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What is the RouteViewer?

The RouteViewer is the detailed, interactive representation of a route. 

Check out this example.

The components of the RouteViewer

A route page consists, on the one hand, of a map with the route's trajectory and possibly linked places of interest. In addition, the RouteViewer also includes an informative section with substantive and practical information about your route as well as access to functionality to continue working on your route. The map view is on the right, the informative section on the left.

1/ The map

2/ The informative section

This consists of several items that you can open and close except for the summary information.

A. The summary information

Here you get a visual representation of:

B. Route information

C. Places of interest

Here you get a carousel of the points of interest linked to your route.

With the "Show All" - button you can also access the full list. The places of interest in the list appear in the order in which you encounter them along the route.

If you are the author of the route, here you can choose to disconnect certain POIs from the route. This is done by clicking on a POI so that the pop-up window opens. Then click on the disconnect icon   at the top right.Read more about removing sights from a route here.

D. Comments

Here you can possibly leave a comment for the author of the route. It can be a compliment, a comment or a question about the route.

The first response you get to a route is always one from RouteYou itself. This is what we call the RouteYou StarTracker. A short message with a lot of practical input regarding the route.

E. Activities

Here you can check who has already done the route and when. Or you can also indicate yourself when you plan to do the route or when you have done it and how long it took you. More information about this can be found on this page.

F. Nearby

Here you get input on interesting routes, places to stay overnight and services near your route.

3/ Sticky buttons: Getting started with your route

At the bottom of the left column you will find a bar with quick selection buttons. This bar and its buttons are 'sticky' which means that they remain visible and on top of the information presented in the left column. This is to keep them as accessible as possible. Through these quick selection buttons you can directly access certain functionality:

The RouteViewer on your website

We are happy to offer others the opportunity to integrate a route into their own website or blog as well.

Follow these steps to display a route on your website or blog:

  1. Go to the route you want to place on your own website.
  2. Click on the Share button  .
  3. Click on Integrate.
  4. Copy the code in the text field.
  5. Paste this code into the HTML code of your own website where you want to see the RouteViewer..

For more information and options, check out the documentation for the RouteViewer 3.0 plugin.

The RouteViewer with map layer combinations.

On the RouteViewer's map, you can create combinations of map layers. 

Some examples of 

Parties that have a RouteYou Pro account can set (or have set) their own map combination by default.

Your own map layer

In addition to the map layers RouteYou offers by default, you can always offer your own map layer. Contact sales[at-r.].

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