How to display the cookies consent bar according to the visitor’s location

This tutorial shows how to display the cookies consent bar according to the visitor’s location usign the MapTiler Geolocation 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 it’s up to you. You can start the map in a different place by modifying the starting position and 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.

  4. Call MapTiler’s Geolocation API to get information about the visitor’s location based on the IP address.

  5. Get the user’s location country code.

  6. Include the cookie consent bar JavaScript and CSS files in the <head> of your HTML file. To display the cookie consent bar, we will use a third-party library (you can use any library you like or implement your own). In the example we are using Osano Cookie Consent.

  7. Initialize the cookie consent bar using the user’s country code.

Learn more

Check out the tutorials How to center map based on visitor’s location, How to display disputed borders based on visitor’s location and How to change the map labels language based on visitor’s location.

Visit the MapTiler Geolocation API reference for Geolocation response object properties. Like for example, the name of the country, the city, etc.

Visit the MapTiler Planter schema to know how it is organized into different thematic layers and which attribute and values each layer contains.