Location and Mapping in Drupal 7


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Adding location data into a site and displaying it in a map can really help users understand it. Drupal has no shortage of location and mapping modules, but knowing which one to use can take a lot of time.

In this course, you’ll be introduced to the most popular location and mapping module in Drupal 7.

Course Outline

Location handling using Address Field, Geofield, GeoPHP and Geocoder

Learn how to store location data and display a map using the four module combo: Address FieldGeofieldGeoPHP and Geocoder.

Location Module

The Location module often gets a bad wrap as being “old fashion”. It was the first location/mapping module in Drupal so it’s been around for a while. That being said, it’s still very powerful for storing location data and displaying maps.

Other Modules

In this section, you’ll learn about four other modules which’ll help you handle location data: