The Map Locations plugin lets users manage locations and support location finder using Google Maps integration. Updated and tested 2021 Version
The Google Map Locations plugins allows users to place a location, multiple locations, or point of interests on a Google map together with relevant information for this location such as description, images, video, full address, zip code routes and searchable markers.
The Google Maps Location plugin shows all locations are then displayed on a Google map through Google Maps integration. Each location can have it’s unique icon based on the category it belongs to or a specific set for each location using Google Maps navigation.
The interactive plugin shows all locations in a directory using a mapping system which can support several use cases including a store locator system and using multiple maps.
Plugin supports importing and exporting locations, searching locations by zip code or any other relevant information, and embedding a location within any post or page using shortcodes.
Addons and Related Plugins
- Location Manager PeepSo Integration
- Location Manager Anonymous Posting
- CM Route Manager Plugin
- CM Business Directory
Basic Location Plugin Features
- Place a location on a Google map
- Add description and images for each location
- Show all locations on an index page showing one map for all locations
Benefits of Going Pro
- locations index map display – Choose between several display templates to support use cases such as store locator, store list, point of interest and more.
- Import and Export Locations – Import and export locations using an XML format based on the KML scheme.
- Categories – Place locations in categories and assign a unique icon for each category.
- Weather information – Weather information is shown near each location.
- Location Icon – Override location category icon with a unique icon per each specific location.
- Upload Location Icon – Upload your own location icon.
- Images – Images and videos can be added to each location
- Shortcodes – Several shortcodes are supported. Shortcodes can be embedded in posts and show a single location, a map with all locations in a category, and more.
- Tags – Tags can be added to locations and allow filtering of locations
- Search – search by any keywords in location description or title.
- Search by zip / state – search dirwctly using zip or city or state
- Route Manager – Integrates with the Route Manager plugin to show both locations and routes on a joint map.
- Business Directory – Integrates with the Business Directory plugin to show all business as locations on map.
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- Upload the plugin folder to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Add a Google API key.
- Add as many locations as you want. Each will have it’s own location page and will show up on the index map
- There are a handful of other optional preferences available in the dashboard.
Contributors and Developers
“CM Map Locations” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors