Getting started (1)Display a mapStyles (11)Add a default markerAdd an animated icon to the mapAdd a generated icon to the mapGenerate and add a missing icon to the mapAdd a stretchable image to the mapAdd an icon to the mapDisplay a map with a custom styleRender world copiesDisplay a satellite mapChange a map's styleDisplay a mapLayers (40)Display buildings in 3DExtrude polygons for 3D indoor mappingAdd a 3D modelAdd an animated icon to the mapAdd a generated icon to the mapGenerate and add a missing icon to the mapAdd a stretchable image to the mapAdd an icon to the mapAdjust a layer's opacityAnimate a lineAnimate a series of imagesAnimate a pointChange building color based on zoom levelChange the case of labelsDisplay HTML clusters with custom propertiesCreate and style clustersChange a layer's color with buttonsAdd a custom style layerStyle circles with a data-driven propertyStyle lines with a data-driven propertyDisplay and style rich text labelsAdd a pattern to a polygonAdd a new layer below labelsAdd a GeoJSON lineDraw GeoJSON pointsAdd a GeoJSON polygonCreate a heatmap layerAdd hillshadingAdd an imageDisplay line that crosses 180th meridianCreate a gradient line using an expressionAdd multiple geometries from one GeoJSON sourceStyle ocean depth dataShow and hide layersChange worldview of administrative boundariesUpdate a choropleth layer by zoom levelVariable label placementAdd a videoVisualize population densityUse a fallback imageSources (16)Animate a lineAnimate a series of imagesAnimate a pointAdd a canvas sourceJoin local JSON data with vector tile geometriesAdd hillshadingAdd an imageDisplay line that crosses 180th meridianAdd live realtime dataUpdate a feature in realtimeAdd a raster tile sourceAdd a third party vector tile sourceCreate a time sliderAdd a vector tile sourceAdd a videoAdd a WMS sourceUser interaction (27)Adjust a layer's opacityCustomize camera animationsCenter the map on a clicked symbolChange a layer's color with buttonsAnimate 3D buildings based on ambient soundsDisable map rotationCreate a draggable MarkerCreate a draggable pointFilter features within map viewFilter symbols by text inputFilter symbols by toggling a listCreate a hover effectDisplay a non-interactive mapChange a map's languageMeasure distancesGet coordinates of the mouse pointerHighlight features containing similar dataSelect features around a clicked pointGet features under the mouse pointerRestrict map panning to an areaChange a map's styleCreate a time sliderToggle interactionsChange worldview of administrative boundariesUpdate a choropleth layer by zoom levelHighlight features within a bounding boxFit to the bounds of a LineStringCamera (13)Animate map camera around a pointAnimate a point along a routeCustomize camera animationsCenter the map on a clicked symbolFit a map to a bounding boxSlowly fly to a locationFly to a locationNavigate the map with game-like controlsJump to a series of locationsOffset the vanishing point using paddingPlay map locations as a slideshowFly to a location based on scroll positionSet pitch and bearingControls and overlays (17)Animate a markerChange the default position for attributionAdd custom icons with MarkersDisable scroll zoomView a fullscreen mapLocate the userSwipe between mapsDisplay driving directionsShow drawn polygon areaAdd a geocoderAdd a marker using a place nameDisplay map navigation controlsShow polygon information on clickDisplay a popup on clickDisplay a popup on hoverDisplay a popupAttach a popup to a marker instanceGeocoder (10)Supplement forward geocoding search results from another data sourceAccept coordinates as input to a geocoderLimit geocoder results to a named regionUse a custom render function with a geocoderUse the geocoder without a mapPlace the geocoder input outside the mapUse a custom camera animation with a geocoderLocalize the geocoder to a given languageAdd a geocoderSet a point after Geocoder resultBrowser support (1)Check if Mapbox GL JS is supportedInternationalization support (2)Use locally generated ideographsAdd support for right-to-left scripts

Adjust a layer's opacity

Drag the range slider to adjust the opacity of a raster layer on top of a map.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<title>Adjust a layer's opacity</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no" />
<script src=""></script>
<link href="" rel="stylesheet" />
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
.map-overlay {
font: bold 12px/20px 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
position: absolute;
width: 25%;
top: 0;
left: 0;
padding: 10px;
.map-overlay .map-overlay-inner {
background-color: #fff;
box-shadow: 0 1px 2px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
border-radius: 3px;
padding: 10px;
margin-bottom: 10px;
.map-overlay label {
display: block;
margin: 0 0 10px;
.map-overlay input {
background-color: transparent;
display: inline-block;
width: 100%;
position: relative;
margin: 0;
cursor: ew-resize;
<div id="map"></div>
<div class="map-overlay top">
<div class="map-overlay-inner">
<label>Layer opacity: <span id="slider-value">100%</span></label>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/light-v10',
center: [-87.6321, 41.8362],
minZoom: 9.5,
maxZoom: 13,
zoom: 9.5
var slider = document.getElementById('slider');
var sliderValue = document.getElementById('slider-value');
map.on('load', function () {
map.addSource('chicago', {
'type': 'raster',
'url': 'mapbox://mapbox.u8yyzaor'
'id': 'chicago',
'source': 'chicago',
'type': 'raster'
slider.addEventListener('input', function (e) {
// Adjust the layers opacity. layer here is arbitrary - this could
// be another layer name found in your style or a custom layer
// added on the fly using `addSource`.
parseInt(, 10) / 100
// Value indicator
sliderValue.textContent = + '%';
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