confirming street address with google maps

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    Asked on March 18, 2014 at 04:01 AM

    Is there a way that a physical address - when entered into my form - can be confirmed by google maps? I am a delivery service provider and it would be great to find out the address entered is incorrect before I drive out there

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    Answered on March 18, 2014 at 07:53 AM


    Thank you for contacing us.

    I don't think that google map has that validation but you can use Address Map Locator widget or the Geo Complete to verify if the address does exist.

    I think the closest functionality would be the Geo Complete. I made a test and works perfect when searching for a physical address.

    Let us know if you have questions or problem with using those widgets.

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    Answered on March 18, 2014 at 07:00 PM

    Thank you Jedcadorna - Geo Complete is what I am after. however If you type in an incorrect address it still allows for the entry. Is there a way which the entry will not allow further submission unless the address is accurate?

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    Answered on March 19, 2014 at 12:56 AM

    Such validation is not present in that widget, but if we see an increasing number of people requesting the same, then our developers might consider to implement it in the future