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BeLocal Widget


Dynamically show detailed information about a location. Events, places, 1000s of photos, schools, travel, house prices, planning applications and much more.

Ideal for local blogs. Show your visitors what’s going on … where you are.

Try it out here. Compatible with all themes.


  • The BeLocal widget.


To have your own configurable widget, you will need an API key from here.

  1. Upload the ‘belocal-plugin’ directory into your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Go the plugin management page and activate the BeLocal widget.
  3. Go to Appearance > Widgets and place the BeLocal widget in your sidebar.
  4. Expand the BeLocal widget and enter your postcode and API Key.


Will the BeLocal widget slow down my page load?

No. The widget is absolutely the last thing on your page to load and all data is fetched dynamically in the background.

How can I change the content/text/style etc of the widget?

Get an API key from here. This gives you your own private version of the widget.

On the Dashboard, go to Appearance > Widgets, expand the BeLocal widget and enter your API Key.

Contributors & Developers

“BeLocal Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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  • The initial release.