Place the geocoder input outside the map

Use the mapbox-gl-geocoder control to search for places using Mapbox Geocoding API attached to an element outside the map.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <meta charset='utf-8' />
    <title>Place the geocoder input outside the map</title>
    <meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
    <script src='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.45.0/mapbox-gl.js'></script>
    <link href='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.45.0/mapbox-gl.css' rel='stylesheet' />
    <style>
        body { margin:0; padding:0; }
        #map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
    </style>
</head>
<body>

<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v2.2.0/mapbox-gl-geocoder.min.js'></script>
<link rel='stylesheet' href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v2.2.0/mapbox-gl-geocoder.css' type='text/css' />
<style>
    .geocoder {
        position:absolute;
        z-index:1;
        width:50%;
        left:50%;
        margin-left:-25%;
        top:20px;
    }
    .mapboxgl-ctrl-geocoder { min-width:100%; }
</style>
<div id='map'></div>
<div id='geocoder' class='geocoder'></div>

<script>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
    container: 'map',
    style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v9',
    center: [-79.4512, 43.6568],
    zoom: 13
});

var geocoder = new MapboxGeocoder({
    accessToken: mapboxgl.accessToken
});

document.getElementById('geocoder').appendChild(geocoder.onAdd(map));
</script>

</body>
</html>
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