CM Routes Manager BuddyPress Add-on for WordPress by CreativeMinds

Routes Manager BuddyPress Addon for WordPress

Let BuddyPress community members create, show and discuss routes, point of interest and hikes. The administrator can moderate routes before they are posted.
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WordPress Version
5.4.0 or Higher
Tested up to
WordPress 6.4.X
LAST UPDATED
August 14, 2023
PHP
5.7 - 8.2.X
VERSION
1.0.8

Routes Manager BuddyPress AddOn Description

The CM Routes BuddyPress AddOn for WordPress supports adding a routes dashboard to the BuddyPress user profile. The dashboard lets users post their own routes and manage them.

Routes Manager is considered the best routes and trails manager plugin for WordPress and once integrated with BuddyPress adds the ability to share Google maps with trail drawings and additional information within the community.


Members Posted Routes

Each BuddyPress community member can post new routes which includes images, videos, textual description of the route and of course an Interactive Google map showing the exact route trail on the map.

Once a user posts a route, a new feed describing the route appears in his activity tab.

The admin can also moderate routes before they are posted.

Profile page with posted routes
Profile page with posted routes

Routes Manager – BuddyPress Integration Related Use Case


Routes Manager – BuddyPress Integration AddOn Prerequisite Plugin

The CM Map Routes pro plugin is required to use this add-on.

Routes Manager – BuddyPress Integration AddOn Features

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

Routes Dashboard – Add a tab to each user BuddyPress profile page which lets them control their routes and add new routes. This tab is visible only to the user
Published Routes – Add a tab to each user BuddyPress profile including all the routes they have published, along with a map showing the location of each route. This tab is visible to everyone
Feed Update – User activity is automatically updated with information regarding new routes
User Widget – BuddyPress user widget includes links to user profile routes tab

Routes Manager – BuddyPress Image Gallery

Routes Manager – BuddyPress Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any way to alter the way that the Routes appear on users profiles?

Yes, there are several appearance options for Routes manager within BuddyPress profiles.

  • Some appearance options include.
  • Whether or not to display parameters for routes.
  • Whether to show the first image or the thumbnail for the route feature image.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Is there any sort of notice for other members when a new route is posted?

Yes. It’s possible to enable and disable BuddyPress activity posts when a new route is added through the add-on. This is done through the plugin settings.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Can the BuddyPress activity posts for newly submitted routes be customized?

Yes. The automatically published activity posts can be modified to your liking through the template, this is done through the plugin settings.

Not only that but you can use placeholders to inject content that is more relevant to the route such as the title, author and the link to the route within the activity post.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Can I change the "Maps" or "Manage Maps" text that appears in the tabs or in other locations within the BuddyPress members profiles for Routes manager?

Yes, all front-end labels can be customized to your liking. This is very useful for sites in languages other than English or for just giving the site that extra personal touch in terms of voice and tone.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

The image that accompanies the route in the index page within the BuddyPress displays the image that I have uploaded for the route. Can I display a small version of the Route instead?

Yes. The image that appears in the Snippet can be either set to be the first image that you have uploaded for the route or can be a thumbnail of the route depending on your preference.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

I don't want my BuddyPress members to be able to add or modify routes. Is there any way to remove these links from their profiles?

Yes. You can disable the links to Manage Maps through the plugin settings. Removing all the Manage Maps links and tabs will leave the user with no way to create or edit routes and they will just be able to view routes that you have uploaded.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

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