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<title>Draggable HTML Marker - Azure Maps Web SDK Samples</title>
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<!-- Add references to the Azure Maps Map control JavaScript and CSS files. -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" />
<script src=""></script>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var map;
function GetMap() {
//Point the Azure Maps domain to the US Azure Gov Cloud domain.
//Initialize a map instance.
map = new atlas.Map('myMap', {
view: 'Auto',
//Add authentication details for connecting to Azure Maps.
authOptions: {
//Use Azure Active Directory authentication.
authType: 'anonymous',
clientId: 'c9f2f391-13f1-407b-a4a5-f0a241bacfbf', //Your Azure Active Directory client id for accessing your Azure Maps account.
getToken: function (resolve, reject, map) {
//URL to your authentication service that retrieves an Azure Active Directory Token.
var tokenServiceUrl = '';
fetch(tokenServiceUrl).then(r => r.text()).then(token => resolve(token));
//Alternatively, use an Azure Maps key. Get an Azure Maps key at NOTE: The primary key should be used as the key.
//authType: 'subscriptionKey',
//subscriptionKey: '<Your Azure Maps Key>'
//Wait until the map resources are ready.'ready', function () {
//Create a draggable HTML marker.
var marker = new atlas.HtmlMarker({
draggable: true,
//Tip: add "pointer-events:none" as a style on the html content to disable the default drag behavior in MS Edge which will display an unwanted icon.
htmlContent: '<img src="../Common/images/icons/ylw-pushpin.png" style="pointer-events: none;" />',
position: [0, 0],
pixelOffset: [5, -15]
var output = document.getElementById('output');
//Add a drag event to get the position of the marker. Markers support drag, dragstart and dragend events.'drag', marker, function () {
var pos = marker.getOptions().position;
//Round longitude,latitude values to 5 decimal places.
output.innerText = Math.round(pos[0] * 100000) / 100000 + ', ' + Math.round(pos[1] * 100000) / 100000;
//Add the marker to the map.
<body onload='GetMap()'>
<div id="myMap" style="position:relative;width:100%;min-width:290px;height:600px;"></div>
<div id="output" style="position:absolute;top:580px;left:calc(50% - 100px);height:20px;width:200px;background-color:white;text-align:center;"></div>
<fieldset style="width:calc(100% - 30px);min-width:290px;margin-top:10px;">
<legend><h1 style="font-size:16px">Draggable HTML Marker</h1></legend>
This sample shows how to make an HTML marker draggable. HTML markers support drag, dragstart and dragend events.