Map Locations Plugin for WordPress by CreativeMinds

WordPress Multi Location Map – Store Locator Plugin

The WordPress Multi Locations map plugin efficiently manages multiple locations and facilitates a store locator using Google Maps on your WordPress site.
This WordPress interactive map plugin offers on-map tooltip support, location descriptions, zip code search, customized markers, an interactive map, and images for each location.
With this WordPress Map Plugin API support, it allows reporting of the user’s current location and adding temporary locations. The map can also accommodate external layers, themes, polygons, navigation directions, and more.

WordPress Map Multiple Locations and Store Locator in One Plugin

Use the Multi Location WordPress plugin to place multiple store locations or points of interest on a Google Maps.

Display relevant information such as description, images, video, searchable markers, and full address including zip code on the interactive map plugin.


Store Locator WordPress Plugin

With the Multi Location Map Plugin you can create a searchable directory with multiple locations on a single Google Maps.

Every location has its individual page with detailed information and images.

Locations can be searched by zip code, category, name and description

This is a great tool to show your store locator on a Google maps and let customer search and navigate to each

A specific category with related locations can be embedded in any post or page using shortcodes.

Google Maps Showing All Locations
Google Maps Showing All Locations

Why use the WordPress Multi Location Map plugin?

Example Map with Cafes, Restaurants, Banks, Landmarks and Hotels
Example Map with Cafes, Restaurants, Banks, Landmarks and Hotels
List branches of your favorite restaurant, inform visitors about landmarks and tourist spots, create a nightlife guide the best all clubs and bars, or help your local community business thrive.

Each location has its unique icon on the map based on the category. You can also upload new icons to match your page's visual identity.


Map Themes and Tiles

Choose from six themes, ranging from minimalist to fancy. Let users change from map, terrain or satellite view on the spot.

Load external tiles to include additional information from other sources such as Open Street Map or other mapping services.

Create a beautiful map and attract more visitors!

Six Map Locations Themes
Six Map Locations Themes

Versatile Polygons

Create shapes of any colors with polygons
Create shapes of any colors with polygons
Add line, circle and rectangle polygons to your locations.

Create a unique polygon for each location and customize it with its own colors, stroke width and opacity. Choose if users should see an informative tooltip by interacting too.

Mark landmarks, rivers, parks and more with accuracy and style!


Multi Location Map User Dashboard

Invite users to collaborate!

You can choose which user roles can add locations or edit existing map locations.

Each user can have a dashboard that lists all created locations for easy management.

List of User Maps
List of User Maps

Rich Location Pages and Tooltips

Location Page with Additional Details
Location Page with Additional Details
The WordPress map plugin can display the location information in many ways.

Clicking on a location directs to the location page or to a rich tooltip - it's your choice!

The location page shows all information users need. Add photos, videos, tags, categories, formatted text and much more.

It also support automatic adding to each location Waze and Google Drive Directions.


Location Tooltip Information

The location Tooltip aggregate all important information, such as title, address, picture and the description.

This is a handy way to quickly display information if your WordPress multi location plugin has hundreds of locations.

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

Unique Location Icons

Choosing the Icon for Location
Choosing the Icon for Location
Each location can have a unique icon to make it more noticeable on the map.

You can either choose one of the pre-made icons from a huge set of icons or upload your own icon for each location.

You can also choose or upload an icon for a category of locations.

This way users will be able to distinguish locations by the category by looking at their icons.


Filters and Taxonomies

In addition to standard categories which allow you to categorize locations, you can also create multiple custom taxonomies to build a more complex classification system.

You can let users filter locations by any of created by you taxonomy.

Example of Map Filters
Example of Map Filters

ZIP Code and Radius Filter

Search by ZIP In Specified Radius
Search by ZIP In Specified Radius
The WordPress map plugin supports searching for locations in a certain radius around a place with specified ZIP code.

This feature works only within a single country that the admin have pre defined in the settings.

The admin can define the minimum and maximum radius values and the radius steps which the user can choose.


Use the Multi Location Map Plugin to Boost SEO!

Adding locations is a great way to boost Search Engine Optimization and rank higher on Google.

