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Google Map Locations Plugin for WordPress by CreativeMinds

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The Google Maps locations plugin manages locations and supports location finder using Google Maps.

This maps plugin includes on map tooltip support, location description, zip search, customized markers, interactive map and images for each location.

Google Maps Locations Plugin Description

The Google Maps Locations plugin allows users to place a location or point of interest on a Google map together with relevant information for this location such as description, images, video, searchable markers, and full address including zip code.

Showing Locations on a Google Map

This WordPress Google Maps plugin displays all locations on a Google map as well as a separate map for each location on the location detailed information page.

Maps with locations can be embedded within any post or page using shortcodes.

Google Map Showing All Locations
Google Map Showing All Locations

Customize WordPress Location Finder Icons Based on Location Category or make them Specific for each Location

Selecting Map Location Icon

The Maps plugin allows each location to have it's unique icon based on the category it belongs to or a specifically set icon for a specific location using Google Maps navigation icons or your own uploaded icon.
Showing Unique Icon for Each Location Type
Showing Unique Icon for Each Location Type

Support Store Locator, Restaurant Guide, Mapping and more

Location Finder Support

The interactive WordPress mapping plugin supports location finder, shows all locations in a directory using a mapping system.

It can support several use cases including a store locator system, point of interest exploration, restaurant guide, schools atlas and more.

Showing a Tooltip on Map with Store Location and Information
Showing a Tooltip on Map with Store Location and Information

Searching map locations can be done by zip code or any other relevant filters which are set by admin.

Importing and Exporting Locations for the WordPress Mapping Plugin

The Google maps location finder plugin supports importing and exporting map locations.

You can import and export from KML format and move the map locations between sites . You can also import from a csv file based on a specific format we included in the plugin

Showing Location Information On the Maps WordPress Plugin

Single Location Information

The maps WordPress plugin can display the location information in many ways. It can show a popup info box when clicking on the map markers or it can take user to the location page where you can place additional information including images. It can also do a combination of both based on the plugin settings.
Post Showing Location with Additional Details
Post Showing Location with Additional Details

Using WordPress Google Maps Location Manager Plugin

  • Google Maps Mapping – Use Google Maps integration and Google Maps navigation to place your location
  • Map with all Available Locations – Show an interactive map with all locations each having its own icon
  • Advanced Search Support – Search map locations by keywords, zip, address or browse by categories
  • Store Locater Solution – Use our interactive map plugin as a store location solution
  • Search by Distance – Search by distance from a zip code to show all relevant location

Using with the Google Maps Routes Manager

Using the location manager together with the routes manager plugin allows you to build a business catalog and show all businesses location on a map together with Google map locations.

Using with the Business Directory with the Maps Plugin

Using the location manager together with the business directory plugin allows you to combine both routes and trails and map locations on a signle map.

Location Manager Localization and Supported Languages

Locations Map Localization

All frontend labels can be easily changed to any language so the user interface will speak your language. This also includes adjusting the terms used to match your use case.
Location Plugin Labels Settings
Location Plugin Labels Settings

Location Manager Additional Plugin Resources

Google Map Locations Plugin Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.

Place a location on a Google MapPlace a location on a Google Map – Plugin use Google Maps as the base for placing location marks. You can choose to display the location on Google Terrain, Satellite or regular Map layout.
Location ImagesLocation Images – Each location can have several images together with a detailed description.
Location IndexLocation Index – All locations can be displayed in an index page listing all available locations. Locations can be filtered by several parameters. Index page includes both a map with all available locations and a textual list.
Supports Google Maps navigationSupports Google Maps navigation – User current location while using a mobile app can be shown on the map along the marked location. User can request for navigation information to the location if available.
Display TemplatesDisplay Templates – Choose between several display templates to support use cases such as store locator, store list, point of interest and more.
Import and Export LocationsImport and Export Locations – Import and export locations using KML, GPX or CSV format.
CategoriesCategories – Place locations in categories and assign a unique icon for each category. Filter and display locations by category.
Location IconLocation Icon – Override location category icon with a unique icon per each specific location or upload your own icon.
Images and videosImages and videos – Images and videos can be added to each location.
ShortcodesShortcodes – 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.
TagsTags – Tags can be added to locations and allow filtering of locations by tag.
SearchSearch – Searching locations supports: description, zip code, address and locations name.
Search by RadiusSearch by Radius – Support for searching a defined radius from a postal code in any country. Can use the web browser’s geolocation API.
Access controlAccess control – Set which role can create or view locations.
Translate text labelsTranslate text labels – Easily modify all text labels and messages in the plugin settings.
User DashboardUser Dashboard – Allow user to see all their posted location in a dashboard. Let him add new locations or control the status of existing.
Moderation and NotificationsModeration and Notifications – Let admin moderate user location postings. Send notification to admin when a new location is posted and waiting for moderation. User recieve a notification when location posting is accepted.
Weather informationWeather information – Weather information is shown near each location.
Maps Routes integrationMaps Routes integration – Integrates with the CM Maps Routes Manager plugin to show both locations and routes on a joint map.
Business Directory integrationBusiness Directory integration – Integrates with the CM Maps Routes Manager plugin to show both locations and routes on a joint map.

