GEOG 863:
Web Application Development for Geospatial Professionals

6.1 The Search Widget


A common feature of many mapping apps is the ability to search for a place by entering text in a search box. This feature can be added to an Esri JS app through the Search widget. This widget can be configured to find locations using a Locator (geocoding) service or features in a FeatureLayer. Let’s take a look at various implementations of this widget.