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Add button to move map to current location
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TheDJ, Nov 5 2018


On devices that support it,

add a button to request the users' current location and move and zoom the map to that location.

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TheDJ created this task.Nov 5 2018, 10:32 AM
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MSantos triaged this task as Low priority.Nov 6 2018, 3:43 PM
MSantos moved this task from Unsorted to Feature requests on the Maps (Kartographer) board.
alexhollender moved this task from Needs triage to Triaged on the Mobile board.Nov 6 2018, 11:08 PM
Yuriy_kosygin added a subscriber: Yuriy_kosygin.

Wikivoyage are about to become a travel guide for any traveler, and I think the destination map needs to add a person's location (like a Google Map) to help travelers find the places they want to visit.

When will it be officially activated? This is very import about Wikivoyage.

@Yuriy_kosygin: Someone needs to volunteer to write a software change, which in theory anyone can do who is interested. You are very welcome to use developer access to submit the proposed code changes as a Git branch directly into Gerrit which makes it easier to review them quickly and provide feedback.

Carlb added a subscriber: Carlb.May 20 2019, 7:11 PM

Because the mobile version of the page does not display the Geo icon, and some pages will display the Mapframe, so I think the Mapframe needs to add the function of Show me where I am; visitors can use the mobile phone to watching the map of the Wikivoyage when they in outdoors, and know which one they are in location and destination location. Can add the Show me where I am function of {{geo}} to {{Mapframe}}?

TheDJ added a comment.May 25 2019, 6:04 PM

Sure, go right ahead implement the feature and submit a patch. Everyone can contribute.