This app is for submitting data for the
Kern Valley Maps App and Kern Valley Guide App. Please fill out the form with the name, address, GPS coodinates, and other information.
What exactly is this?
is an open data source containing extensive information on places (businesses,
landmarks, mountains, towns, etc.) in and around the Kern River Valley.This data is
used in serveral
KRV Places data
Projects, and is open source and freely available for public use.
Click here to get started
For detailed documentation on each type, please see the official documentation for each type:
Where do I submit data?
A: nswer Upon clicking
Submit on the form, you will be given several options for submitting data. This includes a direct submission of the data, creating an issue on GitHub (account required), or sharing through email or any supported app or service. The generated data is also copied to your clipboard if supported.
What is this data used for?
A: nswer This data is used for KRV Maps, KRV Guide, serveral other web apps, and is also open source and freely available to the public.
Is there any other way to submit data?
A: nswer If you are familiar with
YAML and GitHub, you may fork
kernvalley/places, make changes, and submit a Pull Request.
Note: all submited place data MUST be valid
MUST match the spec, and MUST pass the test on Google's Rich Results Test.
Is there any other use for this?
Aside from adding a place or business to KRV Maps, KRV Guide, and any other app or site that utilizes the data, this data is also useful to local business owners and webmasters, as it is what is expected by Google and other Search Engines for
Rich Results for
. Local Businesses
If you run a website for the local business, you may add the following code to the website, replacing the example data (
between the ) with what is copied to your clipboard and/or saved to a file.
"name": "Your Business",
I am a developer and want to use this data. Where do I start?
A: nswer The best way to start using the KernValley Places data in your project is by copying the data locally via:
git submodule add https://github.com/kernvalley/places.git destination/directory
to learn more.
Git - Submodules
Please copy the following: