I'm migrating Smart Map over to the Google Maps plugin, and I want to open a popup on button click. But it seems there is no JS method available to open an info window.

Here's how it was done in Smart Map:

How can I do the same thing with the Google Maps plugin?

  • I might need to add a small method to the new plugin. Let me take a closer look and get back to you.
    – Lindsey D
    Commented Feb 25, 2021 at 19:25

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As of Google Maps 4.0.1, there is a new getInfoWindow method in JavaScript. This makes it easy to retrieve and manipulate existing info windows.

Additionally, I've written a guide for Opening Info Windows...

Hope that helps! :)

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