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In Part Three of our ongoing look at Joomla Custom Fields with Marc Dechèvre, Marc demonstrated how to add an Open Street Map Custom Field to your articles and then how to create a customized Open Street Map showing the locations you have entered. Two techniques are shown: one with a Layout Override and the other without.



  • The video is about using custom fields for OpenStreetMap in Joomla.
    - The video features Marc Dechèvre.
    - The video is part of a series called "Watch Me Work 061" on YouTube.
    - The video is presented by Tim Davis.
    - The session takes place on the west coast of Canada at 6 o'clock in the morning.
    - Tim Davis mentions a monthly giveaway on
    - The video shows how to create an interactive map with clustering and filters.
    - Marc Dechèvre starts by demonstrating a simple map with one marker.
    - He uses the Leaflet JavaScript library to create the map.
    - There are three OpenStreetMap custom fields mentioned: one by Tasos SS Marinos, one by Not McGrath, and one by Map FP.
    - Marc chooses the custom field by Tasos SS Marinos for the demonstration.
    - Marc discusses the advantages of using SVG images for map markers.
    - SVG images can be edited as text files.
    - Editing SVG files allows for easy color changes and resizing.

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