Monday, March 18, 2019

First Approach | Google Maps Web 1

What are Google maps 

Basically, it is a free map provided by Googlthat could help you to travel from location A to B with some few additional options.

have a look : 


Website:   Browser
Android:   Play store
iOS:          iTunes

Visit or Download
WebSite
 Android
Android

 Android
iOS

Let us begin ...


WEB SITE :


This is how the web site would appear to you whenever you enter. ( Googlmaps will detect your location if you gave permission )


google maps web site
google maps web site 

To navigate from your location to others, follow these steps :


 simply, enter the place name that you knew from before, then press enter.
 ( my example: avenue mall . ) which is a luxurious mall in my city? The State Of Kuwait.


 type location name in the search bar
type location name in the search bar

What you should see :

the place name or alternative name, profile picture, customer rating and reviews, category ( health care, school, government office ... etc ), popular times scale, photos, review summary, all reviews, and other details will cover soon.


business details
business details 
business details
business details

next, you can click the direction button if you were happy with the result ...


press direction button
press direction button

what you should see?


travel method ( walk, bike, car, bus, and other options ), also a street map view for the suggested route, and extra rout options if you like other routes instead.


your trip pre-details
your trip pre-details

travel modes, your location, and destination name or coordinates sometimes . you will know more about ( add destination ) later.


travel methods . you can choose whether to drive, walk, biking ,trim, and travel
travel mode. you can choose whether to drive, walk, biking, trim, and travel


the suggested route is in blue, the other options in the gray. you can choose the other options by click on the gray lines and see more details.


suggested route by google maps
the suggested route by google maps


the main route and suggested routes would appear as a column in the left side, click on them for more details.

other suggested routes by google maps. may longer or may avoiding some highways
other suggested routes by google maps. may longer or may avoiding some highways 


To continue, choose your travel mode. I have chosen a car ( drive ) for recent details and coming examples : 


choose yours
choose yours

extra options  :


by toggling from suggested route to others give you more details . have a look :

option 1 :


what you should see?


street name and route number, what special in this rout ( fast, usual, other ), whole needed time to reach your destination.

another click...

your trip in focus. your location coordinates, what to do first, next, then, when, and other instruction to reach your last destination.

useful icons !!!


in the right corner of ( your trip in focus ) you see send to my device, share, and print icons. Have a try ... 
for more details, one more click
for more details, one more click

to see the others, go back
to see the others, go back

option 2 : 

what you should see?


street name and route number, what special in this rout ( fast, usual, other ), whole needed time to reach your destination.

another click...

your trip in focus. your location coordinates, what to do first, next, then, when, and other instruction to reach your last destination.

useful icons !!!


in the right corner of ( your trip in focus ) you see send to my device, share, and print icons. Have a try ... 
for more details, one more click
for more details, one more click
to see the others, go back
to see the others, go back

option 3 :

what you should see?


street name and route number, what special in this rout ( fast, usual, other ), whole needed time to reach your destination.

another click...

your trip in focus. your location coordinates, what to do first, next, then, when, and other instruction to reach your last destination.

useful icons !!!


in the right corner of ( your trip in focus ) you see send to my device, share, and print icons. Have a try ... 


for more details, one more click
for more details, one more click

to see the others, go back
to see the others, go back


Useful icons: send, share, and print 


send to your phone ...


sending your trip to your phone ( you have to add your phone first ) :

click the phone icon
click the phone icon

choose your selected phone
choose your selected phone

share your trip route with ...


click share icon and choose what you want to send a link somewhere or embed a map ( you will know later ) ...


link or map
link or map 

print your trip ...


click on the print icon and the options below.

print
print




trying other travel modes: walking and beyond


walking ...

after typing your destination name, click on walk icon and see the details as you go.


walk
walk

walking is good for health and help you to discover cities and micro details, also could reach areas faster than cars.


sometimes longer
sometimes longer
this is an example, a walking trip from my location to Kuwait tower.


want to know more about Kuwait city? click here 


have fun
have fun



Thanks, Google

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