I am zooming to the extent of a set of geoJSONs collected in a FeatureGroup with this call:


...I would like to extend the extent a bit; as it is the extent is right on the edge of the geoJSON.

Is there a way to do this? I am new to Leaflet (I am more familiar with the ArcGIS JS API, where i would use:


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Leaflet's map.fitBounds has an option padding which you can use like so:

map.fitBounds(polygon.getBounds(), { padding:[50,50] } );

JSFiddle demo: http://jsfiddle.net/1vjqjx6h/

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