Location pages offer great opportunities for keywords and are smartly linked, so search engines have an easy time crawling them.

Managing the location
Managing the location

Importing and Exporting Locations

Locations Import Screen
Locations Import Screen
Easily transfer locations information with the WordPress map Plugin.

Import and export files with widely-adopted KML format and move the map locations between sites.

You can also CSV files based on a friendly format we included in the WordPress map plugin.

This way you can quickly edit locations using Google Spreadsheet, Excel, and other spreadsheet software.


GDPR-Compliant WordPress Plugin

Add terms of service to first-time users.

They will only be allowed to add locations once they accepted it.

Terms of Service Prompt
Terms of Service Prompt

Add Map Locations From External Apps and Track Users

Add locations to your WordPress map plugin from any website or app. Customize name, description, category and coordinates with REST API.

The ability to post new locations to the REST API requires coding experience.

One tracking users location The WordPress Map Plugin will display all users positions, as well as the user travel path.

Easy External API Set Up

  1. Generate Key – The plugin creates an API key to safely connect third-party apps.
  2. Create Link – Prepare a special URL with all relevant information about the location to be added. Include name, coordinates, website and even image!
  3. Use Link – Add this URL to your APP anywhere: on a button, header, text… It’s up to you!

To learn more, visit: How To – Add Locations From External Services (REST API)


Plugin Integrations

Learn How To Create Locations Community

Using the Location Manager together with the PeepSo Integration add-on allows you to integrate the location management into your own PeepSo social media. Read our guide on how to connect PeepSo to your locations directory: Letting Users Manage Their Locations in PeepSo Profile.

Using Location Manager with the Routes Manager

Using the Location Manager together with the Routes Manager plugin allows you to build a business catalog and show all businesses locations on a unique map together with Google maps locations.

Using Location Manager with the Business Directory

Using the Location Manager together with the Business Directory plugin allows you to combine both routes and trails and custom map locations on a single map.


WordPress Multiple Location Map Plugin Highlights

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


WordPress Multi Location Map Plugin Use Case Examples

  • Ecommerce Store – Easily add multiple physical store locations, customize the location icons, images and description.
  • Business Directory – Create a directory index of businesses with their locations visible on Google Maps.
  • Niche Business – Ideal for showcasing locations on Google Maps in a structured and stylized way.
  • User Aggregated Directory – Increase engagement by letting users post locations and content. The admin edits the content before approving and publishing the submissions.


WordPress Multi Location Map Plugin Related Use Case Tutorials


WordPress Multi Location Map Plugin Additional Resources

Location Manager Plugin Features

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

Basic Features

Place locations on a Google Maps

Place locations on a Google Maps

Display locations on Google Terrain, Satellite or regular Map layout.

Detailed location description

Detailed location description

Each location can have a detailed description which can include an address and contact information such as website, phone, and email. Location description can show up as a tooltip and also as a seperate landing page.

Images and videos

Images and videos

Images and videos can be added to each location landing page.

Display Templates

Display Templates

Choose between several display templates to support use cases such as a store locator, store list, store map, point of interest and more.

Access control

Set which role can create or view locations.

Translate text labels

Easily modify all text labels and messages in the plugin settings.

Location Index

Location 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.

Adding a Location Interface

Adding a Location Interface

The interface for adding location includes a search bar for finding the location, the geolocation detection button and tools for drawing polygon shapes.

User Dashboard

User Dashboard

Allow user to see all their posted locations in a dashboard. Let him add new locations or control the status of existing.

Star Rating

Star Rating

Locations can be displayed with a star rating widget which users can use to rate each location.

Moderation and Notifications

Let admin moderate user location postings. Send notification to admin when a new location is posted and waiting for moderation. The user receives a notification when location posting is accepted.

RTL support

Supports right-to-left languages.

Map Features

Tiles/Layers

Tiles/Layers

Show traffic cycle, transport and more information with additional layers on top of the map via tiles from OSM (OpenStreetMap) or any other service.

Polygon Shapes

Polygon Shapes

Add lines, rectangle or circle shapes to your locations and mark large areas. Customize look and feel.

