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<html lang="en">
<title>Detect if browser is supported - Azure Maps Web SDK Samples</title>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<meta http-equiv="x-ua-compatible" content="IE=Edge" />
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no" />
<meta name="description" content="This sample shows how to detect if the browser is supported by the Azure Maps Web SDK. If it is, load the map, otherwise fallback gracefully." />
<meta name="keywords" content="Microsoft maps, map, gis, API, SDK, browser support, supported browsers" />
<meta name="author" content="Microsoft Azure Maps" />
<!-- 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, datasource;
function GetMap() {
//Check to see if the browser is supported.
if (!atlas.isSupported(true))
//The browser is not supported.
document.getElementById('myMap').innerHTML = '<div style="position:absolute;width:calc(100% - 40px);color:#000;background-color:#fff194;top:calc(50% - 12px);left:0;padding:20px;font-family:arial;">This browser is not supported. Azure Maps uses <a href="">WebGL</a> and some required components do not appear to be available or have known performance caveats in this browser.</div>';
} else {
//Browser is supported, load the map.
//Point the Azure Maps domain to the US Azure Gov Cloud domain.
//Initialize a map instance.
map = new atlas.Map('myMap', {
view: 'Auto',
//Add your Azure Maps subscription key to the map SDK. Get an Azure Maps key at
authOptions: {
authType: 'subscriptionKey',
subscriptionKey: '<Your Azure Maps Key>'
//Wait until the map resources are ready.'ready', function () {
//Add your post map load code here.
<body onload="GetMap()">
<div id="myMap" style="position:relative;width:100%;min-width:290px;height:600px;"></div>
<fieldset style="width:calc(100% - 30px);min-width:290px;margin-top:10px;">
<legend><h1 style="font-size:16px">Detect if browser is supported</h1></legend>
This sample shows how to detect if the browser is supported by the Azure Maps Web SDK. If it is, load the map, otherwise fallback gracefully.
There are many ways in which to handle this situation. Some common approaches include:
<li>Show an error message and recommend the user tries a more modern browser.</li>
<li>If the map part of a page that has a lot of other content, consider hiding the map div.</li>
<li>If showing a smaller data set on the map, consider generating a static map image using the <a href="" target="_blank">Azure Maps Render service</a></li>
<li>Write additional code to fallback to a legacy browser such as <a href="/Third Party Map Controls/Raster Tiles in Leaflet JS.html" target="_blank">Leaflet</a>.</li>
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