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Display buildings in 3DExtrude polygons for 3D indoor mappingAdd a 3D modelAdjust 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 GeoJSON lineAdd a new layer below labelsDraw GeoJSON pointsAdd a GeoJSON polygonCreate a heatmap layerCreate 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 placementVisualize population densityAdd hillshading

Add a custom style layer

Use a custom style layer to render custom WebGL content.

Mapbox GL unsupported
Mapbox GL requires WebGL support. Please check that you are using a supported browser and that WebGL is enabled.
<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset='utf-8' />
<title>Add a custom style layer</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.0.0/mapbox-gl.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.0.0/mapbox-gl.css' rel='stylesheet' />
body { margin:0; padding:0; }
#map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
<div id='map'></div>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = window.map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
zoom: 3,
center: [7.5, 58],
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/light-v10'
var highlightLayer = {
id: 'highlight',
type: 'custom',
onAdd: function (map, gl) {
var vertexSource = "" +
"uniform mat4 u_matrix;" +
"attribute vec2 a_pos;" +
"void main() {" +
" gl_Position = u_matrix * vec4(a_pos, 0.0, 1.0);" +
var fragmentSource = "" +
"void main() {" +
" gl_FragColor = vec4(1.0, 0.0, 0.0, 0.5);" +
var vertexShader = gl.createShader(gl.VERTEX_SHADER);
gl.shaderSource(vertexShader, vertexSource);
var fragmentShader = gl.createShader(gl.FRAGMENT_SHADER);
gl.shaderSource(fragmentShader, fragmentSource);
this.program = gl.createProgram();
gl.attachShader(this.program, vertexShader);
gl.attachShader(this.program, fragmentShader);
this.aPos = gl.getAttribLocation(this.program, "a_pos");
var helsinki = mapboxgl.MercatorCoordinate.fromLngLat({ lng: 25.004, lat: 60.239 });
var berlin = mapboxgl.MercatorCoordinate.fromLngLat({ lng: 13.403, lat: 52.562 });
var kyiv = mapboxgl.MercatorCoordinate.fromLngLat({ lng: 30.498, lat: 50.541 });
this.buffer = gl.createBuffer();
gl.bindBuffer(gl.ARRAY_BUFFER, this.buffer);
gl.bufferData(gl.ARRAY_BUFFER, new Float32Array([
helsinki.x, helsinki.y,
berlin.x, berlin.y,
kyiv.x, kyiv.y,
]), gl.STATIC_DRAW);
render: function (gl, matrix) {
gl.uniformMatrix4fv(gl.getUniformLocation(this.program, "u_matrix"), false, matrix);
gl.bindBuffer(gl.ARRAY_BUFFER, this.buffer);
gl.vertexAttribPointer(this.aPos, 2, gl.FLOAT, false, 0, 0);
gl.blendFunc(gl.SRC_ALPHA, gl.ONE_MINUS_SRC_ALPHA);
gl.drawArrays(gl.TRIANGLE_STRIP, 0, 3);
map.on('load', function() {
map.addLayer(highlightLayer, 'building');