How to display a minimap or overview map control to aid the map navigation
This tutorial shows how to display a minimap or overview map control in MapLibre GL JS to aid the map navigation.
Copy the following code, paste it into your favorite text editor, and save it as a
YOUR_MAPTILER_API_KEY_HEREwith your actual MapTiler API key.
The next it’s up to you. You can start the map in a different place by modifying the
starting zoom, and you can change the look of the map to any of our styles, or yours, by updating the
style URL. See what’s available here.
minimapControl. Create a file called
maplibregl-minimpa.jsnext to your
.htmlfile. Copy the following code, paste it into the
maplibregl-minimpa.jsfile. This code is an adaptation of the mapboxgl-minimap to work with maplibre gl js.
Add event handler for map
loadevent. You will add code to create a vector source and a vector layer in this handler.
minimapControlto the map.
Change the minimapcontrol’s css style.
By default the control uses the same style as the map but we can use a different style on the
minimapControl. Example of the control using the Satellite Hybrid Map and changing the size of the map.
- Get Started
- Learn the basics
- Display Marker
- GeoJSON Layer
- Raster Layer
- Custom Map
- 3D Map
- Choropleth GeoJSON
- Reverse Geocoding
- Geocoder component
- Countries filter
- Countries with data
- Elevation profile
- Center map by IP
- Disputed borders by IP
- Map language by IP
- Cookie consent by IP
- Scale control
- Style switcher
- Minimap control
- Legend control
- Choropleth Legend