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Google Maps and WordPress - what's the deal? (2 posts)

  1. will_pigeon
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi All,

    I'm really confused, can I simply paste a link into my page and have it work? this article says I can but step7 it doesn't change into shortcode for me http://en.support.wordpress.com/google-maps/

    I've tested quite a few plugins and I prefer wp-geo, but it does add to my overhead. However adding a googlemap iframe to my html for the page causes validation errors, and the plugin does not. Therefore I think better to give with the plugin and take the overhead hit.

    What is your opinion about googlemaps and wordpress?

    thank you

  2. James
    Happiness Engineer
    Posted 3 years ago #

    That particular article is specific to the free hosted wordpress.com blogs, which are different from the free self-hosted and self-installed version of WordPress supported here. You'll have to use a plugin with "our" version of WordPress.

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