Creating Simple Mashups with My Maps

If you want to create a custom map for your own personal use, the easiest way to do this is with Google’s new My Maps feature. As you can see in Figure 28.1, My Maps is located on its own tab on the Google Maps page; you use this tab to create new maps and to access previously created ones.

Figure 28.1. The My Maps tab on the Google Maps page.

The My Maps tab on the Google Maps page.

Creating a Custom Map

To create a My Maps mashup, go to the Google Maps page and enter the location you want to map. Once the map is onscreen, click the My Maps link (in the left-hand pane) and then click the Create New Map link. As you can see in ...

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