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WordPress Store Locator

A WordPress-integrated map & location management interface. Quickly create store locator maps -- provides several top-level addon features

Power your site with this WordPress-integrated map making & location management system possessing mapping tools to create store locators, store finders, and other location address maps. Manage and display a few or thousands of your important stores, points of interest, or product locations anywhere on Earth using Google Maps.

Its strength is in its flexibility to allow you to easily manage any number of locations from your WordPress admin interface and the several addons featuring top-level features that are available to further boost its capabilities. Also referred to as an address map, address location map, locator map, store finder, dealer locator (locater), shop finder, and zip code or zipcode search.

Important Links

All Downloads | Addons & Themes | New Features & Updates Blog | Documentation

New in Version 3 (Released March 20, 2014)

  • New: Individual Addons -- select addons to use as needed
  • New: Addons Platform Lite -- All the power of the full Addons Platform to power your addons, at a fraction of the price.
  • New: Super Geocoder addon -- Avoid upgrading to more expensive hosting, or buying dedicated IP addresses -- successfully geocodes even when the default geocoder runs in Google's geocoding quotas (requires Store Locator v3.0+)
  • Now, in addition to using the shortcode [STORE-LOCATOR] on Pages & Posts, display on Store Locator in PHP page templates if needed (explained in changelog & docs).
  • Several new icons with shadowing; several current icons refreshed with shadowing for 3D effect on map

New in Version 2 (Released August 3rd, 2013)

  • Now uses Google Maps V3
  • Streamlined admin interface (more powerful yet much simplier)
  • Implemented much faster code (reduced database use {insert/update/delete} in code by 81.4% & applied fastest functions throughout)
  • Admin Dashboard: Pull-out interface that provides you with the latest Store Locator news, installation & usage instructions, your website's hosting server information, available shortcode parameters to create multiple maps of specific groups of locations, general settings, and the activation interface for the Addons Platform & G1 (Generation 1) addons
  • Availability of the Addons Platform: (more details in Other Notes)
  • Ability to auto-locate your website visitors in order to show locations based on where visitor is currently located
  • 40+ new Google Maps country domains
  • New address map icons
  • New default fields: Fax & Email Address

Target Users

  • Those of you who create sites for clients using WordPress
  • Those of you who want to show your important locations (stores, buildings, points of interest, etc.) in an easily searchable manner.

Great Built-In Functionality & Features

  • You can use it for numerous countries, which will continue to be added as Google adds new countries to their Google Maps API. See the documentation for the latest
  • Supports international languages/translations and character sets
  • Allows you to use unique map icons or your own custom map icons --- great for branding your map
  • Gives your map the desired look by using our MapDesigner™ settings interface in the WordPress admin section
  • Pick other cool Google Maps options, such as an inset box, zoom level, map types (street, satellite, hybrid, physical), and more
  • You can use miles or kilometers
  • Automatically restricts loading of Javascript & CSS to only pages that display the map (or that might need access to the JS & CSS) for better site performance
  • Option to show dropdown list of cities allows visitors to quickly see where your locations are and choose their search accordingly

Upgrades

If you need additional features, enhance your store locator with addons & themes. Upgrade Here

Addons Platform

The Addons Platform provides you with a growing number of free Generation 2 (G2; comes with the Addons Platform) addons & themes to save you time, provide you highly-advanced features, and impress your clients. Below is a list of some of the addons available, starting in Store Locator Version 2 (view documentation for more details on each):

  • Categorizer
  • Multiple Mapper
  • Advanced Theme Manager
  • Location Pages
  • CSV Importer/Exporter G2
  • DB Importer G2
  • Multiple-Field Updater G2
  • Custom Field Manager
  • Super Geocoder

The above addons are only a few of the addons available via the Addons Platform -- install them with one click directly from your admin interface's Addons Marketplace. These G2 addons also communicate with each other to make full benefit of the Addons Platform's API.

All addons available previous to Store Locator 2.0 are now called "G1" (Generation 1) addons, and can still be used, with or without the Addons Platform installed (if you purchased an addon prior to 2.0, re-download it via the emailed link of your purchase and install a slighty updated version that allows it to work with 2.0).

In addition to the 8 addons listed above, there are currently 8 additional bonus addons -- visible to those with the Addons Platform installed: Currently, 3 are active, 1 is yet-to-be-released, and 4 more addons are in development.

Special Thanks to Translators (Email new translations to info{at}viadat{dot}com)

(How to submit your translation | If you provide your web address, we'll link back to you)

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-5-27
Downloads: 147,060

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