PHP 7 Script to Get Latitude and Longitude From Geolocation Address Using Google Geocoding API Full Project For Beginners

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Welcome folks today in this blog post we will be getting latitude and longitude from geolocation address using google geocoding api in php 7 .All the full source code of the application is shown below.

 

 

 

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In order to get started you need to make an index.php file and copy paste the following code

 

 

index.php

 

 

 

<html>
<form>
<input type="hidden" name="mapLat">
<input type="hidden" name="mapLong">
<input type="text" name="location">
<input type="submit" name="submit" value="submit">
</form>
</html>



extract($_POST);
if($mapLat =='' && $mapLong ==''){
        // Get lat long from google
        $latlong    =   get_lat_long($location); // create a function with the name "get_lat_long" given as below
        $map        =   explode(',' ,$latlong);
        $mapLat         =   $map[0];
        $mapLong    =   $map[1];    
}


// function to get  the address
function get_lat_long($address){

    $address = str_replace(" ", "+", $address);

    $json = file_get_contents("http://maps.google.com/maps/api/geocode/json?address=$address&sensor=false&region=$region");
    $json = json_decode($json);

    $lat = $json->{'results'}[0]->{'geometry'}->{'location'}->{'lat'};
    $long = $json->{'results'}[0]->{'geometry'}->{'location'}->{'lng'};
    return $lat.','.$long;
}

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