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jQuery Automatic Geocoder

A jQuery plug-in to automatically geocode and display a location entered in a text field by a user.


  1. Include jQuery.
  2. Include the Google Maps JavaScript API Version 3.
  3. Include the plug-in.
  4. Set a width and height for the map using the class name, which is jquery-auto-geocoder-map by default.
  5. Call autoGeocoder on your location input(s).


$(function() {

See examples for more.



The class name of the map container. Defaults to jquery-auto-geocoder-map.


Where to insert the map container. Supported options are after and before for after and before the element, or a custom jQuery selector for where the element should be appended. Defaults to after.


The time, in milliseconds, to wait after a keypress before geocoding the location. Defaults to 500.


The zoom level to use after a successful geocoding. Supported options are any Google Maps zoom level, or auto to have it automatically determined. Defaults to auto.


The initial options used to create the map. Accepts any options google.maps.Map accepts. The zoom and center options are also used to reset the map after an unsuccessful geocoding. See the bottom of for all the defaults.



jquery-auto-geocoder uses the MIT license. See LICENSE for more details.

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