You’ll love the way this simple plugin makes working with Google maps simple and quick.
Please follow these simple steps to get started in less than you might expect!
1. Download this free WordPress plugin from the WP official plugin directory
(link will open in a new window so you won’t get lost).
Install and activate the plugin on your blog.
2. Get a free Google Maps API key for your website, directly from Google
3. Configure the only compulsory plugin setting: paste the Google Maps API key as shown below and confirm. OPTIONALLY, Customize maps size…. and style if you know some CSS.
PLUGIN ADMINISTRATION PANEL Click to zoom image.
You’re pretty much done. And now get ready for action.
1. Map your posts!
Now for every post that needs a Google map,
just fill the address field as shown below:
Please take care of writing the address in the correct way.
FORMAT: Address AddressNumber, City
Voila: in your post, the map will be shown, like on this sample post
Simple options are provided in the single options panel of the plugin. You can place the map before or after the content.
This plugin is kept simple yet powerful and VERY EASY TO HACK.
Have fun…but there’s more!
2. The Global Map: How to display a map of all your posts and filter by category if needed
Go on and read here how to embed the Global map, a Google map showing together all your mapped posts (all posts which have an address).