Show User Location on Map

Show User Location on Map

Let users share their geolocation and display it on a map in real time.

Supports Google Maps navigation

Supports Google Maps navigation

User current location while using a mobile app can be shown on the custom map along the marked location. User can request for navigation information to the location if available.

Tooltips

Tooltips

Users can add tooltips to the map for each location and can determine the amount of information displayed in the map tooltip. If enabled, tooltips will automatically display once a location loads.

Waze and Google Directions support

Waze and Google Directions support

This feature allows to automatically add links to Waze and Google directions for each location that you create.

Six Themes

Six Themes

Six themes including basic, retro, night and fancy themes.

Temporary Locations and Polygons

Temporary Locations and Polygons

The plugin allows to create temporary locations and polygons. These locations and polygons will be visible on the index map for the specific period of time.

Store temporary locations over time

Store temporary locations over time

Temporary locations and polygons can be found later by users using name, type, date and time filters.

Add Locations From External Apps

Add Locations From External Apps

Create locations directly from other sites or mobile apps with the REST API support.

Location Icon

Location Icon

Override location category icon with a unique icon per each specific location or upload your own icon. You can also extend the icons preset with custom icons.

Weather information

Weather information

Weather information is shown near each location.

Taxonomies and Filters

Search

Search

Searching locations supports: description, zip code, addresses and locations name.

Categories

Categories

Place locations in categories and assign a unique icon for each category. Filter and display locations by category.

Taxonomies

Taxonomies

Each location can be indexed under several taxonomies such as location type. Locations can be filtered using taxonomies.

Search by Radius

Search by Radius

Support searching for locations using a radius from a postal code in any country. Can also use the web browser’s geolocation API.

Tags

Tags

Tags can be added to locations and allow filtering of locations by tag.

Tools

Shortcodes

Shortcodes

Several shortcodes are supported. Shortcodes can be embedded in posts and show a single location, a unique map with all locations in a category, and more.

Import and Export Locations

Import and Export Locations

Import and export locations using KML, GPX or CSV format.

Widgets

Widgets

The plugin has a set of useful widgets.

GDPR Compliant

GDPR Compliant

Provides tools that let users have full control over their data, assisting the admin with data regulations compliance.

Add-ons and Integrations

Locations Anonymous Posting Add-on

Locations Anonymous Posting Add-on

Locations Anonymous Posting add-on lets anonymous users suggest new locations! Comes with moderation and security features to make your map even more social. Supports reCAPTCHA and a Terms of Service page.

Locations Business Hours Add-on

Locations Business Hours Add-on

Locations Business Hours add-on allows business owner to indicate daily business open and close hours. Display ‘Open Now’ status on search results.

User Location Add-on

User Location Add-on

User Location add-on lets multiple users send their location, which will be displayed on a Google Maps. Uses the HTML5 Geolocation API, allowing even guests users to leave the browser open and send location multiple times.

Locations Custom Fields Add-on

Locations Custom Fields Add-on

Locations Custom Fields add-on allows to add single-line fields, multi-line areas or 5-grade scales as custom fields to input all kinds of different of information. Add ‘Service’, ‘Price’, and ‘My Impressions’ and much more to locations.

Locations PeepSo Integration Add-on

Locations PeepSo Integration Add-on

Locations PeepSo Integration add-on adds the ability for PeepSo community members to create and discuss map locations and point of interest. The admin can moderate locations before they appear.

Maps Routes Manager Plugin

Maps Routes Manager Plugin

Integrates with the Maps Routes Manager plugin to show both locations and routes on a joint custom map.

