Adding Mapping to TNG

 

SETTING UP MAPPING FEATURES IN TNG

TNG (and sometimes WordPress) users often want to use the maps feature in their software deployments to extend feature sets.  Two methods are available—Google Maps & OpenStreetMap (OSM).  Google Maps is the primary, and most robust mapping solution available—but involves a more complex setup procedure than OSM.  It also has the least issues and most features for TNG.  Before discussing the steps necessary to add the Google Maps API key to your application, let’s first look at OpenStreetMap for TNG.

OpenStreetMap Details

According to Wikipedia, “OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.Read the rest