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Leaflet shortcuts for common tile providers
var cloudmade = new L.TileLayer.CloudMade({key: 'API-KEY', styleId: 997}),
openStreetMap = new L.TileLayer.OpenStreetMap(),
openCycleMap = new L.TileLayer.OpenCycleMap(),
mapquestOsm = new L.TileLayer.MapQuestOpen.OSM(),
mapquestAerial = new L.TileLayer.MapQuestOpen.Aerial(),
mapbox = new L.TileLayer.MapBox({user: 'kkaefer', map: 'island'});
// Lefalet shortcuts for common tile providers - is it worth adding such 1.5kb to Leaflet core?
L.TileLayer.Common = L.TileLayer.extend({
initialize: function (options) {, this.url, options);
(function () {
var osmAttr = '&copy; <a href="">OpenStreetMap</a> contributors, <a href="">CC-BY-SA</a>';
L.TileLayer.CloudMade = L.TileLayer.Common.extend({
url: 'http://{s}{key}/{styleId}/256/{z}/{x}/{y}.png',
options: {
attribution: 'Map data ' + osmAttr + ', Imagery &copy; <a href="">CloudMade</a>',
styleId: 997
L.TileLayer.OpenStreetMap = L.TileLayer.Common.extend({
url: 'http://{s}{z}/{x}/{y}.png',
options: {attribution: osmAttr}
L.TileLayer.OpenCycleMap = L.TileLayer.Common.extend({
url: 'http://{s}{z}/{x}/{y}.png',
options: {
attribution: '&copy; OpenCycleMap, ' + 'Map data ' + osm
var mqTilesAttr = 'Tiles &copy; <a href="" target="_blank">MapQuest</a> <img src="" />';
L.TileLayer.MapQuestOpen.OSM = L.TileLayer.Common.extend({
url: 'http://otile{s}{type}/{z}/{x}/{y}.png',
options: {
subdomains: '1234',
type: 'osm',
attribution: 'Map data ' + L.TileLayer.OSM_ATTR + ', ' + mqTilesAttr
L.TileLayer.MapQuestOpen.Aerial = L.TileLayer.MapQuestOpen.OSM.extend({
options: {
type: 'sat',
attribution: 'Imagery &copy; NASA/JPL-Caltech and U.S. Depart. of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency, ' + mqTilesAttr
L.TileLayer.MapBox = L.TileLayer.Common.extend({
url: 'http://{s}{user}.{map}/{z}/{x}/{y}.png'

Very (VERY) good! I was looking for this during hours... Where do you found the MapBox's png url?
Thank you!

pkorac commented Mar 18, 2013

Fantastic! Thank you soo much.
Same question out of curiosity where did you find MapBox's png url?


thank you very much for this!!


like it, great work!


Really useful. Thank you! :D

Listuck commented Oct 28, 2013

Very nice, thank you.

joliesky commented Mar 5, 2014

This is really useful. It seems like from this then that only CloudMade and MapBox let you actually customize the map tiles? Does anyone know if that's correct?


Here's a suggested update to include some NASA imagery:

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