Embed JS

Boldmapper's Embed JavaScript module allows you to add (or embed) maps to a web page. The following is a guide of the module's usage and features.

Basic Example

The following assumes you have a map with an ID of abcd-1234-defg-5678-hijk. To embed this map on a webpage, you can do the following:
  • Add an element to the page's HTML where you want the map to appear:
<div id="my-store-locator"></div>
  • Add a script to the page's <head> or just before the closing </body> tag to initialize and mount the embed:
<script type="module">
import Embed from '';
const embed = new Embed({ mapId: 'abcd-1234-defg-5678-hijk' });
The above script imports the Embed module, creates a new embed instance with the given map ID, and mounts it on the target element. The result is a Boldmapper map being rendered at the target element when the page is loaded.


The Embed instance can take the following parameters when being initialized:
Required. The ID of the map you wish to render. This should be a UUID string and can be found on your map's Settings page.


Embed instances have the following methods available to them:


Mounts the embed to the specified element. The argument can be either a DOM element or a CSS selector string (the first matching element will be used).
// Mounting via CSS selector string
// Mounting via DOM Element


Removes the embed from the page, restoring the mount element to it's pre-mount state. This can be useful when an explicit teardown is required (e.g. when rendering maps on pages with non-standard navigation handling, like Single Page Apps or Turbolinks).
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