From now on maps can be viewed in a cool 3D globe which makes zooming and panning more intuitive. The new view mode is optional. You can switch between 3D and Standard by clicking on the “3D” button. Of course users can define the initial mode for each of their map individually. A globe only […]

GLOTTER is now available in dark mode

GLOTTER’s design has been updated to support a dark color scheme. This special “dark mode” will be activated automatically based on user preferences in the browser settings. Of course it can also be en-/disabled manually via the dropdown menu. Whether the dark mode has advantages is a matter of taste and one can argue about […]

Relaunching a new

Just in time for the 12th birthday GLOTTER received an entire refactoring. We can even call it a complete new modification which makes GLOTTER ready for the future. Mobile First. During the development the increased mobile use* has been considered. *Desktop users have been overtaken by Mobile users (mobile phones und tablets) which represent about […]

GLOTTER ❤️ Mapbox

GLOTTER has received a major Update recently. The Google Maps API has been replaced by the new Mapbox GL API. What are the advantages of Mapbox GL? Mapbox is a Mapping Software Provider which has specialized in Web mapping and provides/supports OpenSource software The maps are rendered in WebGL Better user experience, higher resolution and anti-aliased fontstyles The camera […]

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy changes on GLOTTER

The GLOTTER community has grown a lot since the last update of the legal information in 2012 and it was about time to revise the rules in order to comply with new/upcoming laws and regulations. Here are some key updates we have performed and which will be effective to all users on March 08, 2018 The […]

10 000 000

GLOTTER recently recorded it’s 10 millionth view of a Map entry. That’s a satisfying milestone and at the same time confirmation for the hard work that’s involved in operating and enhancing a Web Community.

Happy 9th Birthday GLOTTER!

GLOTTER is getting 9 years old today and we are approaching the 10.000.000 Map Views rapidly. This year’s obligatory Birthday Update includes Several Frontend modifications Technical adaptions As announced a year ago, the Google Earth features had to be removed because the API has been deprecated by Google recently Even if old Internet Explorer browsers didn’t play a major role in the stats anymore, the Support has been dropped


A cool GLOTTER Redesign with a brand new interface has been rolled out on the Mobile as well as on the Desktop version. Unfortunately there is also a rather sad announcement on two of our Services. Since the Google Earth API and the Weather library have been deprecated by Google we have to remove both […]

Happy 8th Birthday GLOTTER!

Exactly 8 years ago GLOTTER went live. Since then more than 8,180,000 single map views have been recorded. That’s on average more than 1 Million map clicks per year and is a great success story for us. The All time favourite map is Two & a half Men filming location which was added on Dec […]