Zh GoogleMap Plugin

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Purpose

Plugin for component is created for inserting maps into articles.

All maps (not in plugin section), that you see in demo site was displayed as a component call, but All Features are supported in call as plugin.

Moreover, since it is a plugin for the content (type is content), then you can insert code to call in the Custom HTML module and display the map as a module.

It is recommended to put width=0 (which corresponds to the width: 100%), in order to map automatically fills the width of the module, and is resized (eg, a variable template size) and did not occur map oversizing.

Installation

Install the plugin in Extension Manager.

Make it active.


It is plugin for component, therefore component have to be installed

Plugin supports autoupdate feature

Using

Show Map

To show the map in an article, insert the following code

{zhgooglemap:MMM;Zoom;MapType;Width;Height}

where

  • MMM - (required) map ID. It is displayed in a map list.
  • Zoom - new zoom of map, valid values
    • values from 0 to 18 to override zoom
    • do not change - do not change map zoom
  • MapType - new map type
    • ROADMAP
    • SATELLITE
    • HYBRID
    • TERRAIN
    • OSM
    • NZTOPOMAPS
    • do not change - do not change map type
  • Width - new map width
    • width value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map width
  • Height - new map height
    • height value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map height

Show Map by Placemark

Also, you can show the map with only one specific placemark. To do this, insert the following call

{zhgooglemap-marker:NNN;Center;Zoom;MapType;Width;Height;Action}

where

  • NNN - (required) placemark ID
  • Center - map center or placemark is new center of map, valid values:
    • map
    • placemark
  • Zoom - new zoom of map, valid values
    • values from 0 to 18 to override zoom
    • do not change - do not change map zoom
  • MapType - new map type
    • ROADMAP
    • SATELLITE
    • HYBRID
    • TERRAIN
    • OSM
    • NZTOPOMAPS
    • do not change - do not change map type
  • Width - new map width
    • width value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map width
  • Height - new map height
    • height value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map height
  • Action - execute action when loaded map, you can enter comma separated values
    • do not change - do not execute anything
    • click - execute click action on placemark.
    • bounce - set bounce animation for placemark

For action you have to set Center=placemark


Example 1:
{zhgooglemap-marker:5;placemark;10}


Example 2:
{zhgooglemap-marker:1;map;do not change}


Example 3:
{zhgooglemap-marker:4}
In this case

  • Center by default set to map
  • Zoom by default is set to do not change



Example 4:
{zhgooglemap-marker:1;;15}
In this case

  • Center by default set to map
  • Zoom is set 15


Show Map by Route

Also, you can show the map with only one specific route. To do this, insert the following call

{zhgooglemap-route:NNN;Center;Zoom;MapType;Width;Height}

where

  • NNN - (required) route ID
  • Center - new center of map (not used currently), valid values:
    • map
    • do not change - do not change map center
  • Zoom - new zoom of map, valid values
    • values from 0 to 18 to override zoom
    • do not change - do not change map zoom
  • MapType - new map type
    • ROADMAP
    • SATELLITE
    • HYBRID
    • TERRAIN
    • OSM
    • NZTOPOMAPS
    • do not change - do not change map type
  • Width - new map width
    • width value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map width
  • Height - new map height
    • height value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map height


Show Map by Path

Also, you can show the map with only one specific path. To do this, insert the following call

{zhgooglemap-path:NNN;Center;Zoom;MapType;Width;Height}

where

  • NNN - (required) path ID
  • Center - new center of map (not used currently), valid values:
    • map
    • do not change - do not change map center
  • Zoom - new zoom of map, valid values
    • values from 0 to 18 to override zoom
    • do not change - do not change map zoom
  • MapType - new map type
    • ROADMAP
    • SATELLITE
    • HYBRID
    • TERRAIN
    • OSM
    • NZTOPOMAPS
    • do not change - do not change map type
  • Width - new map width
    • width value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map width
  • Height - new map height
    • height value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map height

Show map by Placemark List

To show the map with placemarks from different maps (and this placemarks is specified by list) by the following call

