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How-to display tooltips on mouseover KML markers? (3 posts)

  1. daniish
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Can anyone tell me how to display a tooltip when the user mouseover my KML markers?

    The KML reference says i need to add a name tag like this:
    <name>tooltip text here</name>

    I tried but can't get this working! Does anyone know how?

    Many thanks

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-flexible-map/

  2. webaware
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I just had a look at this, and I don't think it's possible at present; the Google Maps API doesn't add title attributes to the markers from KML files.

    I'm planning to add JSON-based maps to this plugin sometime in the near future, allowing for both static JSON files and AJAX-based maps. When I do, you'll be able to specify a title for each marker. I hope to get this done within the next month (workload dependent).

  3. daniish
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Cool i'll keep an eye out for your update.

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