Examples

Center the map on a clicked symbol

Using events and flyTo to center the map on a symbol.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset='utf-8' />
<title>Center the map on a clicked symbol</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.53.0/mapbox-gl.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.53.0/mapbox-gl.css' rel='stylesheet' />
<style>
body { margin:0; padding:0; }
#map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id='map'></div>
<script>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/light-v9',
center: [-90.96, -0.47],
zoom: 8
});
map.on('load', function () {
// Add a symbol layer.
map.addLayer({
"id": "symbols",
"type": "symbol",
"source": {
"type": "geojson",
"data": {
"type": "FeatureCollection",
"features": [
{
"type": "Feature",
"properties": {},
"geometry": {
"type": "Point",
"coordinates": [
-91.395263671875,
-0.9145729757782163
]
}
},
{
"type": "Feature",
"properties": {},
"geometry": {
"type": "Point",
"coordinates": [
-90.32958984375,
-0.6344474832838974
]
}
},
{
"type": "Feature",
"properties": {},
"geometry": {
"type": "Point",
"coordinates": [
-91.34033203125,
0.01647949196029245
]
}
}
]
}
},
"layout": {
"icon-image": "rocket-15"
}
});
// Center the map on the coordinates of any clicked symbol from the 'symbols' layer.
map.on('click', 'symbols', function (e) {
map.flyTo({center: e.features[0].geometry.coordinates});
});
// Change the cursor to a pointer when the it enters a feature in the 'symbols' layer.
map.on('mouseenter', 'symbols', function () {
map.getCanvas().style.cursor = 'pointer';
});
// Change it back to a pointer when it leaves.
map.on('mouseleave', 'symbols', function () {
map.getCanvas().style.cursor = '';
});
});
</script>
</body>
</html>