Google Map

Google Map

Published on 19 April 2021
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GOOGLE MAP
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Google Maps is a convenient way of navigating to a destination, discovering local businesses, and exploring unfamiliar areas. Google Maps stands out thanks to its user-friendly interface and navigation features, but we bet that you don’t know about every feature of this tool. Google is regularly upgrading Maps by adding new features to enhance your experience and make the app easier to use.
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Over the years, Google has added features that allow you to save your favorite places, share your location with friends, and get personalized recommendations. Here are some useful but lesser-known features, like incognito mode, live view, saving your favorite locations, or sharing your location in real time.
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Category 1: Organization and Design
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Layout and Design:
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6 POINTS The Google Map layout plots the current page plus any content it contains or tags on a Google Map. Every piece of content to be plotted and each pin shown on the map will reveal the title, description, and link for its content when clicked. The rest of the page follows the Basic layout, with text and media interspersed.
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Navigation:
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6 POINTS Google also says it has improved navigation, presenting alternate routes when you initially search in an easier-to-read format. Traffic incidents will be displayed, so you can see what is causing the snags on your route.
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Speed Web Pages Load:
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3 POINTS The graphics on each page are small in byte size and optimized by providing image height and width attributes, and pages download quickly for the intended audience.
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Writing Mechanics:
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6 POINTS The text has no errors in grammar capitalization, punctuation and spelling.
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Category 2: Web Policies and Guidelines
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Author:
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6 POINTS It identifies the contact information for the person responsible for the page.
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Copyright and Fair Use:
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6 POINTS Copyright and Fair Use guidelines are followed throughout the Web site.
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Currency:
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6 POINTS Google Maps will show you the currency that's native to the region you're located in, so you'll have to change your region.
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Proper Identification:
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6 POINTS Each page identifies the vector images provided by Google are used on a marker. They can also be used on a polyline. The different symbols provided are Circle, Backward pointing arrow (closed), Forward pointing arrow (closed), Backward pointing arrow (open), forward pointing arrow (open). These predefined symbols are drawn on a map by instantiating their respective classes.
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Category 3: Accessibility
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Browser Compatibility:
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6 POINTS Google Maps spans multiple browsers and operating systems on desktop, mobile, tablet, and wearable devices.
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Compliance with Sections:
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6 POINTS The site provides equivalent access to technology for all its user.