Get Current Location Latitude and Longitude using JavaScript

The geolocation API is one of the most important features in modern web browsers. In this article, we going to show you how to get the current location using the Geolocation API. Geolocation API allows javascript or web content to access the user current location on browsers or devices. This allows us to request to get the current location of the user using JavaScript or jQuery, the location information is described by latitude and longitude coordinates. Since publishing your location can compromise your privacy, web browsers will need your permission to access your location information.

Get Current Location Latitude and Longitude Using JavaScript

In the JavaScript, here we going to use getCurrentPosition() method to get user’s current location latitude and longitude, but first, we require to know whether web browser support to Geolocation API or not.

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Get Current Location Latitude and Longitude Using jQuery

In this below code, you can get the current location of the user with implement this JavaScript code in our jQuery click method.

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Google Map API Get Current Location Latitude & Longitude Using jQuery

This below code helps you integrate your current latitude and longitude with Google map. Using Google map JavaScript code here we going to show your current latitude and longitude coordinates. With the help of Google API, you can get the correct location latitude and longitude.

Get API from Google Developers Console

Note: Replace YOUR_API_KEY to your API code where you generated from Google Developers Console.

Error Handling – Google Map API Get Current Location Latitude & Longitude Using jQuery

Error handle is the main part for users & developers because this can help to identify the exact error while we have trouble with the code. If anything fails the error callback giving us update the user with a corresponding error message.

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