Map Location Manager Editions and Pricing

FeatureBasicProDeluxeUltimate
Free$39$59 $99
Place Locations on Google mapIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Add description and images to each locationIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Show all routes on a mapIncludedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Location display templates Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Import and export from CSV/KML/GPX Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Categories Support Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Tags Support Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Search location using zip, radius and text Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Shortcodes support Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Weather information Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Customize Labels Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Access Control Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Set icon per each location Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Location moderation and notifications Not includedIncludedIncludedIncluded
Routes Manager plugin includedNot includedNot includedIncludedIncluded
PeepSo integration addons included (routes+locations)Not includedNot includedNot includedIncluded
Routes Custom fields addon includedNot includedNot includedNot includedIncluded
Free$39$59 $99

Map Locations Glossary Additional Addons and Modules

The following is a list of additional modules and addons which can be installed together with the Map Locations plugin to provide additional functionality

CM Map Locations PeepSo Integration Addon$29.00Add to Cart
Integrates the locations manager plugin with PeepSo social network. This plugin adds the ability for PeepSo community members to create and discuss map locations and point of interest. Administrator can moderate locations before they appear

Location Manager Related Plugins

CM Maps Routes Manager$39.00Add to Cart
Draw map routes and generate a catalog of routes and trails with points of interest using Google maps.
CM Business Directory Pro$39.00Add to Cart
Build online business directory. Let WordPress users post and manage listings. Includes payment support.
CM Answers Pro$39.00Add to Cart
Mobile responsive discussion forum that allow members to post questions, answers and comment. The Best WordPress Q&A module!

Map Locations Frequently Asked Questions

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.

Still have questions? Send us a message and we will reply within 24 hours.

 

 

Map Locations Demo

View of all locations – You can search by keywords or filter by categories
Single location description and map – Includes all related information relevant to the locations including address, zip code, images, video, description and also weather information
Using shortcodes– Using a shortcode to display both locations and routes of a specific category
2016-02-23_13-10-12Using shortcodes– Using a shortcode to display a map with all businesses together with the CM Business Directory

Customers using the Map Location Manager

Map Locations Manager Video Library

Map Location Manager Plugin for WordPress IntroductionMap Location Manager Plugin for WordPr
Map Routes Manager Plugin for WordPress

Map Locations Image Gallery

Location Details Page

Location Details Page

Version 1.7.3 25th Sep 2017

  • Fixed typo in labels.
  • Changes related to new addon: anonymous locations posting.

Version 1.7.2 3rd Sep 2017

  • Changes related to the Business Directory integration: added the zip code radius filter.

Version 1.7.1 11th July 2017

  • Fixed CSS issue in the index page layout.

Version 1.7.0 6th June 2017

  • Added shortcode information: my-locations-table
  • Introducing new image upload method that doesn’t require Media Library access nor upload_files capability from the regular users.
  • Added option to prevent mouse scrolling on the map until user click it.

Version 1.6.2 6th June 2017

  • Updated licensing package.
  • Changes related to the PeepSo addon.

Version 1.6.1 25th April 2017

  • Fixed filtering by author in a map shortcode.

