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Adding A Google Map To Your Blog

Want to direct folks to your house (place of business, party location, whatever, ....)? What's better than a live map, starting from where the reader is located? You can link your blog to a map of anywhere that Google maps - which is probably the entire globe by now. And each reader gets his own personal map, relative to his needs.

Load any Google Map. In the upper right corner of the map, you'll see "Link to this page". That link will contain the link to the map as displayed, as in:

<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?oi=map&q=100+Church+St,+94553">Link to this page</a>


Start from my church web page, for example, and click on
Here Is A Google Map With Our Location


Then, look for
Link to this page


But wait. There's more.

Look below the "Link to this page" link, and you'll see a choice of 3 views.
  • Map
  • Satellite
  • Hybrid


Instead of showing folks a spot on the map, show them what the house looks like, from the air. And let them zoom in and out, as convenient.

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