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Add support for right-to-left scripts

Use the mapbox-gl-rtl-text plugin to support right-to-left languages such as Arabic and Hebrew.

By setting the lazy parameter to true, the plugin is only loaded when the map first encounters Hebrew or Arabic text.

Mapbox Studio loads this plugin by default.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Add support for right-to-left scripts</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no">
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.11.0/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.11.0/mapbox-gl.js"></script>
<style>
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="map"></div>
<script>
// TO MAKE THE MAP APPEAR YOU MUST
// ADD YOUR ACCESS TOKEN FROM
// https://account.mapbox.com
mapboxgl.accessToken = 'YOUR_MAPBOX_ACCESS_TOKEN';
mapboxgl.setRTLTextPlugin(
'https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-rtl-text/v0.2.3/mapbox-gl-rtl-text.js',
null,
true // Lazy load the plugin
);
const map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
// Choose from Mapbox's core styles, or make your own style with Mapbox Studio
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v12',
center: [44.3763, 33.2788],
zoom: 11
});
</script>
</body>
</html>