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Why You Should Embed a Google Map on Your Website

It is possible to include an Google Map of your location, business and reviews on your site. The map will display the Google pin that shows a map of your location and address, reviews, review stars, directions and more. If it is embedded properly it can be an excellent feature for your website. It’s a tool which lets visitors to your site to gain a better understanding of your company in just a few seconds. Here’s an example of how it appears like:

The addition of the Google maps to your site is a straightforward process that doesn’t require a lot of technical expertise, and requires only an incredibly small amount of programming by inserting an embed iframe into your website. It’s ideal for those with basic or intermediate understanding of HTML and familiarity with JavaScript. If you’re working on an WordPress website and want to add the Google maps to the site is easy.

Why would you want to add a Google Map to Your Website?

There are a number of primary reasons to include the Google map on your site:

It can help customers or users find directions to your location and avoids the hassle to open a brand new window in a browser and leaving your site and locating directions. Customers simply need to use the map that is on your site.

The contact information for your business is easily accessible. The information that embedded Google Map provides is your company’s address, your phone number, address directions, reviews as well as review star ratings.

A Google map can show the closest points of interest including parking facilities restaurant, theaters parks, etc. People can refer to nearby areas when they’re not certain where your company is.

The Map will also keep users on your website for a longer time.

How can I embed an Google Map on my Website?

Below are some steps you need to follow to add the Google Map to your website:

Open Google Maps

Input the name of the business or location into the Search Bar at the top left

If the business has been created with customers, you will see a Share button beneath”the name” of the company. Select “Share”.

There will be a new window that allows you to show the map. Choose “Embed an Map”.

Choose the dimensions of the map you would like to display on your website. The options are “Small Large, Medium custom size”.

Take the Google Map iframe code

Go to the page that you wish to put the Map on.

Copy the HTML code into your “text” page of your site where you would like the Map to appear.

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Are maps created with Google Maps embedded map free?

Yes, the map embedding is completely free. Copy the map embed