Precise address House number Street Point of interest Named location City District State Postcode Country Latitude Longitude Accuracy Altitude Altitude accuracy Directional heading Speed
Location detection with HTML5 is pretty simple. Browsers either support navigator.geolocation or they don't. If they do you can open up a whole world of local information to your users plus log a deeper and more geographic level of statistics server side.
Download samples for free to add geolocation enable your website.
Common sources of location information include Global Positioning System (GPS) and location inferred from network signals such as IP address, RFID, WiFi and Bluetooth MAC addresses, and GSM/CDMA cell IDs, as well as user input.
W3 Geo Spec Mozilla Geo Guide Safari Geo Guide Google Geocoding
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