Markers as text labels

Show the titles of markers as the markers themselves

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset=utf-8 />
<title>Markers as text labels</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.0.1/mapbox.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/v3.0.1/mapbox.css' rel='stylesheet' />
<style>
  body { margin:0; padding:0; }
  #map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id='map'></div>

<script>
L.mapbox.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = L.mapbox.map('map', 'mapbox.satellite')
    .setView([38.89399, -77.03659], 13);

map.tileLayer.setOpacity(0.2);

var gj = L.geoJson(null, {
    pointToLayer: function(feature, ll) {
        return L.marker(ll, {
            icon: L.divIcon({
                className: 'label',
                html: feature.properties.title,
                iconSize: [100, 40]
            })
        });
    }
}).addTo(map);

L.mapbox.featureLayer('mapbox.dc-markers')
    .on('ready', function(e) {
        gj.addData(this.getGeoJSON());
    });
</script>
to create your own custom map and use it in this example.
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