Google Autocomplete Address In Laravel

In this example, we will see how to google autocomplete address in laravel 8. In the laravel 8 google autocomplete address tutorial, you will find out how to create and implement a google autocomplete address in laravel with the use of google address API.

Autocomplete is a feature of the Places library in the Maps JavaScript API. You can use autocomplete to give your applications the type-ahead-search behavior of the Google Maps search field. Laravel google autocomplete address helps you display the complete address such as longitude, latitude, country, state, city, and zip code.

Let’s implement google places autocomplete example in laravel 8.
 

Step 1: Create Laravel Application for Google Autocomplete Address In Laravel 8

Step 2: Google Place API Key

Step 3: Create Route

Step 4: Create Controller

Step 5: Create Blade View FileStep 1:Create Laravel Application for Google Autocomplete Address In Laravel 8

In the first step create a laravel application if you don’t have a laravel application. So, copy the below command and run it on your terminal.

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel google-autocomplete-address

Step 2: Google Place API Key

Now we need Google Place API Key. So, visit cloud.google.com and get the place google API key. The Places API is a service that returns information about places using HTTP requests. Places are defined within this API as establishments, geographic locations, or prominent points of interest. Read Also: How To Force Redirect HTTP To HTTPS In LaravelStep 3: Create Route

In this step, we create a route for google autocomplete address example. Add below code in routes/web.php path file.

<?php
  
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;
  
use App\Http\Controllers\GoogleAddressController;
  
Route::get('google-autocomplete-address', [GoogleAddressController::class, 'index']);

Step 4: Create Controller

After creating routes, create GoogleAddressController. create controller Http/Controllers/GoogleAddressController.php path.

<?php
  
namespace App\Http\Controllers;
  
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
  
class GoogleAddressController extends Controller
{
    public function index()
    {
        return view('google_autocomplete_address');
    }
}

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In last we need to create blade files for view. So, create blade file resources/views/google_autocomplete_address.blade.php path and copy the below code in the file.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    <title>Google Autocomplete Address In Laravel</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.3.1/css/bootstrap.min.css">
    <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.js"></script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <div class="container mt-5">
        <h2>Google Autocomplete Address In Laravel</h2><br>  
        <div class="form-group">            
            <input type="text" name="autocomplete" id="autocomplete" class="form-control" placeholder="Enter Location">
        </div>  
        <div class="form-group" id="latitudeArea">
            <label>Latitude</label>
            <input type="text" id="latitude" name="latitude" class="form-control">
        </div>  
        <div class="form-group" id="longtitudeArea">
            <label>Longitude</label>
            <input type="text" name="longitude" id="longitude" class="form-control">
        </div>
        <button type="submit" class="btn btn-primary">Submit</button>
    </div>  
    <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.14.7/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
    <script src="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.3.1/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>  
    <script type="text/javascript" src="https://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_GOOGLE_PALCE_API_KEY&libraries=places" ></script>
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("#latitudeArea").addClass("d-none");
            $("#longtitudeArea").addClass("d-none");
        });
    </script>
    <script>
        google.maps.event.addDomListener(window, 'load', initialize);
  
        function initialize() {
            var input = document.getElementById('autocomplete');
            var autocomplete = new google.maps.places.Autocomplete(input);
  
            autocomplete.addListener('place_changed', function () {
                var place = autocomplete.getPlace();
                $('#latitude').val(place.geometry['location'].lat());
                $('#longitude').val(place.geometry['location'].lng());
  
                $("#latitudeArea").removeClass("d-none");
                $("#longtitudeArea").removeClass("d-none");
            });
        }
    </script>
</body>
</html>

For testing purposes, you can use the below script.

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyB41DRUbKWJHPxaFjMAwdrzWzbVKartNGg&libraries=places"></script>

Copy below URL and run on the browser

http://localhost:8000/google-autocomplete-address

And you will get output like the below screenshot.

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