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Locationmap

Description

Draws a map and inserts points on the location. Has the ability to draw multiple maps. Only accepts PNG as input and output.

Loads a xml from the admin panel, which tells us the following:

  • Image to load
  • Image to use for plotting a location
  • Locations
    • Title
    • x,y

a valid xml should look like the following:

Want to show the map? Just put <?php locationmap("mapid"); ?> in your template. Don’t want to hack a new template or existing template together ? Just put the following in your post: %locationmap: mapid% .

Font is the fine Semplice Regular from Style-Force. http://pixelfonts.style-force.net/

Installation

  • Upload the plugin to your plugins folder, and off you go.
  • Create a valid xml
  • Add a call to locationmap(“myMapId”); to your template, or a parsable tag to a post / page.

FAQ

  • I’m getting no text or a warning about the font.

    • A. Did you specify the font tag ?
  • I’d like to have feature x and y, can you implement this ?

    • A. Give me a try, and if I like it, ill add it. You can send your contributions to me, and i’ll add them if it fits the plugin.
  • I want to define multiple maps, how do I do it.

    • A. Just define multiple blocks, be sure to have unique id’s for each map!

Contributors & Developers

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

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