W3C Recommendation 8 November (GitHub reference added 31 This document is an edited version of the Geolocation API Conformance requirements - Introduction - Security and privacy - API Description. Who's doing the work? W3C Geolocation Working Group; the editor for the spec works for Google; Google Gears has already shipped with support for the API. Note: As of Chrome 50, the Geolocation API will only work on secure contexts such as HTTPS. If your site is hosted on an non-secure origin (such as HTTP) the Save to Google Drive - HTML5 Drag and Drop - Google Map Script.
The W3C Geolocation API is an effort by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to standardize an interface to retrieve the geographical location information for Deployment in web - Location Sources - Implementation. The Geolocation API defines a high-level interface to location information associated only with the device hosting the implementation, such as latitude and . The Geolocation API allows the user to provide their location to web applications if they so desire. For privacy reasons, the user is asked for.