Google Place Autocomplete Address Form

Google Place Autocomplete Address Form

Autocomplete for Addresses and Search Terms
Google autocomplete is a feature of the Places library in the Maps JavaScript API. You can use autocomplete feature and provide rich interface in your application.

Setps for getting started.

To view your list of enabled APIs:

  • Go to the Google Cloud Platform Console.
  • Click the Select a project button, then select the same project you set up for the Maps JavaScript API and click Open.
  • From the list of APIs on the Dashboard, look for Places API.
  • If you see the API in the list, you’re all set. If the API is not listed, enable it:
    • At the top of the page, select ENABLE API to display the Library tab. Alternatively, from the left side menu, select Library.
    • Search for Places API, then select it from the results list.
    • Select ENABLE. When the process finishes, Places API appears in the list of APIs on the Dashboard.

Loading the library

The Places service is a self-contained library, separate from the main Maps JavaScript API code. To use the functionality contained within this library, you must first load it using the libraries parameter in the Maps API bootstrap URL:

<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>

Autocomplete library comes with Usage limits and policies Click here to check your ussage.

Complete code for address autocomplete

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Place Autocomplete Address Form</title>
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
      /* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
      #map {
        height: 100%;
      /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
      html, body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
    <link type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href=",400,500">
      #locationField, #controls {
        position: relative;
        width: 480px;
      #autocomplete {
        position: absolute;
        top: 0px;
        left: 0px;
        width: 99%;
      .label {
        text-align: right;
        font-weight: bold;
        width: 100px;
        color: #303030;
        font-family: "Roboto";
      #address {
        border: 1px solid #000090;
        background-color: #f0f9ff;
        width: 480px;
        padding-right: 2px;
      #address td {
        font-size: 10pt;
      .field {
        width: 99%;
      .slimField {
        width: 80px;
      .wideField {
        width: 200px;
      #locationField {
        height: 20px;
        margin-bottom: 2px;

    <div id="locationField">
      <input id="autocomplete"
             placeholder="Enter your address"

    <!-- Note: The address components in this sample are typical. You might need to adjust them for
               the locations relevant to your app. For more information, see

    <table id="address">
        <td class="label">Street address</td>
        <td class="slimField"><input class="field" id="street_number" disabled="true"/></td>
        <td class="wideField" colspan="2"><input class="field" id="route" disabled="true"/></td>
        <td class="label">City</td>
        <td class="wideField" colspan="3"><input class="field" id="locality" disabled="true"/></td>
        <td class="label">State</td>
        <td class="slimField"><input class="field" id="administrative_area_level_1" disabled="true"/></td>
        <td class="label">Zip code</td>
        <td class="wideField"><input class="field" id="postal_code" disabled="true"/></td>
        <td class="label">Country</td>
        <td class="wideField" colspan="3"><input class="field" id="country" disabled="true"/></td>

// This sample uses the Autocomplete widget to help the user select a
// place, then it retrieves the address components associated with that
// place, and then it populates the form fields with those details.
// This sample requires the Places library. Include the libraries=places
// parameter when you first load the API. For example:
// <script
// src="">

var placeSearch, autocomplete;

var componentForm = {
  street_number: 'short_name',
  route: 'long_name',
  locality: 'long_name',
  administrative_area_level_1: 'short_name',
  country: 'long_name',
  postal_code: 'short_name'

function initAutocomplete() {
  // Create the autocomplete object, restricting the search predictions to
  // geographical location types.
  autocomplete = new google.maps.places.Autocomplete(
      document.getElementById('autocomplete'), {types: ['geocode']});

  // Avoid paying for data that you don't need by restricting the set of
  // place fields that are returned to just the address components.

  // When the user selects an address from the drop-down, populate the
  // address fields in the form.
  autocomplete.addListener('place_changed', fillInAddress);

function fillInAddress() {
  // Get the place details from the autocomplete object.
  var place = autocomplete.getPlace();

  for (var component in componentForm) {
    document.getElementById(component).value = '';
    document.getElementById(component).disabled = false;

  // Get each component of the address from the place details,
  // and then fill-in the corresponding field on the form.
  for (var i = 0; i < place.address_components.length; i++) {
    var addressType = place.address_components[i].types[0];
    if (componentForm[addressType]) {
      var val = place.address_components[i][componentForm[addressType]];
      document.getElementById(addressType).value = val;

// Bias the autocomplete object to the user's geographical location,
// as supplied by the browser's 'navigator.geolocation' object.
function geolocate() {
  if (navigator.geolocation) {
    navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(function(position) {
      var geolocation = {
        lat: position.coords.latitude,
        lng: position.coords.longitude
      var circle = new google.maps.Circle(
          {center: geolocation, radius: position.coords.accuracy});
    <script src=""
        async defer></script>


Note:Source Google Places autocomplete Click here for more info.




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