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Additional PHP Material example from a Well House Consultants training course
More on Additional PHP Material [link]

This example is described in the following article(s):
   • Controlling and labelling Google maps via PHP - [link]
   • Redirecting to your main domain for correct security keys - [link]

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This example references the following resources:
http://maps.google.com/maps/geo?q=48+Spa+Road,+Melksham,+UK&
http://maps.google.com/maps?file=api&v=2&
http://www.wellho.net/pix/melksham_hotel.jpg
http://www.wellho.net/course/phfull.html

Source code: gmap.php Module: H999
<?php

function selected($param,$value) {
        if (
$param == $value) print "SELECTED";
        }

# Collect any form data to control the display

$scale 10;
$maptype "G_NORMAL_MAP";
if (
$_REQUEST[scale]) $scale $_REQUEST[scale];
if (
$_REQUEST[maptype]) $maptype $_REQUEST[maptype];

# Geocoding your location
# Note - you would cache this in a file
# The key is domain specific - your google maps key

/*
$location = file("http://maps.google.com/maps/geo?q=48+Spa+Road,+Melksham,+UK&
output=csv&key=ABQIAAAAvp3__HwvT3VkixIIbsW0axQuKI_6t1bH2P0vCI_Q8jfpn8qdNBQMnnelj
xh9czilkau_bYSCXteS_A");
*/
# Following line is hard coded for demo
$location[0]="200,8,51.369318,-2.133457";
list (
$stat,$acc,$north,$east) = explode(",",$location[0]);

?>

<html>
  <head>
    <title>Well House Manor, Melksham</title>
    <script src="http://maps.google.com/maps?file=api&amp;v=2&amp;
key=ABQIAAAAvp3__HwvT3VkixIIbsW0axQuKI_6t1bH2P0vCI_Q8jfpn8qdNBQMnneljxh9czilkau_
bYSCXteS_A"
      type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">

    //<![CDATA[

    function load() {
      if (GBrowserIsCompatible()) {
        var map = new GMap2(document.getElementById("map"));
        map.setCenter(new GLatLng(51.36905, -2.1335), <?= $scale ?>);
        map.setMapType(<?= $maptype ?>);
        var manor = new GLatLng(<?= $north ?>,<?= $east ?>);
        map.addOverlay(new GMarker(manor));

      }
    }

    //]]>
    </script>
  </head>
  <body onload="load()" onunload="GUnload()">
<table><tr valign=top><td>
<h1>Well House Manor, Melksham</h1>
<img src=http://www.wellho.net/pix/melksham_hotel.jpg><br>
&bull; Business Hotel in Melksham<br>
&bull; All rooms fitted to superior standard<br>
&bull; Internet Access throughout<br>
&bull; Plenty of parking and close to town centre<br><br>
<a href=http://www.wellhousemanor.co.uk>Well House
Manor website</a><hr>
<form method=POST> Change to
<select name=scale>
<option value=7 <?= selected($scale,7?>>Overview</option>
<option value=10 <?= selected($scale,10?>>County</option>
<option value=13 <?= selected($scale,13?>>Town</option>
<option value=16 <?= selected($scale,16?>>Street</option>
<option value=19 <?= selected($scale,19?>>Building</option>
</select>
<select name=maptype>
<option value=G_NORMAL_MAP <?= selected($maptype,"G_NORMAL_MAP"?>>
Normal map</option>
<option value=G_SATELLITE_MAP <?= selected($maptype,"G_SATELLITE_MAP"?>>
Satellite data</option>
<option value=G_HYBRID_MAP <?= selected($maptype,"G_HYBRID_MAP"?>>
Hybrid</option>
</select>
<input type=submit value="go!"></form><br>
This is a sample PHP page with Google Maps<br>
We will also <a href=http://www.wellho.net/course/phfull.html>
teach you how to write pages like this</a><br>
Date - <?= date ("F, jS l Y"?><br>

</td><td>
<div id="map" style="width: 450px; height: 550px"</div>
</td></tr></table>
</body>
</html>

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