Google Maps VE

Description

Very powerful plugin for creating Google Maps. Add maps with your customized settings to post and pages with shortcode or special editor tool. Show or hide elements with custom parameters. Get directions from any address to your destinations.

Google Maps plugin is built on wordpress core functionality. Maps, markers, polygons and polylines are based custom post type and categories are made with custom taxonomy. Images are associated with WordPress media library.

Themes with widgets support are able to use plugin widgets: filter widget, elements list widget and directions widget.

Developers can use all features on their own source code and make extra functionality to google maps. Plugin is connectable with another plugins like Polylang, Taxonomy Terms Order, Advanced Custom Fields and so on.

In PRO version is also support for widgets, map styles, custom marker icon and a lot of more features.

This is revolution in Google Maps in WordPress.

See detailed overview about Google Maps Ve PRO Version

Google maps free Version

  • Unlimited maps
  • Unlimited markers, polyons and polylines
  • Editable map height and width
  • Get coordinates by address
  • Responsive maps
  • Easy to use
  • UTF-8 support
  • Support for localization
  • Google maps types: roadmap, terrain, satellite and hybrid
  • Animations
  • Visitor based coordinates
  • Polylang and another plugins support
  • WordPress core functionality
  • Street view supported
  • Maps are rendered by the latest Google maps API v3
  • Autocomplete for address

Google maps PRO Version

  • Unlimited maps
  • Unlimited markers, polyons and polylines
  • Editable map height and width
  • Get coordinates by address
  • Responsive maps
  • Easy to use
  • UTF-8 support
  • Support for localization
  • Google maps types: roadmap, terrain, satellite and hybrid
  • Animations
  • Visitor based coordinates
  • Polylang and another plugins support
  • WordPress core functionality
  • Street view supported
  • Maps are rendered by the latest Google maps API v3
  • Autocomplete for address
  • Filter module
  • Directions module
  • Markers list module
  • Carousel list
  • Widgets for all modules
  • Editor tool to generate shortcode into post or page
  • Infowindows
  • Links and images in infowindow
  • Custom marker icon
  • Custom marker parameters
  • Insert addons above or below map
  • Duplicate maps
  • Marker description supports WordPress text editor
  • Markers clusterer – show count if there are too many markers on same location
  • Map styles selection

Technical support

If you have any problems, contact us at info@veebiekspert.ee

Google Maps inspiration

If you have any ideas to make plugin better, contact us at info@veebiekspert.ee

Translations

We are very thankful if you help us to translate plugin to your language.

  • English – default
  • Estonian

Screenshots

  • Mix of free and PRO versions.
  • Maps list in wp-admin.
  • Map basic settings.
  • Marker basic settings.
  • PRO version editor button.
  • Override map settings for post or page only.

Installation

Download and install

Login to wp-admin and click Plugins -> Add new. Search by “Google Maps VE” keyword and install it. Click here to download Google Maps Ve PRO Version

Create your first map

Click on Google Map -> Add new map from left menu. Insert map title and confiugure by your needs. Save map and then you can add markers, polygons and polylines to created map.

Add map to your page or post

In map settings header is box called shortcode. Copy this to your content. In PRO version there is tool for inserting maps to content.

Add map to your php code

<?php echo do_shortcode('[ve_gmap map="267"]'); ?>

FAQ

How do I get PRO version?

Visit http://www.googlemapswordpress.com – Free updates forever.

How can I add multilanguage support?

For example you can use Polylang module and enable custom post types in Polylang settings.

How can I get maps by programmatical?
‘gmaps_map_ve’));

foreach ($maps as $map) {
$map = $google_maps_ve->getApp()->getMap($map->ID); // see what you can do with map in next question
}
?>

How can I get markers, polygons and polylines by programmatical?
‘gmaps_marker_ve’));
$polygons = get_posts(array(‘post_type’ => ‘gmaps_polygon_ve’));
$polylines = get_posts(array(‘post_type’ => ‘gmaps_polyline_ve’));

// get array with google maps object
$markers = $google_maps_ve->getApp()->getMapMarkers($map->ID);
$polygons = $google_maps_ve->getApp()->getMapPolygons($map->ID);
$polylines = $google_maps_ve->getApp()->getMapPolylines($map->ID);

// do something with markers
foreach ($markers as $marker) {
$detailedMarker = $google_maps_ve->getApp()->getMapMarker($marker->ID);
}

// do something with polygons
foreach ($polygons as $polygon) {
$detailedPolygon = $google_maps_ve->getApp()->getMapPolygon($polygon->ID);
}

// do something with polylines
foreach ($polylines as $polyline) {
$detailedPolyline = $google_maps_ve->getApp()->getMapPolyline($polyline->ID);
}
?>

Where can I find custom map icons?

You can find a lot of icons at url: http://mapicons.nicolasmollet.com/

Reviews

Bad support

Bad support. Twice I reported a problem and had no response after a week. One problem I solved myself (and then I get a response within a day) and twice a sent a email directly. So far (after 3 weeks) no response. My client was not happy.
I have chosen a different plugin.

Read all 3 reviews

Contributors & Developers

“Google Maps VE” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.0

  • Added new plugin to create maps in seconds.

1.0.1

  • Added autocomplete to address field.
  • Fixed some small bugs

1.0.2

  • Added html support for marker description field
  • Marker description field supports WordPress text editor in PRO version
  • Markers clusterer in PRO version

1.0.3

  • Added map styles to PRO version

1.0.4

  • Fixed 404 error by clusterer images in PRO version