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Place the geocoder input outside the map

Use the mapbox-gl-geocoder control to search for places using Mapbox Geocoding API attached to an element outside the map.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset='utf-8' />
<title>Place the geocoder input outside the map</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' />
<style>
body { margin:0; padding:0; }
#map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v4.3.0/mapbox-gl-geocoder.min.js'></script>
<link rel='stylesheet' href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v4.3.0/mapbox-gl-geocoder.css' type='text/css' />
<style>
.geocoder {
position:absolute;
z-index:1;
width:50%;
left:50%;
margin-left:-25%;
top:20px;
}
.mapboxgl-ctrl-geocoder { min-width:100%; }
</style>
<div id='map'></div>
<div id='geocoder' class='geocoder'></div>
<script>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v11',
center: [-79.4512, 43.6568],
zoom: 13
});
var geocoder = new MapboxGeocoder({
accessToken: mapboxgl.accessToken,
mapboxgl: mapboxgl
});
document.getElementById('geocoder').appendChild(geocoder.onAdd(map));
</script>
</body>
</html>