# Element - GoogleMapsPro
GoogleMapsPro extends with new features the ZOO GoogleMaps element. Once the element is set in the Type there are several configuration params that differ from the ZOO ones.
In order to better understand the following read the Integration Section.
API Key: The Google API key, necessary for high traffic sites.
Type: The initial Map Type.
Zoom level: The initial Map Zoom level.
Width: The initial Map width.
Height: The initial Map height.
Default center: The initial Map center location.
These settings affects the backend map displayed for selecting the location.
Renders a Google Maps map with the single Item location centered in the map as a marker. It supports the following configurations:
Icon: The marker icon.
Layout: The Item layout that will be used to render the Marker content.
Popup on load: If enabled the Marker will popup on load.
Type: The default map type.
Type Controls: If enabled the map would display an control to change the map type.
Map Controls: Allows choosing if the map controls should be displayed and if so its size.
Zoom Level: The map zoom level, from 1 to 20.
Scroll Wheel Zoom: Toggles the map scroll wheel zooming.
Directions: Toggle the directions map option.
Language: The directions language. Leave empty to use users preferred site language.
Information: Allows displaying the entered content above the map.
Width Unit: The map width unit, pixel or percentage.
Map Width: The map width value.
Map Height: Set the map height value in pixels.
Renders the Address information set in the Item.
Widgetkit layout is a integration layer between the element and Widgetkit (opens new window) allowing to render a Widget using the element data as content. For details about configuration options visit the Widgetkit documentation (opens new window).
GoogleMapsPro Widgetkit integration was tested with Map Widget, even though any Widget can be used the location data would not make much sense anywhere else.