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OpenLayers Cookbook by Antonio Santiago Perez

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Using point features as markers

Displaying markers is not only limited to using the OpenLayers.Marker and OpenLayers.Layer.Markers classes.

A marker can be understood as a point of interest (POI) where we place an icon to identify it and has some information associated with it: a monument, a parking area, a bridge, and so on.

In this recipe, we will learn how to use these features with a point geometry type associated to create markers.

Using point features as markers

How to do it...

  1. Once you have created the right HTML file with OpenLayers dependencies, add a div element to hold the map:
    <div id="ch3_feature_markers" style="width: 100%; height: 100%;"></div>
  2. Start initializing the ...

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