I have a form on my web page that includes a postcode. I want to open a new window and display Google Maps with the data from my postcode form. Ideally something like:
Is this something I can do easily?
Just like the Google search you can enter it in the URL as a query, http://maps.google.co.uk/m?q=pr87uu worked perfectly for me. It's a location near Southport, right?
If you're looking to display it as a normal maps page, you'd want to use
But if you're looking to use the data from the page, you should be using the Google Maps API. Doing it by requesting a user-end URL could potentially end up with your server getting banned from making requests.