Derek Eder

Open Data Web Developer

Derek Eder

I work with open data and create open source apps and tools in Chicago. Read more »

Founder and Partner at DataMade
An open data web development and consulting company in Chicago

Lead Organizer of Chi Hack Night
Weekly event for building civic technology with open data

Co-founder of Open City
Group of volunteers that create civic web apps with open data

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Searchable Map Template with Google Fusion Tables

Put your data on a searchable, filterable map.


  • clean, full-screen layout
  • mobile- and tablet-friendly using responsive design
  • address search (with variable radius)
  • geolocation ("find me")
  • RESTful URLs for sharing searches
  • results count (using Google's Fusion Tables API)
  • ability to easily add additional search filters (checkboxes, sliders, etc.)
  • all done with HTML, CSS and Javascript - no server-side code required

Get it on Github Zip

Get started on your own map!

View the demo

Working example of the above demo

Read the instructions

Just seven steps!

Copyright © 2014 Derek Eder
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There's a Google Group for anyone who wants to or has used this Searchable Map Template. Join the growing community of map makers to learn, share and benefit from each other!

Join the Fusion Table Map Template Google Group »

Working examples

Quite a few other people have used this template for their own projects. I try to keep track of them here:

By Derek Eder (thats me!)