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Give your visitors the ability to lookup US Congress members for specific zip codes and addresses.

  1. Unzip CongressLookup.zip and Upload folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Or in your Plugin page "Add Plugin" search: enter "CongressLookup" then install and activate.
  4. To obtain a free Sunlight Labs API key for your site, create a free account and a key will be emailed to you.
  5. IMPORTANT: Click the activation link in the Sunlight Labs email.
  6. Enter API key and configure in: WP Admin > Settings > CongressLookup
  7. Use the following shortcodes in a page or post:
    Search for Senators and Representatives: [CongressLookup]
    Search for Senators only: [CongressLookup show="senator"]
    Search for Representatives only: [CongressLookup show="representative"]
  8. You can use the following codes in your template, placed outside the loop:
    <?php echo do_shortcode("[CongressLookup]"); ?>
    <?php echo do_shortcode("[CongressLookup show="senator"]"); ?>
    <?php echo do_shortcode("[CongressLookup show="representative"]"); ?>
  9. If you have any problems, please see our Trouble Shooting Guide before putting in a support request.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.1
Last Updated: 2015-2-28
Active Installs: 700+


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