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Add a default marker to a web map

This example adds two markers to a web map using the default Marker method in Mapbox GL JS.

marker1 is centered at the coordinates 12.554729, 55.70651 near Copenhagen. It uses the default marker color.

marker2 uses options to define the color and rotation parameters for the new Marker object.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Add a default marker to a web map</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no">
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.10.0/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.10.0/mapbox-gl.js"></script>
<style>
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="map"></div>
<script>
// TO MAKE THE MAP APPEAR YOU MUST
// ADD YOUR ACCESS TOKEN FROM
// https://account.mapbox.com
mapboxgl.accessToken = 'YOUR_MAPBOX_ACCESS_TOKEN';
const map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
// Choose from Mapbox's core styles, or make your own style with Mapbox Studio
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v11',
center: [12.550343, 55.665957],
zoom: 8
});
// Create a default Marker and add it to the map.
const marker1 = new mapboxgl.Marker()
.setLngLat([12.554729, 55.70651])
.addTo(map);
// Create a default Marker, colored black, rotated 45 degrees.
const marker2 = new mapboxgl.Marker({ color: 'black', rotation: 45 })
.setLngLat([12.65147, 55.608166])
.addTo(map);
</script>
</body>
</html>