Adding labels with CSS

As you probably already guessed, CSS can also handle properties for label placement and rendering. Labels are quite useful in maps. They are there to help you understand what places you're looking at, or just to identify the place you were searching for hours! Yes, I know what you're thinking—this must've been before the age of smartphones!

To work with labels, we will use an expression to access the feature attribute values. This results in a dynamic style that changes for each feature!

To practice with labels, you'll use the populated place layers created in Chapter 1, Working with Vectors. The target is to create a map of capitals.


A full CSS style for the recipe is located in the Capitals.css file.

How to do it…

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