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Easy WP GMaps


This plugin helps you to add google maps to your posts and pages easily.
You can create locations and display the map for that location with shortcodes.
You can assign categories to locations.
You can show a single location, locations of specified categories or all the locations based on your requirements.
You can also filter a multi location map by categories and customize the height, width, zoom level and maptype of any map.

Front end demo:


  • Settings page to set default values and API Key
  • Interface to add location categories
  • Location Listing
  • Interface to add location with necessary map data and auto generated shortcode for signle map of the location
  • An all locations map with category filter


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the Easy WP GMap plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.


How to add a single map?

After creating location, paste this shortcode on your post or page where you want to add the map for location.
[ewg_single id=’location id here’]
ex. [ewg_single id=”10″]

How to add a map for locations in given categories?

Paste this shortcode on your post or page
[ewg_cat categories=”category slugs here”]
ex. [ewg_cat categories=”type1, type2″]

How to show all the locations in a map?

Paste this shortcode on your post or page

How to hide category filter for the multilocation map?

Set category_filter attribute to false
[ewg_all category_filter=false]
[ewg_cat categories=”type1, type2″ category_filter=false]

How to change height and width for a map?

Set height and width attribute of given shortcode
ex. [ewg_single id=”10″ height=”400px” width=”100px”]

How to change zoom and maptype for a map?

Set zoom and map_type attribute of given shortcode
ex. [ewg_single id=”10″ zoom=”13″ map_type=”ROADMAP”]

Contributors & Developers

“Easy WP GMaps” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • first version of Easy WP GMaps


  • added setting to add api key