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OpenLayers 3 : Beginner's Guide by Erik Hazzard, Paul Spencer, Thomas Gratier

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Time for action – displaying photo information

We need a programmatic way to display the information about our photos in the web page. This means taking data about the selected features and creating HTML elements for them. For the purpose of this chapter, we'll create an HTML template and populate it with data from the feature. While there are many different approaches and libraries for implementing HTML templates, our needs are simple; so, we'll do it without depending on another library.

We'll need several HTML elements to display each piece of information, and a way to specify where in the elements we want to put what information. We could write the template as a JavaScript string, but then we couldn't put line breaks into the HTML and it will ...

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