Create and Modify Customized Google Maps

    January 22, 2006

An interesting news item this week-end in the Locapoint DIY Map Service, a free online service to modify Google maps and easily place them on a blog or website.

The free DIY service enables users to easily generate a customized google map with icons (bubbles) descriptions, and a pre-determined map scale and location. The service generates output an HTML code. Uploading the DIY Map on a blog just requires copying and pasting an HTML code. Check it out at

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