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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.




TABLE OF CONTENTS


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.


HTML



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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