- Address geocoding, also known as forward geocoding, is the process of converting text for an address to a complete address with a location.
- Place geocoding is the process of searching for addresses for businesses, administrative locations, and geographic features.
- Reverse geocoding is the process of converting a point to an address or place.
- Batch geocoding, also known as bulk geocoding, is the process of converting a list of addresses or place names to a set of complete addresses with locations.
To perform geocoding operations, use the Search widget or locator. The Directions widget also uses the Search widget for geocoding or reverse geocoding. Additionally, the Search widget can use a geocoding service or a layer as its source.
Introduction to geocoding
Introduction to geocoding.
Search widget with multiple sources
Search widget with multiple sources sample.