How to Embed or Share your Google Maps

May 12, 2015   /   by Marco  / Categories :  Google, Maps, Technology

I was looking for a way to Embed or Share a Google Map location and I couldn’t figure it out until I accidentally clicked on the correct icon.
I had to document this because even the instructions on Google was not correct have a read here https://support.google.com/maps/answer/3544418?hl=en

Google Instructions

CORRECT INSTRUCTIONS

Now here’s the correct instructions:

1. Open Google Maps

2. Make sure the map or Street View image you’d like to embed shows up on the map

3. In the bottom right hand corner, click on the gear icon Google Map Gear Icon

4. Click Share or embed map

Google Maps Share or Embed Map

5. At the top of the box that appears, choose the Embed map tab

Google Maps Sydney Embed

6. Choose the size you want on the left hand side, then copy the HTML and paste the code into the source code of your website or blog

Google Maps Sydney Embed Choose Size

 

7. Example code:

[codesyntax lang=”php”] [/codesyntax]

Below is the embedded code into this blog post

SHARE Share this post so we can get Google to fix up their documentation

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