In this tutorial you will learn about the Codeigniter 4 Google Autocomplete Address Search Box Tutorial and its application with practical example.
In this Codeigniter 4 Google Autocomplete Address Search Box Tutorial, I’ll show you how to integrate Address or location Autocomplete using Google Autocomplete in CodeIgniter 4. In this tutorial you will learn to implement google autocomplete in codeigniter 4.
Google autocomplete widget is used to display suggestions for places, address and location as soon as the user starts typing in the given input box.
Codeigniter 4 Google Autocomplete Address Search Box Tutorial
In this codeigniter 4 google autocomplete tutorial I’ll demonstrate you step by step process to integrate google autocomplete in codeigniter 4 project. Pleasae follow the instructions given below:
- Create Codeigniter Project
- CI Error Handling
- Get Google Maps API Key
- Connect to Database
- Create Controller
- Create Route
- Add Autocomplete Widget in View
- Run CI Application
Create Codeigniter Project
First of all we need to create a fresh codeigniter project, download and install codeigniter through composer using following command:
composer create-project codeigniter4/appstarter
CI Error Handling
In this step we will change
display_errors prop’s value to 1 in app/Config/Boot/production.php for error debugging,
Get Google Maps API Key
Now, we need to get Google API key to enable the communication between client and Google server. Now follow the instructions given below to get Google API Key:
- Visit Google Cloud Platform.
- Click on the project dropdown at the top to create the project.
- Click APIs & Services > Credentials.
- Now, click on Create Credentials > API key.
- Copy google API and store in some text file.