How to search places using Leaflet geocoding control

This tutorial shows how to search for places using MapTiler geocoding control. The geocoding control facilitate the use of the MapTiler Geocoding API.

  1. Copy the following code, paste it into your favorite text editor, and save it as a .html file.

  2. Replace YOUR_MAPTILER_API_KEY_HERE with your actual MapTiler API key.

  3. The next is up to you. You can center your map wherever you desire (modifying the starting position) and set an appropriate zoom level (modifying the starting zoom) to match your users’ needs. Additionally, you can change the map’s look (by updating the source URL); choose from a range of visually appealing map styles from our extensive MapTiler standard maps, or create your own to truly differentiate your application.

  4. Include the geocoder component JavaScript and CSS files in the <head> of your HTML file.

  5. Instantiate the geocoding control and add it to the map.

Learn more

Visit the MapTiler Geocoding API reference for all search options. Like for example specifying the language of the results, etc.

Do you want to see how the geocoding component is made and what options it has? Check the MapTiler Geocoding control repository.

Are you currently using a different map library? No worries! Learn how to incorporate the geocoding control functionality with MapTiler SDK JS (MapTiler SDK JS Geocoding control), OpenLayers (OpenLayers Geocoding control), or MapLibre GL JS (MapLibre GL JS Geocoding control).

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