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Google Maps Widget

Displays a single-image super-fast loading Google map in a widget. A larger map with all the usual features is available on click in a lightbox.

2.51

  • 2015/07/27
  • updated PHP4 style class constructor to PHP5 one
  • lowered cron for tracking to once every 14 days
  • did some prep work for the upcoming 4.3 version of WP

2.45

  • 2015/06/15
  • fixed a bug on notice dismiss action
  • added Russian translation - thanks Ivanka!

2.40

  • 2015/05/25
  • few small bugs fixed
  • admin JS completely rebuilt
  • fixed PO file
  • we broke 90,000 installations ;)

2.35

  • 2015/04/27
  • few small bugs fixed
  • WP v4.2 compatibility checked
  • remove_query_arg() security issue fixed
  • we broke 500,000 downloads ;)

2.30

  • 2015/03/02
  • JS rewrites
  • few small bugs fixed

2.25

  • 2015/02/23
  • a few visual enhancements
  • new screenshots
  • shortcode name availability is checked before registering it
  • visual builder compatibility fix

2.20

  • 2015/02/16
  • added shortcode support

2.15

  • 2015/02/09
  • fixed a plugin_deactivate bug nobody noticed for 2 years :(
  • all JS texts are now loaded via wp_localize_script()

2.10

  • 2015/02/02
  • auto-adjust map size on smaller screens - thanks bruzm!
  • marked each widget with core version for future updates

2.06

  • 2015/01/26
  • language file updated
  • preparing for JS rewrite

2.05

  • 2015/01/19
  • code rewriting
  • minor bug fixes

2.01

  • 2015/01/13
  • somehow one JS file got renamed :(

2.0

  • 2015/01/13
  • lots of rewrites
  • additional features can now be activated by subscribing to our newsletter

1.95

  • 2014/12/19
  • minor WP v4.1 updates

1.93

  • 2014/12/03
  • due to someone being a huge cun* we can no longer offer discounts for our Envato products in GMW
  • so no changes to the plugin, just some messages edited

1.92

  • 2014/11/12
  • minor bug fixes
  • preparations for admin JS rewrite

1.90

  • 2014/10/20
  • added Serbian translation; thanks Ogi!

1.86

  • 2014/10/12
  • updated POT file
  • updated Croatian translation

1.85

  • 2014/09/22
  • added custom pin image option for thumbnail map - thanks Rudloff!

1.80

  • 2014/09/08
  • minor updates for WordPress v4.0

1.75

  • 2014/07/29
  • lightbox skins are back; light and dark for now, more coming soon
  • updated lightbox jS

1.70

  • 2014/07/10
  • fixed a small bug on thumbnail
  • finished up a todo

1.65

  • 2014/05/06
  • finished up a few todos

1.60

  • 2014/04/17
  • update for WordPress v3.9, widget edit GUI now works in theme customizer
  • if you run into any issues please report them in the support forums

1.55

  • 2014/04/07
  • fixed shortcode handling in map's header & footer
  • added Ukrainian translation - thank you Victor Shutovskiy!

1.50

  • 2014/03/25
  • minor bug fixes
  • new Spanish translation - thank you Jesus!
  • still working on those lightbox skins, sorry :(

1.47

  • 2014/03/05
  • minor bug fix
  • working on those lightbox skins :)

1.45

  • 2014/03/04
  • switched to Colorbox lightbox script
  • lightbox skin is still temporarily unavailable

1.40

  • 2014/02/10
  • due to licensing issues switched to FancyBox v1.3.4
  • lightbox skin is temporarily unavailable
  • minor bug fix related to activate/upgrade hook calls

1.35

  • 2014/02/05
  • added optional plugin usage tracking (detailed info)

1.31

  • 2014/02/03
  • WP v3.8.1 compatibility check

1.30

  • 2014/01/16
  • added Dutch translation; thank you Arno!

1.25

  • 2014/01/03
  • preparations for opt-in plugin usage tracking
  • Spanish translation updated; thanks Jesus!

1.20

  • 2013/12/17
  • WP v3.8 update
  • language files update

1.15

  • 2013/11/25
  • added option for thumbnail map to link to a custom URL which disables the lightbox; you can link to a lightbox, a custom link or remove the link all together

1.10

  • 2013/11/18
  • added option for thumbnail map to use the new look/color scheme

1.05

  • 2013/11/04
  • added Chinese traditional translation; thanks Wyeoh

1.0

  • 2013/10/28
  • WP 3.7 compatibility check
  • added Chinese simplified translation; thanks Wyeoh

0.95

  • 2013/10/21
  • added French translation; thanks Karimba

0.90

  • 2013/10/14
  • added German translation; thanks Karimba
  • we reached 100k downloads ;)

0.86

  • 2013/10/07
  • fixed a few strict standards errors; thanks Jay!

0.85

  • 2013/10/03
  • added Croatian translation; thank you Gordan

0.80

  • 2013/09/28
  • minor translation fixes
  • added Spanish translation; thank you Jesus!

0.75

  • 2013/09/24
  • map language is autodetected based on user's browser language (HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE header)
  • added Swedish translation; thank you Sofia!
  • German and Croatian translations will be up next

0.71

  • 2013/09/17
  • few more preparations for translation
  • Swedish translation coming in a few days

0.70

  • 2013/09/05
  • prepared everything for translation, POT file is available and all strings are wrapped in __()
  • protocols should now match http/https for both thumbnail and ligtbox map
  • http://www.googlemapswidget.com is up and running

0.65

  • 2013/08/05
  • updated JS for WP v3.6

0.60

  • 2013/04/06
  • fixed zoom bug in lightbox

0.55

  • 2013/04/05
  • added 2 new options - text above and below thumbnail map
  • updated fancyBox JS to the latest version
  • minor code improvements

0.50

  • 2012/12/12
  • small WP 3.5 compatibility fixes

0.41

  • 2012/12/03
  • removed screenshots from plugin package

0.4

  • 2012/11/28
  • fixed non UTF-8 address bug

0.37

  • 2012/11/19
  • fixed bug to use google.com instead of google.co.uk

0.35

  • 2012/09/28
  • added 4 skins for lightbox

0.31

  • 2012/09/14
  • fix for bad themes which don't respect proper sidebar markup

0.3

  • 2012/09/04
  • lightbox script changed from jQuery UI Dialog to fancyBox2
  • added "show map title on lightbox" option
  • significant speed improvements
  • preparations for lightbox skins

0.22

  • 2012/08/31
  • Fixed small JS related GUI bug

0.2

  • 2012/08/28
  • Complete GUI rewrite
  • Added header text option
  • Added address bubble visibility option
  • Fixed thumbnail map scaling bug
  • Fixed lightbox map size bug

0.13

  • 2012/08/09
  • Added pin size for thumbnail map

0.12

  • 2012/08/07
  • Added pin color for thumbnail map
  • Fixed a few minor bugs

0.11

  • 2012/08/06
  • Fixed a few minor bugs

0.1

  • 2012/08/03
  • Initial release

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.3
Last Updated: 2015-7-27
Active Installs: 90,000+

Ratings

4.8 out of 5 stars

Support

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

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