How to Integrate Google Maps into Your Website or Blog
In the earlier versions of Google Maps, embedding a map into a website or blog was a somewhat complex procedure. With the introduction of its new version, Google Maps is easy to insert into a website. The Google map integration method is described here for a website, blogger blog or Wordpress blog.
First go to Google Maps website - http://maps.google.com and locate the map you need to add into your website. Navigation and interface of this website is very simple and easy to understand so you don’t have to worry about that.
Then click ‘Link to this page’ in the top-right corner of the map.
Copy the HTML under ‘Paste HTML to embed in website’, and paste it into the source code of your website or blog. You may customize the size of the map by changing the width and height values of the HTML code.
If you have a Wordpress or Blogger blog, follow these steps to add the HTML code to your blog.
For a Blogger Blog:
First log in to Blogger.com and select the blog where you want to integrate Google Maps. Then simply follow this procedure;
You may adjust the size of the Google map according to your needs.
For a Wordpress Blog:
Log in to Wordpress.com, select your Wordpress blog and follow this procedure to add the Google Maps HTML code into your blog.
Expand the ‘Appearance’ drop down menu and click on Widgets. Then drag and drop ‘Text’ widget to one of the side bars. Simply paste the HTML code in to the widget box and click save.
If you are familiar with simple HTML, then you can easily integrate Google Maps into your webpage or blog. Even if your website isn’t a business website, embedding Google Maps may be useful for your users and may be beneficial in the long run.