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Mapbox GL JS

Mapbox GL JS is a Javascript & WebGL library that renders interactive maps from vector tiles and Mapbox styles.

It is part of the Mapbox GL ecosystem which includes Mapbox GL Native, a suite of compatible SDKs for native desktop and mobile applications.

Mapbox GL JS gallery

Using Mapbox GL JS with a <script> tag

To use the vector tiles and styles hosted on http://mapbox.com, you must create an account and then obtain an access token. You may learn more about access tokens here.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <script src='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.21.0/mapbox-gl.js'></script> 
    <link href='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.21.0/mapbox-gl.css' rel='stylesheet' />
</head>
 
<body>
    <div id='map' style='width: 400px; height: 300px;' />
 
    <script>
        mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
        var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
            container: 'map',
            style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v9'
        });
    </script> 
</body>
</html>

Using Mapbox GL JS with Browserify

To use the vector tiles and styles hosted on http://mapbox.com, you must create an account and then obtain an access token. You may learn more about access tokens here.

Install the mapbox-gl npm package

npm install --save mapbox-gl

Instantiate mapboxgl.Map

var mapboxgl = require('mapbox-gl');
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
    container: '<your HTML element id>',
    style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v9'
});

Using Mapbox GL JS with Webpack

To use the vector tiles and styles hosted on http://mapbox.com, you must create an account and then obtain an access token. You may learn more about access tokens here.

Install the mapbox-gl npm package and the required loaders.

npm install --save mapbox-gl
npm install --save transform-loader
npm install --save json-loader
npm install --save webworkify-webpack

Add the required additional options from webpack.config.example.js to your webpack configuration.

Instantiate mapboxgl.Map

var mapboxgl = require('mapbox-gl');
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
    container: '<your HTML element id>',
    style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v9'
});

Using import

If you're using the ES6 module system, you can import mapboxgl like so:

import mapboxgl from 'mapbox-gl';

Third Party Projects

These projects are written and maintained by the GL JS community. Feel free to open a PR add your own projects to this list. We ❤️ third party projects!

Contributing to Mapbox GL JS

See CONTRIBUTING.md.