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Add a marker using a place name

Add a Marker using a place name or address for its location using the forward geocoder.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Add a marker using a place name</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no">
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.3.0/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.3.0/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 src="https://unpkg.com/es6-promise@4.2.4/dist/es6-promise.auto.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://unpkg.com/@mapbox/mapbox-sdk/umd/mapbox-sdk.min.js"></script>
<script>
// TO MAKE THE MAP APPEAR YOU MUST
// ADD YOUR ACCESS TOKEN FROM
// https://account.mapbox.com
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var mapboxClient = mapboxSdk({ accessToken: mapboxgl.accessToken });
mapboxClient.geocoding
.forwardGeocode({
query: 'Wellington, New Zealand',
autocomplete: false,
limit: 1
})
.send()
.then(function (response) {
if (
response &&
response.body &&
response.body.features &&
response.body.features.length
) {
var feature = response.body.features[0];
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v11',
center: feature.center,
zoom: 10
});
// Create a marker and add it to the map.
new mapboxgl.Marker().setLngLat(feature.center).addTo(map);
}
});
</script>
</body>
</html>