Layers (31)
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 new layer below labelsAdd a GeoJSON lineDraw 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 new layer below labels

Using the second argument of addLayer, you can be more precise.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset='utf-8' />
<title>Add a new layer below labels</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.4.1/mapbox-gl.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.4.1/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 = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v11',
center: [-88.13734351262877, 35.137451890638886],
zoom: 4
map.on('load', function () {
var layers = map.getStyle().layers;
// Find the index of the first symbol layer in the map style
var firstSymbolId;
for (var i = 0; i < layers.length; i++) {
if (layers[i].type === 'symbol') {
firstSymbolId = layers[i].id;
'id': 'urban-areas-fill',
'type': 'fill',
'source': {
'type': 'geojson',
'data': 'https://d2ad6b4ur7yvpq.cloudfront.net/naturalearth-3.3.0/ne_50m_urban_areas.geojson'
'layout': {},
'paint': {
'fill-color': '#f08',
'fill-opacity': 0.4
// This is the important part of this example: the addLayer
// method takes 2 arguments: the layer as an object, and a string
// representing another layer's name. if the other layer
// exists in the stylesheet already, the new layer will be positioned
// right before that layer in the stack, making it possible to put
// 'overlays' anywhere in the layer stack.
// Insert the layer beneath the first symbol layer.
}, firstSymbolId);
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