Google maps linking

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Creating hyperlinks to the East Carolina University Google Map that will automatically open an info window describing a particular bullding

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Google maps linking

  1. 2. Google Map Linking Tony Miller Technology Consultant, ITCS
  2. 3. Google Map Linking <ul><li>Identify building to link </li></ul><ul><li>Determine building number </li></ul><ul><li>Create test link in browser </li></ul><ul><li>Create link </li></ul>
  3. 4. Identify Building to Link <ul><li>Demo Building: Austin </li></ul><ul><li>Go to http://www.ecu.edu/campusmaps/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Click building name or icon to see information </li></ul>
  4. 5. Determine Building Number
  5. 6. Create Test Link in Browser <ul><li>http://www.ecu.edu/campusmaps/index.html?building=6 </li></ul>
  6. 7. Create Link (CommonSpot) <ul><li>Link Header </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Header: Austin Building </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Insert Link </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Link Action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Link to Existing Page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Insert Link to Existing Page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>External URL or Relative Internal URL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full hyperlink in text box </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Create Link (HTML Source) <ul><li><a href=“http://www.ecu.edu/campusmaps/index.html?building=6”>Austin Building</a> </li></ul>

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