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Geopoint

An object signifying a global x/y coordinate. Longitude and latitude is stored as decimal degrees.

Example field

{
  title: 'Launchpad Location',
  name: 'location',
  type: 'geopoint'
}

Example output data

{
  "_type": "geopoint",
  "lat": 58.63169011423141,
  "lng": 9.089101352587932
}

While the geopoint type exists by default, you will probably want to install a plugin that provides a more visual way to input the coordinates. For instance, you could use the @sanity/google-maps-input plugin:

cd my-project
sanity install @sanity/google-maps-input

Then configure ./config/@sanity/google-maps-input.json with your Google maps API key. Make sure the key has access to all of the following APIs:

  • Google Maps JavaScript API
  • Google Places API Web Service
  • Google Static Maps API

At the time of writing, you can create such keys and grant API access in the Google Developer Console.

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