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Google Maps Builder

One Google Maps plugin to rule them all. Google Maps Builder is intuitive, sleek, powerful and easy to use. Forget the rest, use the best.


Here is what we are working on for future releases:


  • Directions - Add the ability to add a directions link to each marker location
  • Marker Visibility - Add the ability to set a marker's info window open by default
  • Marker Clustering - Add the option to use marker clusters for when you have multiple markers in close proximity
  • Maps Widget - Build in a widget to output Google Maps
  • Custom Map Marker Images - Ability to upload your own map marker images
  • Map Icons: Fix maps icon overlap issue when they are bunched in an area (zIndex issue)
  • Draggable Markers - Add the ability to drag dropped markers in the build UI
  • Admin JS i18n - Please contact us at info@wordimpress.com to volunteer for translating!
  • Public JS i18n - Please contact us at info@wordimpress.com to volunteer for translating!
  • Google Places - Add the ability to remove place information
  • Google Places - Pagination for markers, the ability to set number of markers
  • Google Places - Customize the individual place markers
  • Markers - Add the ability to drag markers to new positions (lat, lng) in builder.
  • Info Window - Add a WYSIWYG editor? Possible complications with this.
  • Custom Map Themes - Add the ability for users to add their own map styles

Known Issues

  • Info Window - FOUC: Investigate why sometimes pointer tip of info window flashes before it opens (mainly Chrome)
  • Chrome - Look into while map tiles have strange lines in between
  • Firefox - Clicking on a marker to open the same info window creates content overflow
  • Bug: Fix issue where selecting "None" for map controls doesn't actually work on frontend

Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.6
Last Updated: 2015-1-21
Active Installs: 10,000+


4.3 out of 5 stars


5 of 15 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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