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    The Geolocation.getCurrentPosition() method is used to get the current position of the device.

    Syntax

    navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(success, error, options)

    Parameters

    success
    A callback function that takes a Position object as its sole input parameter.
    error Optional
    An optional callback function that takes a PositionError object as its sole input parameter.
    options Optional
    An optional PositionOptions object.

    Example

    var options = {
      enableHighAccuracy: true,
      timeout: 5000,
      maximumAge: 0
    };
    
    function success(pos) {
      var crd = pos.coords;
    
      console.log('Your current position is:');
      console.log('Latitude : ' + crd.latitude);
      console.log('Longitude: ' + crd.longitude);
      console.log('More or less ' + crd.accuracy + ' meters.');
    };
    
    function error(err) {
      console.warn('ERROR(' + err.code + '): ' + err.message);
    };
    
    navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(success, error, options);
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    Geolocation API Recommendation Initial specification.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 5 3.5 (1.9.1) 9 10.60
    Removed in 15.0
    Reintroduced in 16.0
    5
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? ? 4.0 (4) ? 10.60 ?

    See also

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