Google Maps API 3 – searching the map like on maps.google.com – Education Career Blog

I appear to be missing something here so I’m hoping someone can point at the place I should be looking.
I have a google map on my HTML page that I am manipulating to load markers and add markers on click, now I want a search box so people can search for the general area before they click to add a location.
I am reading the Google Maps API developers guide but I can’t seem to find how to do this..
I know I must be missing it so can someone point me in the right direction!

Thanks so much in advance and sorry for the silly question!

Bex

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It’ll be Geocoding that you’ll want… It’s the process of asking google for the location.

Here is a great example of Geocoding provided in the Sample code.

Looking in the developer’s guide for Geocoding will give you plenty of results; I agree with you though, it can be a little difficult to find what you want. It’s under the “Services” section in the guide

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