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How to Create and Add a Multi-pin Map in your SharePoint Site

This guide will walk you through how to create a Multi-pin map using My Maps and how to add the map to your SharePoint site using Page Builder.


Before we begin

  • Make sure you have a Google My Maps account. You need an account in order to create your own map.
  • Make sure you have ShortPoint installed on the site or page where you want to add the map to.

Step-by-step Tutorial

Step 1: Create a map using My Maps

Sign in to your Google My Maps account and click Create a New Map.

Create a new map button

You will be taken to map view. Click Untitled map

Untitled map

A pop-up menu will appear, prompting you to name your map. Add a Map title and a Description.

Map Title and Description

Then, click Save

Save button

Step 2: Add multiple locations to your map

Use the search bar to find the location you want to pin and click enter.

Search bar

The location you searched for will appear on your map. Click Add to map

Add to map button

Repeat the steps above until you have all the locations you need pinned on the map. Below is a sample map we made.

Sample map

Step 3: Make your map public

You need to make your map public to allow other people to see it. 

To do so, click the Share icon.

Share icon

Toggle on Anyone with this link can view (1) and click Close (2).

share map

Step 4: Copy the embed on my site HTML

Click the side ellipsis icon to open the menu.

side ellipsis icon

Select Embed on my site

Embed on my site button

Copy the HTML and click OK.


Step 5: Paste the HTML to your Page Builder

Go to the site or page where you want to add the map and open Page Builder.

Page Builder

Then, click the Code design element.

Code design element

Paste the HTML code under the HTML section.

HTML code

NOTE: You can change the width and height of your map by changing the numbers beside width and height in the HTML code.

Then, click Insert.

Insert button

After you are satisfied with how your map looks, publish your page.

And that's it! You have now successfully added a multi-pin map to your SharePoint site.

Sample Multi-pin map

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