{zhgooglemap-markerlist:PlacemarkList;MMM;Zoom;MapType;Width;Height;Center;Action}

where

  • PlacemarkList - (required) list of placemarks IDs, separated by comma
  • MMM - (required) map ID
  • Zoom - new zoom of map, valid values
    • values from 0 to 18 to override zoom
    • do not change - do not change map zoom
  • MapType - new map type
    • ROADMAP
    • SATELLITE
    • HYBRID
    • TERRAIN
    • OSM
    • NZTOPOMAPS
    • do not change - do not change map type
  • Width - new map width
    • width value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map width
  • Height - new map height
    • height value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map height
  • Center - map center or placemark ID is new center of map, valid values:
    • placemark ID for center map by it. Placemark have to be defined by latitude and longitude
    • do not change - do not change map center
  • Action - execute action when loaded map, you can enter comma separated values
    • do not change - do not execute anything
    • click - execute click action on center placemark.
    • bounce - set bounce animation for center placemark

In case using action you have to enter center placemark ID

Example 1:

{zhgooglemap-markerlist:1,2,5;10}
In this case you'll see placemark with ID=1, with ID=2 and with ID=5 on map with ID=10

Show map by Placemark Group

To show the map with placemarks from different maps (and this placemarks have a definite group) by the following call

{zhgooglemap-group:NNN;MMM;Zoom;MapType;Width;Height;Center;Action}

where

  • NNN - (required) placemark group ID
  • MMM - (required) map ID
  • Zoom - new zoom of map, valid values
    • values from 0 to 18 to override zoom
    • do not change - do not change map zoom
  • MapType - new map type
    • ROADMAP
    • SATELLITE
    • HYBRID
    • TERRAIN
    • OSM
    • NZTOPOMAPS
    • do not change - do not change map type
  • Width - new map width
    • width value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map width
  • Height - new map height
    • height value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map height
  • Center - set center of map
    • placemark ID for center map by it. Placemark have to be defined by latitude and longitude
    • do not change - do not change map center
  • Action - execute action when loaded map, you can enter comma separated values
    • do not change - do not execute anything
    • click - execute click action on center placemark.
    • bounce - set bounce animation for center placemark

Show Map by Category

You can show the map with placemarks from different maps by placemark category. To do this, insert the following call

{zhgooglemap-category:NNN;MMM;Zoom;MapType;Width;Height;Center;Action}

where

  • NNN - (required) placemark category ID
  • MMM - (required) map ID
  • Zoom - new zoom of map, valid values
    • values from 0 to 18 to override zoom
    • do not change - do not change map zoom
  • MapType - new map type
    • ROADMAP
    • SATELLITE
    • HYBRID
    • TERRAIN
    • OSM
    • NZTOPOMAPS
    • do not change - do not change map type
  • Width - new map width
    • width value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map width
  • Height - new map height
    • height value in pixels
    • do not change - do not change map height
  • Center - set center of map
    • placemark ID for center map by it. Placemark have to be defined by latitude and longitude
    • do not change - do not change map center
  • Action - execute action when loaded map, you can enter comma separated values
    • do not change - do not execute anything
    • click - execute click action on center placemark.
    • bounce - set bounce animation for center placemark

Show Map in Lightbox

To show the map in lightbox, insert the following code

{zhgooglemap-lightbox:MMM;Title;Width;Height;Image;PlacemarkList}

where

  • MMM – (required) map id
  • Title – title on link
  • Width – width of lightbox-window
  • Height – height of lightbox-window.
  • Image - filename of image, which can be displayed.

Images you have to store in component asset folder, and specify only filename and extension

administrator/components/com_zhgooglemap/assets/lightbox/
  • PlacemarkList - list of placemarks IDs, separated by comma


It is restriction to use some symbols. You must not use in title this symbols
< > / \


Map is displaying as component, not as plugin. I.e. the plugin calls the component. There is one specialty. CSS from template not loaded.



Example 1:

{zhgooglemap-lightbox:2;;800;500;ZhukLogo.png}

  • In this case link title is not displayed, just only image.


If you don't set title and image - there is default text is displayed as title.

Restrictions

Plugin does not work in contacts, because of a contact has type, that differs from "content"
But you have opportunity write article like contact page, as you like, and include map
Or you can use module in this case

It is plugin for component, therefore component have to be installed

See also

Icon-attachment.pngDetail component description

Icon-attachment.pngModule for component



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