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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. Obtain a Google Maps API
    • Go to the Google API Console.
    • Create or select a project.
    • Click Continue to enable the API and any related services.
    • On the Credentials page, get an API key.
  5. Enter Google Maps API key and configure in: WP Admin > Settings > CongressLookup
  6. Use the following shortcodes in a page, post, widget, or/and sidebars:
    Search for Senators and Representatives: [CongressLookup]
    Search for Senators only: [CongressLookup show="senator"]
    Search for Representatives only: [CongressLookup show="representative"]
  7. 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"]'); ?>
  8. You can create shortcodes with different configurations by going to: WP Admin > Settings > CongressLookup > Custom Shortcode.
  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: 4.7.2
Last Updated: 4 days ago
Active Installs: 800+


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1 of 2 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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