Version 1.6.0 13th April 2017

  • Added moderation and notifications features.
  • Added media library access option.
  • Added option to choose the location’s icon size.
  • Added option for the location title label.
  • Added new shortcode: my-locations-table
  • Closing info window when escape key pressed.
  • New organization of the settings page tabs.
  • Changes related with the Peepso integration addon.

Version 1.5.0 6th April 2017

  • Added new parameters for the map shortcodes: mapwidth, mapheight, width.
  • CSS improvements.

Version 1.4.1 30th March 2017

  • Fixed issue with the geolocation timeout.

Version 1.4.0 14th March 2017

  • Added option to not embed the Google API to avoid conflicts with the Geodirectory.
  • Added markers clustering for index map.
  • Added API configuration check button.

Version 1.3.4 24th Jan 2017

  • Fixed remote connections issue.

Version 1.3.3 9th Jan 2017

  • Fixed PHP error.

Version 1.3.2 26th Oct 2016

  • Fixed issue with importing CSV file.
  • Added new column to the CSV file to import the categories list.

Version 1.3.1 30th Sep 2016

  • Performance optimization improvements

Version 1.3.0 30th Aug 2016

  • Added searching by ZIP code with a radius parameter on the index page.
  • Added an option to use the web browser’s geolocation API to search by the ZIP code.
  • Added an option to change the default location marker icon.
  • Fixed a JS error.

Version 1.2.5 27th July 2016

  • Updated licensing api support..

Version 1.2.4 20th June 2016

  • Fixed bug with inserting images to the location.

Version 1.2.3 15th June 2016

  • Added option to show current user’s location using the browser’s Geolocation API.
  • Added new parameters for the cmmrm-cmloc-common-map: path=1 and categoryfilter=1.
  • Fixed CM Business Directory map shortcode.

Version 1.2.2 8th June 2016

  • Fix bug in integration with the business directory

Version 1.2.1 3rd June 2016

  • Fixed issue with including page templates from child theme.
  • Fixed issue with map not being displayed on the edit page.

Version 1.2.0 2nd June 2016

  • Added CSV import feature.

Version 1.1.2 1st June 2016

  • Added option to show map on the index page for CM Business Directory Pro plugin.

Version 1.1.1 25th May 2016

  • Added option to change the default map type: roadmap, satellite, terrain, hybrid.
  • Added option to set the custom map icon URL for the CM Business Directory Pro plugin categories.
  • Display adjustments.

Version 1.1.0 24th May 2016

  • Fixed bug with pagination
  • Fixed licensing dashboard

Version 1.0.18 19th April 2016

  • Fixed PHP error.
  • Fixed is_home issue.
  • Fixed settings issue.

Version 1.0.19 28th April 2016

  • Fixed settings issue.
  • Fixed issue with adding image to location.
  • Fixed PHP bug.
  • Fixed is_home issue for some themes.

Version 1.0.17 13th April 2016

  • Fixed issues related to new WordPress version 4.5

Version 1.0.16 5th April 2016

  • Added support for phone number
  • Added support for location website address

Version 1.0.15 20th March 2016

  • Updated licensing api support.

Version 1.0.14 1th Mar 2016

  • Fixed the licensing issue causing the AJAX didn’t work.

Version 1.0.13 7th Mar 2016

  • Added option to use rich text editor or simple editor for the location description.

Version 1.0.12 3rd Mar 2016

  • Added search by zip and state

Version 1.0.10 01th Mar 2016

  • Fixed bug after last version preventing map from showing

Version 1.0.8 25th Feb 2016

  • Added automatic updates from plugin dashboard
  • Replaced plugin admin interface including license activation and userguide

Version 1.0.4 22nd Feb 2016

  • Integration with CM Business Directory.
  • Added new shortcode cmloc-business.
  • Added user uploaded icons per location.

Version 1.0.3 25th Jan 2016

  • Added new parameters to the map shortcode. Made category param optional.
  • Displaying paginated locations list in the map shortcode.
  • Updated licensing api support.

Version 1.0.2 24th December 2015

  • Added option to choose page template for the front-end.
  • Added option to change the index page ordering.
  • Added option to include location description in the tooltip.
  • Added option to show tooltip when clicking on the list.

Version 1.0.1 24th November 2015

  • Added notification when widget is not placed in sidebar
  • Added notification when Google API key is not set

Plugin First Release 18th November 2015