Location Manager Plans and Pricing

PLANSEssentialAdvancedUltimate
Price includes 1 year support/updates. Manual renewal with 40% discount, not a subscription $59 $89 $149
Number of Websites / License Activations 1310
BASIC FEATURES
Place Locations on Google maps IncludedIncludedIncluded
Add description and images to each location IncludedIncludedIncluded
Show all locations on a unique map IncludedIncludedIncluded
User Dashboard IncludedIncludedIncluded
Option to share location map IncludedIncludedIncluded
Polygon support IncludedIncludedIncluded
Track users location IncludedIncludedIncluded
Create location based on user location IncludedIncludedIncluded
Waze and Google Directions support IncludedIncludedIncluded
Temporary locations and polygons IncludedIncludedIncluded
APPEARANCE FEATURES
Images and video IncludedIncludedIncluded
Location Page display templates IncludedIncludedIncluded
Set icon per each location IncludedIncludedIncluded
Six Themes IncludedIncludedIncluded
Tiles/Layers support IncludedIncludedIncluded
TAXONOMIES AND FILTERS
Categories Support IncludedIncludedIncluded
Tags Support IncludedIncludedIncluded
Taxonomies and category filtering IncludedIncludedIncluded
Search location using zip, radius and text IncludedIncludedIncluded
TOOLS
Import and export from CSV/KML/GPX IncludedIncludedIncluded
API Support IncludedIncludedIncluded
Shortcodes support IncludedIncludedIncluded
Widgets support IncludedIncludedIncluded
Weather information IncludedIncludedIncluded
Disclaimer IncludedIncludedIncluded
RTL support IncludedIncludedIncluded
ADMIN FEATURES
Customize Labels IncludedIncludedIncluded
Access Control IncludedIncludedIncluded
Location moderation and notifications IncludedIncludedIncluded
INTEGRATIONS
CM Reviews Integration IncludedIncludedIncluded
ADD-ONS
Routes Manager plugin Not includedIncludedIncluded
PeepSo integration addons Not includedNot includedIncluded
Locations Custom fields addon Not includedNot includedIncluded
Location anonymous posting Not includedNot includedIncluded
Location Business Hours Not includedNot includedIncluded
User Location Not includedNot includedIncluded
SUPPORT
Product Knowledge Base Included Included Included
Priority email support Included Included Included
Product updates Included Included Included
PLANSEssentialAdvancedUltimate
Number of Websites / License Activations 1310
Price includes 1 year support/updates. Manual renewal with 40% discount, not a subscription $59 $89 $149

Location Manager 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

Location Manager Related Plugins

Location Manager Frequently Asked Questions

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

How many locations can be added to the plugin?

The number of locations that can be added is unlimited. We have created several display templates to support the display of a large number of locations on a map allowing users to easily point to the desired location

Can I import locations into the plugin?

Yes. It is possible to import locations from KML or GPX files. If you need to import many locations at once it is possible to do this with a CSV file with information about each location and coordinates. See this documentation article for a more detailed explanation of how it works.

Can I move all my locations from one site to another?

Yes. We have a built-in import and export solution which support moving the locations from one site to another.

How many images can be added in each location?

There is no limit to the amount of images which can be included in the location description. You can also add video clips.

Is it possible to replace the pointers / icons for locations?

Yes it is. The default pointers can be changed for different ones that are included with the plugin. Alternatively, you can import your own as image files to use. This works for Icons too, if you have custom icons you would like to appear above certain locations.

Can site visitors search for map locations using postcode / zip code?

Yes, we have made it possible for your visitors to search using zip codes. This feature needs to be enabled in the Plugin settings CM Map Locations Pro → Settings → Appearance. For more details on setting this up and using it see the documentation article.

Can I add overlays such as tiles or polygons to my maps?

Yes to both. You can add tiles, which present an extra layer of information such as traffic, and draw polygons, that show a specific shape for each location..

Learn more: CM Map Locations (CMML) – How To – Add Tiles/Layers To Maps and CM Map Locations (CMML) – How To – Add Polygons To Map.

Can I add locations from other sources or apps?

Yes. This is done via a simple API integration. You build a special link with the location information and add it to your app of choice.

Learn more: CM Map Locations (CMML) – How To – Add Locations From External Services (REST API).

Is this store locator plugin free?

It comes in four plans: Free, Pro, Advanced and Ultimate. Paid versions come with 1 year of support and updates.

The free plan has limited features: it allows you to place locations on Google Maps, add description and images to each location and show all routes on a unique map. It’s missing translatable labels, weather information, import and export, templates, moderation and more.

Check the pricing tab for more information.

You can download the free version from WordPress.org.

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