SP 2013: Getting started with the new Geolocation field in SharePoint 2013

SP 2013: Getting started with the new Geolocation field in SharePoint 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction SharePoint 2013 comes with tons of enhancements and modifications to previous versions of the product. One of the cool features I’ve played around with lately is the Geolocation field. Back in 2010 I wrote a custom-coded solution for displaying location information in our SharePoint lists, integrating some fancy-pants Google Maps – in SharePoint 2013, a similar field exist out of the box. In this article I’ll mention what this field does, a sample of creating and using the field, getting and setting the Bing Maps keys…

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