Create custom Google Maps using Drupal

When we decided to update Acquia’s training website to Drupal 7, we wanted to have a map on the event page showing the locations of all our upcoming courses, as well as a map for each course, so users can quickly get a feel of where events will be taking place. Visitors can also open up the maps in Google Maps to obtain directions.

In the past, it’s been difficult to create maps from location data stored in Drupal. There are numerous modules and methods available to deal with this, but finding the right combination can be tricky. For the training site, we figured out how to make it all happen using the following three modules (along with any other modules they require):

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