Map builder

Select map type and get code or link

After you've created your map, you can get a code to insert it on a site, blog, or mobile app, as well as a link to see your map on the internet.

Note. 

You can also export your map to a file. See section Exporting map objects

Just chose your map type (click Map type in the toolbar):

  • Interactive map. You can move this type of map and objects respond to user actions.

    See more in Interactive map.

  • Static map. This map is in PNG format. You can set a limit on the number of objects on a static map.

    See more in Static map.

  • Printable map. This is a high-resolution map image that can be printed.

    See Printable map for more information about this map type and current restrictions.

Interactive map

To get a code to insert your map onto your site, blog or mobile app so that users can interact with it (i.e. move or scale it, plot routes, view descriptions etc.), choose the Interactive map type:

  1. Click the button

  2. Enter map parameter values:

    1. Map sizes. Map sizes can be set either by altering the numbers in the “Map size” fields (sizes are denoted in pixels (px)) or by changing the size of the highlighted area on the map (for details see the Map Builder API section).

    2. Fit width option. If this option is enabled, your map will have the parameter value width = 100% (see the Map Builder API section for more information about parameters). In this case, the map you built-in to your site will take up the entire width (100%) of the block element:

  3. Get map code.

    Note. 

    The script code can be modified using the Map Builder API.

    There are two ways to do this:

    1. Go to the Map type toolbar and click on Get map code.

      You can copy the code that lets you display your map from the form that opens. See the Map Builder API section for more information.

    2. Go to the Map type toolbar and click on Open in Yandex.Maps .

      Your map will open in Yandex.Maps along with the info panel.

      Click on the Share button from this panel.

      Copy the code from the form, which will allow you to display your map on a website or blog using an iframe.

  4. Get a link that will allow your map to be viewed on the internet. There are two ways to do this:

    1. Copy the contents of the Link to Yandex.Maps field from the Map type toolbar.

    2. Go to the Map type toolbar and click on Open in Yandex.Maps .

      Your map will open in Yandex.Maps along with the info panel (see above).

      Click on the Share button from this panel.

      In the form that opens, you can copy the link to your map (or the code that lets you display your map).

    Note. 

    To get a link, click for the appropriate map from your list and choose Share from the menu that opens. Then copy the link to your map from the form. See more in Create a map.

Static map

Attention! 

Static maps have limitations on the number of objects.

To get a code to insert your map as a static image (which can be placed on sites that don't support JavaScript), choose the Static map type:

  1. Click the button

  2. Set map sizes. Map sizes can be set either by altering the numbers in the “Map size” fields (sizes are denoted in pixels (px)) or by changing the size of the highlighted area on the map (for details see the Map Builder API section).

  3. Get map code.

    Go to the Map type toolbar and click on Get map code.

    You can copy the code that lets you display your map from the form that opens. See the Map Builder API section for more information.

Printable map

To save a file that contains a high-resolution, printable map-image to Yandex.Disk or send your map directly to your printer as a high-resolution image, choose the Printable map type:

  1. Click the button

  2. Enter map parameter values:

    • Map sizes. Map sizes can be set either by altering the numbers in the “Map sizes” fields or by changing the size of the highlighted area on the map (for details see the Map Builder API section).

      For printable maps, you can select your unit of measurement: pixels (px), inches (in) or centimeters (cm).

    • File format. Select the format (PNG or JPG) of your map file.

    • Quality. Select your map's bitmap resolution: 96 DPI (for viewing on the web) or 300 DPI (for printing).

    Attention! 

    Printable high-resolution maps must meet the following conditions:

    • They fall within the territory of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Estonia or Turkey.

    • They are set to the "map" layer type; it's not possible to create a printable satellite or hybrid map type.

    • They are large-scale maps; it's not possible to create printable maps of a zoomed-in area.

    • You are using the latest version of one of these desktop browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Yandex.Browser, Edge, Safari or Opera.

    If you're not concerned with your map's resolution, then click on Use standard print and you can print your map even if it doesn't meet the above-mentioned conditions.

  3. Click Save to Yandex.Disk (for printable maps) to save your map file to your Yandex.Disk. When the operation is completed, you'll get this confirmation message:

Your file will be saved under the name you gave your map in the Yandex.Maps Builder folder, which is created automatically on your Yandex.Disk.