DLBA main
DLBA features

Project Details

Client: Downtown Leesburg Business Association
Date: October 1, 2016
Skills: Web Design, Development, Graphic Design
View: http://leesburgflmainst.com

Project Description

Earlier in the year, I had joined the Downtown Leesburg Business Association. It’s a great little organization with a goal of bringing life to the Downtown area and increasing commerce and activity. Hoping to impress the members, I volunteered to design their website free of charge, as well as design a map of the downtown area.

Their old website just wasn’t cutting it for them anymore, so they wanted something more modern and stylish. Well, that’s my specialty! They had a few special needs, such as letting people download applications and a page with a map of downtown. I fulfilled all those needs, plus so much more!

The Interactive Map

I had just finished the completely custom Downtown Leesburg Map, and it needed to be embedded into the website! I could have simply uploaded a picture and listed the locations underneath, but that’s too simple for me! Instead, I developed a custom solution to use the background of the map and then place pin markers that someone could hover their mouse over for more information. I also made sure that this advanced map worked great on mobile, as I knew that would be where it was used the most.

Hovering over a pin marker would show a tooltip of the business name. Clicking on the marker would bring up a popup window with more information. Since this was for the DLBA, I built in the ability for DLBA members to have special enhanced listings on the map. They could show their hours, links to their websites and social media, as well as a gallery of images!

DLBA map

Like What You See?

Subscribe to the Twisted Newsletter

All the cool kids are doing it! You don't want to be that one loser who isn't getting updates on all the latest tips and tricks from Twisted Jackal, do you?


Aww yeah! You've successfully subscribed! *highfive*

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This