I defined a simple block on my module, using the following code.

function visita_virtual_block_view($delta = '') {
  switch ($delta) {
    case 'mapa':
      $path = drupal_get_path('module','visita_virtual');
      $block['subject'] = t('google maps');
      $block['content'] = visita_virtual_mapa_content();
      return $block;

That returns a simple div with an specific id, wich will allow me to alter it later through the usage of the google maps api. For that I defined my 'visitavirtual.js' file, and inside of it I declared the Drupal behavior. That function is supposed to get executed when the whole page is loaded, since it'as a wrapper of the JQuery ready function.

  Drupal.behaviours.visita_virtual = {
    attach: function(context,settings) {
      alert('Entered the init function');
      var latlng = new google.maps.LatLng(-34.397, 150.644);
      var myOptions = {
        zoom: 8,
        center: latlng,
        mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.ROADMAP

      var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map_canvas"),myOptions);

However, that code is not executed; I can't even see the alert window. What am I doing wrong?

1 Answer 1


Lol, it was a silly typo, Sorry. First it's behaviors not behaviours and then the namespace is jQuery not JQuery. Hard to find them on the IDE since it's valid javascript after all.

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