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Available URL parameters for new GMaps directions link scheme WordPress


Within my plugin Leaflet Maps Marker respectively Maps Marker Pro I automatically add a directions link to each map panel above the maps, which allows users to start a directions search directly on Google maps in a new window, e.g.
[[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]] (or click on the car icon above demo maps on [[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]] for an example)

I now noticed that with the new Google Maps interface, after that URL is called, it is changed to e.g.

[[LINK href=",+1110+Wien,+Austria/@44.1632833,15.414459,15z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x476daa1810e5ac1d:0x3973304e73d97acd!2m2!1d16.4230421!2d48.1632836"]],+1110+Wien,+Austria/@44.1632833,15.414459,15z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x476daa1810e5ac1d:0x3973304e73d97acd!2m2!1d16.4230421!2d48.1632836[[/LINK]]
and the options initially provided (&t=, &doflg=...) do not have any effects anymore (reference for old ULR parameters used and implemented within my plugin: [[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]] - demo settings panel within my plugin to change available options: [[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]] - automatic login)

I thought about enforcing classic output by adding &output=classic to the direction links in order not to loose customisation options for google maps directions provided within my plugin, e.g.
[[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]]

Anyway I this is not my preferred solution as the old google maps might confuse users and might be discontinued someday by Google. So I would rather use the equivalent URL parameters for the new Google Maps URL scheme (
Unfortunately I couldnt find a full documentation of all available paramters for the new URL scheme, only 1 examples[customer address]/[our address]/am=t/
Can anyone please provide me with infos or a link to the documentation of all URL directions paramters available for the new Google Maps scheme and how to properly use them?
am -> sets XYZ, possible values: A,B,C
blabla -> sets XXX, possible values: B,C,D
Full example link:,+1110+Wien,+Austria/@44.1632833,15.414459,15z/am=X&blabla=B/



Answers (2)


Kyle answers:


Have you seen this walkthrough: [[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]] it does a good side-by-side comparison of the old/new ways for each point with example links.

What else are you looking for?

Robert Harm comments:

thanks but that is not quite what I am looking for. I am wondering which url parameters are still valid with the new google maps version and which not; and also if there are new ones...

Kyle comments:


How is this [[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]]

Kyle comments:

Oh wait, nevermind wrong plugin


Bob answers:

not 100% Sure but may be you find there is something useful here.

Bob comments:

[[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]]

this one was Last updated January 20, 2015 so may have latest info for directions

[[LINK href=""]][[/LINK]]

Last updated January 15, 2015.

Bob comments:

Have you checked this article?

Robert Harm comments:

that article helped - thx!