Geolocation field

Mind explaining how to go about this please?

The ERPNext Android app is built with Cordova. You’ll need to research on how to build a Cordova app and follow the steps in the ERPNext Mobile Github repo at GitHub - frappe/mobile: Mobile App for Frappe built on Flutter


This is in order. Was just wondering whether this means, I will end up with a different app from the mainstream?

Yes :pensive:

Ok. Thank you. Will do so.

Hello, I tried the first code on this post and the results are not 2 circles on the map as shown in the diagram. There’s nothing happening.

I want to make a system where I enter coordinates (longitude and latitude) then points are created and joined on the map. How can I go about it?

@Duncan_Nkhata @adam26d

Thanks a lot @mujeerhashmi

Can someone explain how can I make a Geolocation based Attendance Employee check-in system?

  1. As the Employee goes to the Employee check-in its current location should be fetched and when he saves it, it should store the current location.
  2. The Employee does not have the permission to change the location, no even draw tools provided by geolocation.

I tried to make some changes in geolocation.js file frappe.
I was able to hide all the control options, but it was not storing the current location.

Thanks in advance!

Hope It helps someone!


I have added above code my_location, but its not working, Could you please guide me where to add the above code and save in DB


The code shared as a cross linked post is using Google maps. Continue the conversation on that thread. This thread is for the geolocation field that uses leafletjs. It’ll cause confusion for readers.

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Hi @revant_one i got error on geoLocation in my erpnext
can u help me?
it makes entirely docType error

Unable to handle success response {message: Array(0)}
request.js:251 ReferenceError: L is not defined
    at _a12.bind_leaflet_map (geolocation.js:71)
    at _a12.make_map (geolocation.js:30)
    at _a12.make_wrapper (geolocation.js:21)
    at _a12.make (base_control.js:16)
    at _a12.make (base_input.js:5)
    at new BaseControl (base_control.js:4)
    at new _a (base_input.js:1)
    at new _a2 (data.js:3)
    at new _a12 (geolocation.js:3)
    at Object.frappe.ui.form.make_control (control.js:46)

currently using erpnext v13.5.2

hey @roquegv did you find a way to show Geolocation in Web form?

Hi man, yes I did.

In your web form file you should include the following:

frappe.ready(function() {
	frappe.require([//TODO: a veces funciona, a veces no carga
				], () => {
                    //your code here...

This should be done in build time but didn’t succed trying that. It’s ugly but works.

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Thanks for the code. You mind showing how you added the field. Please :slight_smile:

    //first add a web form field of any datatype and use it below to place your map div
    // in my case this was called "location-field"
    $("[data-fieldname=location-field]").parent('form').attr("id","location-form").prepend( "<div id='map' class='input-max-width'></div>" ); //create map field
        ], () => {
        let map ="map").locate({setView: true, enableHighAccuracy: true});
        L.tileLayer('https://{s}{z}/{x}/{y}.png?{foo}', {foo: 'bar', attribution: '&copy; <a href="">OpenStreetMap</a> contributors'
        var marker = L.marker(0,0).addTo(map);
        map.on('move', function () {


Finally got the map to show, now I’ve gotta figure out how to receive the value. Will probably use a hidden field to save the latitude and longitude.

If I remember well, I had to add “Geolocation” in the list of Options in the fieldtype within Web Form Field doctype. Doing this you can use it on the webform you are using. For example, if you need a geolocation field in the Address webform, you should go to that web form (/desk#Form/Web Form/addresses in v12) and add the field with the Geolocation fieldtype. Only then you can use the code I post before. The data is stored automatically, like any other fieldtype in a webform.

Sorry, I forgot to mention that.

No way :sweat_smile:

I spent over 3 hours hacking this half-baked solution. Hahaha. Thanks, I’ll give it a shot!

@revant_one can u pls help on this one.

at the moment a user has to manually select a pin n drop in the map n then save,
can the pin come by default on the current location so user dont have to manually put it…

i want to make it a “read only” field in attandence check in and so we should know where user checkin from… if usr can manually select then they can sit at home n drop pin at office location n checkin… which is very wrong…

any u show me some light buddy…

Well I solved this by inserting google maps into a geolocation html filed