Translate Features

Example of a translate features interaction.

This example demonstrates how the translate and select interactions can be used together. Zoom in to an area of interest and click to select a feature. Then drag the feature around to move it elsewhere on the map.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Translate Features</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css">
    <!-- The line below is only needed for old environments like Internet Explorer and Android 4.x -->
    <script src=",Element.prototype.classList,URL"></script>

    <div id="map" class="map"></div>
      import Map from 'ol/Map.js';
      import View from 'ol/View.js';
      import GeoJSON from 'ol/format/GeoJSON.js';
      import {defaults as defaultInteractions, Select, Translate} from 'ol/interaction.js';
      import {Tile as TileLayer, Vector as VectorLayer} from 'ol/layer.js';
      import OSM from 'ol/source/OSM.js';
      import VectorSource from 'ol/source/Vector.js';

      var raster = new TileLayer({
        source: new OSM()

      var vector = new VectorLayer({
        source: new VectorSource({
          url: 'data/geojson/countries.geojson',
          format: new GeoJSON()

      var select = new Select();

      var translate = new Translate({
        features: select.getFeatures()

      var map = new Map({
        interactions: defaultInteractions().extend([select, translate]),
        layers: [raster, vector],
        target: 'map',
        view: new View({
          center: [0, 0],
          zoom: 2