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Create a map page

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Create a map page

Your ServiceNow instance provides several default map pages. You can also create custom map pages with the script examples described in this page.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

The default map page record displays critical incidents on a Google map page.
Default map page record


  1. Navigate to System UI > Map Pages.
  2. Click New.
  3. Complete the form, using the fields in the table.
    Field Description
    Name Enter a unique name to identify the map.
    Center map on Enter the location for centering the map using the decimal form of latitude and longitude. For example, to center the map on the statue of liberty, enter 40.689865, -74.045235.
    Initial zoom Set the zoom level of the map on opening.
    Controls size Select whether the Google navigation icons on the map should be large or small.
    Type Select a map background style: Satellite, Hybrid, Normal, or Terrain.
    Type selection Select which type of Google icons to display on the map: Buttons or Menu.
    Map overview Enable or disable a wide view map window for navigation.
    Script Create a script to define the type of data to display on this map. For more information, see Scripting for map pages.
    Fields you can add by configuring the form.
    Center latitude The latitude the map page will center on. The business rule Geocode Address populates this field.
    Center longitude The longitude the map page will center on. The business rule Geocode Address populates this field.
  4. Save the record.