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Vector SVG markers for Leaflet, with an option for Font Awesome/Twitter Bootstrap/Maki icons.

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Version 0.0.6 of Leaflet.vector-markers is tested with:

  • Bootstrap 3
  • Font Awesome 4.3
  • Leaflet 0.7.7
  • Maki icon 0.4.2


Please have a look at the examples or check out this example:

Twitter Bootstrap/Font-Awesome icons

This plugin depends on either Bootstrap or Font-Awesome for the rendering of the icons. See these urls for more information:

For Font-Awesome

For Twitter bootstrap:

For Maki icons:

Using the plugin

    1. First, follow the steps for including Font-Awesome or Twitter bootstrap into your application.

For Font-Awesome, steps are located here:

For Twitter bootstrap, steps are here:

    1. Next, copy the leaflet-vector-markers.css, and leaflet-vector-markers.js from dist/ to your project and include them:
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/leaflet-vector-markers.css">
<script src="js/leaflet-vector-markers.js"></script>
    1. Now use the plugin to create a marker like this:
  // Creates a red marker with the coffee icon
  var redMarker = L.VectorMarkers.icon({
    icon: 'coffee',
    markerColor: 'red'

  L.marker([48.15491,11.54183], {icon: redMarker}).addTo(map);

Or for Maki icons

  // Creates a red marker with the bus icon
  var redMarker = L.VectorMarkers.icon({
    icon: 'bus',
    prefix: '',
    extraClasses: 'maki-icon',
    markerColor: 'red'

  L.marker([48.15491,11.54183], {icon: redMarker}).addTo(map);


Property Description Default Value Possible values
icon Name of the icon 'home' See glyphicons or font-awesome
prefix Select de icon library 'fa' 'fa' for font-awesome or 'glyphicon' for bootstrap 3
markerColor Color of the marker 'blue' Any HEX color you can find
iconColor Color of the icon 'white' 'white', 'black' or css code (hex, rgba etc)
spin Make the icon spin false true or false. Font-awesome required
extraClasses Additional classes in the created tag '' 'fa-rotate90 myclass' eller other custom configuration

Supported icons

The 'icon' property supports these strings:


  • SVG shadows
  • Adding more shapes
  • Support for custom SVG




Vector SVG markers for Leaflet, with an option for Font Awesome/Twitter Bootstrap/Maki icons.



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