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Learning QGIS - Third Edition by Anita Graser

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Presenting your maps online

Besides print maps, web maps are another popular way of publishing maps. In this section, we will use different QGIS plugins to create different types of web map.

Exporting a web map

To create web maps from within QGIS, we can use the qgis2web plugin, which we have to install using the Plugin Manager. Once it is installed, go to Web | qgis2web | Create web map to start it. qgis2web supports the two most popular open source web mapping libraries: OpenLayers 3, and Leaflet.

The following screenshot shows an example of our airports dataset. In this example, we are using the Leaflet library (as configured in the bottom-left corner of the following screenshot) because at the time of writing this book, only Leaflet supports ...

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