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Disable mouse scroll wheel zoom on embedded Google Maps
.overlay {
background:transparent;
position:relative;
width:640px;
height:480px; /* your iframe height */
top:480px; /* your iframe height */
margin-top:-480px; /* your iframe height */
}
<html>
<div class="overlay" onClick="style.pointerEvents='none'"></div>
<iframe src="https://mapsengine.google.com/map/embed?mid=some_map_id" width="640" height="480"></iframe>
</html>
Question:
I work on a WordPress site where the authors usually embed Google Maps using iFrames in most posts.
Is there a way to disable the zoom via mouse scroll wheel on all of them using Javascript?
Solution:
I was having the same problem: when scrolling the page then the pointer becomes over the map,
it starts to zoom in/out the map instead of continuing scrolling the page. :(
So I solved this putting a div with an .overlay exactly before each gmap iframe insertion, see:
In my CSS i created the class:
The div will cover the map, preventing pointer events from getting to it. But if you click on the div,
it becomes transparent to pointer events, activating the map again!
I hope get helped you :)
For more infromation:
https://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Web/CSS/pointer-events
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