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I wanna learn how to use these maps and how do I put them in my web-site. Where and how do I start ?

asked 24 Jan '11, 18:21

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With OSM everything is possible, but you are limited by your own resources rather than what someone else provides. So what do you want to do?

(25 Jan '11, 12:08) emj

Start with the beginners' guide in the Wiki http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Beginners%27_guide. This will help you understand the principles of OSM.

To include a map on your website you can use the Export tab on the main OSM page to get the html for a small map on a web page. If you want something more sophisticated you might like to look at OpenLayers to add a slippy map in a div on a web page.

You can also create a map as a static image based on OSM data by rendering it yourself. Try looking at Maperitive http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Maperitive

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answered 24 Jan '11, 18:30

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edited 24 Jan '11, 18:37


The Open Layers page on the wiki has some good examples: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Open_Layers

(25 Jan '11, 06:23) Ebenezer
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