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GeoSmart

Description

GeoSmart automatically adds city-precise location information for each comment author to comment metadata for each comment and a map showing comment author location distribution. GeoSmart also ships with a multiple instance capable sidebar widget that displays a map showing the locations of the most recent visitors to your blog.

Screenshots

  • Admin panel with invalid Google Maps API key.
  • Admin panel with valid API key but unsynchronized database tables.
  • Admin panel with valid API key and synchronized database tables.
  • Post page with map and comment author location.

Installation

  1. Unzip the geosmart.zip file.
  2. Upload the ‘geosmart’ directory to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  4. Go to the ‘GeoSmart’ page listed under ‘Settings’ and click the ‘Synchronize’ button.
  5. To display maps, enter a Google Maps API Key.

FAQ

Where does GeoSmart get its location information from?

GeoSmart utilizes the http://ipinfodb.com/ API to obtain location information.

Can GeoSmart pinpoint the exact address of a commenter?

No it cannot.

Can I use GeoSmart to display maps without a Google Maps API Key?

No you cannot.

Is the GeoSmart widget multiple instance capable?

Yes it is.

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Changelog

1.5.3

  • Fixes database sync bug when approving/marking comments as spam.
  • Fixes warning message on plugin update page.

1.5.2

  • Fixes database error received when upgrading from versions prior to 1.5.

1.5.1

  • Fixes widget bug on pages without comments.

1.5

  • New feature: Now adds country flags to comment author name.
  • New feature: Multiple instance capable recent visitors widget built on the new WordPress 2.8 widgets API.
  • New feature: It is now possible to select the color of the map location markers.
  • Fixes wp-super-cache incompatibility issue.
  • Now uses static method to display comments map.
  • Included POT file for I18n.

1.0.9.1

*Fixed comment deletion bug.

1.0.9

*Fixed bug in database synchronization module.
*Fixed code syntax typo on GeoSmart seting page.
*Removed google maps API calls from pages without comments and non-single pages.

1.0.8

*Fixed CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION issue for users running PHP in safe mode or with an open basedir set.
*Added internationalization support.
*Improved error handling.
*Added support for PHP installations compiled without the cURL extension.

1.0.4

*Fixed bug on admin page.

1.0.3

*Added CSS and images.

1.0.2

*Fixed database sync issue.

1.0.0

*Released to WordPress Plugin Repository

0.0.3

*Added geosmart_map() function.
*Modified admin panel.

0.0.2

*Added Google Map functionality.
*Added admin panel options.
*Added settings link on plugins page.
*Modified database table structure.

0.0.1

*Original Version.