What is the right map widget to use in a form?

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    Asked on March 23, 2021 at 02:26 PM

    Hi I designing a form where it will collect reports submitted by the public. I would like to insert a google map on which the public will select the location of the issue they are reporting. I was wondering which map widget would collect this. Also do I need to have a Google API Key to do this.

    Thanks for the help.

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    Answered on March 23, 2021 at 10:08 PM

    Hello there,

    You can use the GPS location widget. Please note that having a Google MAP API Key is a requirement for the widget to work.

    Guide: https://www.jotform.com/widgets/gps-location


    If this widget will not meet your requirements, you can choose other mapping widgets here: https://www.jotform.com/widgets/category/mapping

    Let us know if you need further assistance.

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    Answered on March 24, 2021 at 09:41 AM

    Thanks Cecile

    I will look into how I can get a Google MAP API Key.

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    Answered on March 24, 2021 at 10:57 AM

    You may check this page to know how to get Google Map API key: https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/get-api-key

    Should you have any other concerns, kindly let us know.

    Thank you.