Google Maps API Simple Async Loading


In doing some page testing on my site using the Google PageSpeed Insights tool I found that on a couple of my pages, one of the things slowing my page loads down was the loading of the Google Maps API.


There are a lot of articles out there talking about a ton of different ways to load the Google Maps API in an asynchronous (async) manner, this basically sums up what I found… Basically the simplest way, that actually works (and a way that didn’t work).
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