Google Maps by BestWebSoft


Google Maps plugin adds custom maps to WordPress website posts, pages and widgets. Add unlimited markers, configure type, alignment and styles. Choose the control options, customize the appearance, view and edit your saved maps easily.

Let your customers find any location quickly!

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Free Features

  • Add unlimited maps via shortcode to:
    • Pages
    • Posts
    • Widgets
  • Customize map:
    • Title
    • Marker location
    • Marker tooltip
    • Width
    • Height
  • Choose map display language
  • Choose map alignment:
    • Left
    • Right
    • Center
  • Set map type:
    • Roadmap
    • Terrain
    • Satellite
    • Hybrid
  • Enable 45° view option
  • Change zoom level
  • Enable control options:
    • Type
    • Rotate
    • Zoom
    • Scale
  • Add custom code via plugin settings page
  • Compatible with latest WordPress version
  • Incredibly simple settings for fast setup without modifying code
  • Detailed step-by-step documentation and videos

Pro Features

All features from Free version included plus:

  • Enable additional control options:
    • Street view
    • Draggable
    • Double click
    • Scroll Wheel
  • Enable auto zoom option
  • Preview maps in the Editor
  • Choose different color schemes with Snazzy Maps
  • Configure all subsites on the network
  • Get answer to your support question within one business day (Support Policy)

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If you have a feature suggestion or idea you’d like to see in the plugin, we’d love to hear about it! Suggest a Feature

Documentation & Videos

Help & Support

Visit our Help Center if you have any questions, our friendly Support Team is happy to help —


  • Russian (ru_RU)
  • Ukrainian (uk)

Some of these translations are not complete. We are constantly adding new features which should be translated. If you would like to create your own language pack or update the existing one, you can send the text of PO and MO files to BestWebSoft and we’ll add it to the plugin. You can download the latest version of the program for work with PO and MO files Poedit.

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  • Plugin setting page.
  • Google Maps Editor.
  • Displaying Google Map in the front-end.
  • Manager of saved maps.


How I can add a new marker ?

To add a new marker enter in marker location address and select from dropdown menu list desired address or just enter coordinates.

How many markers can I add?

You can add any number of markers.

Can I edit the name or tooltip of the added marker?

Yes, you can do it by clicking on the edit button on the marker in the list of the added markers.

Can I delete marker from markers list?

Yes, you can do it by pressed on marker button delete in the added markers list.

What is auto zoom and can I set up zoom manually?

Auto zoom is automatic selection of maximum zoom to display all markers on the map. If you want set up zoom manually, just turn off auto zoom.

Why can I see not all the added markers?

Try to turn off auto zoom and set up zoom manually.

Can I set up map controls?

Yes, you can do it in the settings controls.

I have some problems with the plugin’s work. What Information should I provide to receive proper support?

Please make sure that the problem hasn’t been discussed yet on our forum ( If no, please provide the following data along with your problem’s description:

  1. the link to the page where the problem occurs
  2. the name of the plugin and its version. If you are using a pro version – your order number.
  3. the version of your WordPress installation
  4. copy and paste into the message your system status report. Please read more here: Instruction on System Status


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V1.3.5 – 12.08.2016

  • Update : All functionality for WordPress 4.6 was updated.

V1.3.4 – 08.07.2016

  • NEW : Ability to set width in %, not px.

V1.3.3 – 16.05.2016

  • NEW : Ability to add custom styles.
  • Update : Pan control was removed since deprecated.

V1.3.2 – 04.12.2015

  • Bugfix : The bug with plugin menu duplicating was fixed.

V1.3.1 – 06.10.2015

  • NEW : A button for Google Maps shortcode inserting to the content was added.
  • Update : Textdomain was changed.

V1.3.0 – 07.08.2015

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.2.4.

V1.2.9 – 26.06.2015

  • NEW : Ability to restore settings to defaults.

V1.2.8 – 19.05.2015

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.2.2.

V1.2.7 – 22.04.2015

  • Bugfix : We fixed bug with displaying the list of maps.

V1.2.6 – 31.03.2015

  • Bugfix : Plugin optimization is done.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.1.1.

V1.2.5 – 09.01.2015

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.1.

V1.2.4 – 15.10.2014

  • Bugfix : We fixed the bug with displaying javascript errors when displaying two or more maps on a single page.
  • Bugfix : We fixed the bug with displaying content in the marker tooltips.

V1.2.3 – 11.09.2014

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.0.

V1.2.2 – 07.08.2014

  • Bugfix : Security Exploit was fixed.

V1.2.1 – 20.05.2014

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 3.9.1.
  • NEW : The Ukrainian language file is added to the plugin.

V1.2 – 10.04.2014

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 3.8.2.

V1.1 – 21.03.2014

  • Bugfix : Fixed bug with displaying Google Map.

V1.0 – 20.01.2013

  • NEW : Release of Google Maps by BestWebSoft plugin.

Contributors & Developers

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