interactive map application that is supported by every major browser and it’s working even on mobile or other touch devices, you can stop seeking, you’ve come to the right place. In fact, you came to the only place, since it is the only utility available with this unique feature set.The supported map file formats are: JPG, PNG and SVG.

Features:

  • Unlimited landmarks: Any number of locations with unique pins and various actions
  • Unlimited floors: Multiple floors are supported without any limitation
  • Deeplinking: Every location can be referenced by it’s own URL
  • Browser support: Works great in every major browser, even Internet Explorer 8
  • Responsive design: Provides optimal experience across a wide range of devices
  • Touch optimized: Touchscreen devices, like tablets and smartphones are also supported
  • Well documented: A detailed user guide is included


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