Esri Leaflet

Time Ranges

Using time to filter visualized information from a Map Service. Enter dates between 1930 and 1980. More information about Map Services can be found in the L.esri.DynamicMapLayer documentation.

  <meta charset=utf-8 />
  <title>Time Ranges</title>
  <meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />

  <!-- Load Leaflet from CDN-->
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="" />
  <script src=""></script>

  <!-- Load Esri Leaflet from CDN -->
  <script src=""></script>

    body { margin:0; padding:0; }
    #map { position: absolute; top:0; bottom:0; right:0; left:0; }

  #time-ranges {
    position: absolute;
    top: 10px;
    right: 10px;
    z-index: 1000;
    padding: 1em;
    background: white;
  #time-ranges input {
    display: inline-block;
    border: 1px solid #999;
    font-size: 14px;
    border-radius: 4px;
    height: 28px;
    line-height: 28px;
  #time-ranges input[type='submit'] {
    box-sizing: content-box;
    padding: 0 1em;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    color: white;
    background: #5C7DB8;
    border-color: #5C7DB8;

<div id="map"></div>

<div id="time-ranges" class="leaflet-bar">
  <form action="#" id="form">
    <label for="from">
      <input id='from' type="date" value='1930-01-01' name='from'>
    <label for="to">
      <input  id='to' type="date" value='1950-12-31' name='to'>
    <input type="submit" value="Update">

  var timeForm = document.getElementById('form');
  var startTimeInput = document.getElementById('from');
  var endTimeInput = document.getElementById('to');

  var map ='map').setView([37.604,-101.15], 9);


  var oilWells = L.esri.dynamicMapLayer({
    url: '',
    useCors: false,
    layers: [0],
    // for some reason this service in particular sometimes redirects json requests to a bogus IP address
    f: 'image',
    from: new Date(startTimeInput.value),
    to: new Date(endTimeInput.value)

  timeForm.addEventListener('submit', function updateTimeRange(e){
    oilWells.setTimeRange(new Date(startTimeInput.value), new Date(endTimeInput.value));