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HTML Glocation

The HTML Geolocation API is used to locate a user's position.

Introduction to HTML Geolocation. ... HTML geolocation is most useful for detecting user location on a map. So this feature gets designed in HTML to identify the exact position of the user on the map. This position of the user can be identified by using attributes called latitude and longitude of specific user position



Using HTML Geolocation

The getCurrentPosition() method is used to return the user's position.

The example below returns the latitude and longitude of the user's position:



<script> 
    var x = document.getElementById("demo");
    function getLocation() {
        if (navigator.geolocation) {
            navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(showPosition);
        } else {
            x.innerHTML = "Geolocation is not supported by this browser.";
        }
    }
    function showPosition(position) {
        x.innerHTML = "Latitude: " + position.coords.latitude +
            "Longitude: " + position.coords.longitude;
    }
</script>


Conclusion

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