Help:Mapping services

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Maps displaying an OpenLayers map with multiple base layers.

Maps provides multiple mapping services. The map service for a certain map can be set with the service parameter. When the service is omitted, the default service will be used. The underneath list contains the available mapping services.

Mapping service Parameter value Aliases Description
Google Maps googlemaps googlemaps
google
A web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, free for non-commercial uses.
Google Maps v2 googlemaps2 A web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, free for non-commercial uses.
OpenLayers openlayers layers
openlayer
OpenLayers is an open source (provided under a modified BSD license) JavaScript library for displaying map data in web browsers.
OpenStreetMap osm openstreetmap OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. OpenLayers is used to display the data.
Yahoo! Maps yahoomaps yahoomap
yahoo
ymap
ymaps
Yahoo! Maps is a free on-line mapping portal provided by Yahoo!.
Maps displaying a Google Maps map with physical map type and a marker with pop-up.

When no service is provided, the default service will be used.

See also

This documentation page applies to all (Semantic) Maps versions from 0.1 to the most current version.
     

Help:Mapping services en 0.1