Project Description

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Ever wanted the flexibility to embed a Google Map in a SharePoint 2010 Site?

The Google Maps Web Part lets you quickly and easily add Google Maps to your Microsoft SharePoint 2010 pages.

It’s compatible with:

  • SharePoint 2010 Foundation
  • SharePoint 2010 Server (Standard and Enterprise)
  • SharePoint Online (Office 365)

Example of joelblogs.co.uk Google Map Web Part

Easy to Use

Deployable as a farm solution or a sandbox solution, it works seamlessly on-premise or deployed in the cloud on SharePoint 2010 Online via Microsoft’s Office 365.

Sandbox Example

Step one: go to to Site Actions –> Site Settings and click on Solutions

Step two: click on the Solutions tab

Solutions Gallery

Step three: click “Upload Solution” and upload the GoogleMapsWebPart.wsp file.

Uploading Sandbox Solutions

Step four: activate the solution

Activating the Sandbox Solution

Step five: activate the joelblogs.co.uk Google Maps Web Part

Activating the Web Part Feature

Step six: to place the web part on your desired web part page, edit the page and click Add a Web Part

Adding the Web PartGoogle Maps Web Part Editor Zone

Last edited Nov 4, 2011 at 6:26 PM by joely, version 5