Version 3 (modified by martin_s, 6 years ago) (diff)

Changed download section to point directly to the single-file macro

Inserts a static Google Map as image


This macro uses the Google Map API to include static images of maps. At the moment the map location must be given in geographic coordinates, not as address, which must be separated by an colon ':'.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for GoogleStaticMapMacro are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the single-file macro, which is also available as ZIP-file.

Installation & Configuration

Just copy the python file in the plugin directory of your trac installation.

A different Google Map API key is needed for every web domain which can be get for free from Google.

To enable the macro put the following into your trac.ini file, which is located in the config directory of your trac installation. You need to restart trac to reread the macro file and the configuration file.

googlestaticmap.* = enabled

api_key = <Your Google API key (long hex number)>


You can check out GoogleStaticMapMacro from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.



See for all supported arguments. In addition the image title can be set using a 'title' argument.

Recent Changes

[8571] by martin_s on 2010-08-31 20:02:58
Increaded version number to indicate major change due to Googles API change.
Fixed colon substitution for markers for api=1.
[8570] by martin_s on 2010-08-31 19:40:58
Made colon-to-comma substitution active only for API v1.
[8569] by martin_s on 2010-08-31 18:17:27
Added support for processor syntax, i.e. multi-line macro content.


Author: martin_s