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Unofficial Google Maps Shortcode


Unofficial plugin to replicate the Google Maps shortcode function on sites. Useful for users who are migrating from to self hosted sites and want their maps to continue working. This feature is explained at

Main benefits include:

  • Import your posts from without having to edit all your maps.
  • Continue adding maps to posts the way you used to do it.
  • Support for custom width and height settings.


  1. Upload unofficial-wordpresscom-google-maps-shortcode.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use as if you’re using Google Maps in See instructions at Google Maps page.


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Contributors and Developers

“Unofficial Google Maps Shortcode” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


  • (29 Sep 2011) Fixed warning about “Missing argument 2 for flh_wpcomgms_search_map_code()”


  • (31 Aug 2011) First Release.