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Locatoraid - Store Locator Plugin

Add a store locator map to your site and get your visitors to start finding you faster!


  • BUG: If the matched locations title was set to blank, it still showed in the frontend.
  • BUG: The matched locations count was wrong if the output group by option was set.
  • Added an option to translate the Directions link label.
  • Moved all localization/customization options for the front end together in the settings form.


  • Skip locations with empty name and street address in the locations import file.
  • BUG: If the locations import file contained special characters like umlauts then they were skipped.


  • Added a setting to show the matched locations count in the front end.
  • Skip empty lines in the locations import file.


  • Added a setting to disable the scroll wheel in the map, it is useful when you don't want to automatically zoom the map when scrolling the page.


  • The Pro version now can have up to 10 misc fields.


  • A small fix to allow just "//" URLs, without protocol.


  • A new option to group locations output by zip/postal code.


  • Added an option to share the same database accross all sites of a multi-site network.


  • A fix for the error in the print view for some search strings.


  • Modified JavaScript to avoid conflicts with some themes.


  • Print view link in the front end.


  • A new option to group locations output by country, by country then by city, and by country then by state. It becomes active when countries are entered for your locations.


  • When using products, now it searches for the exact product name. Before it might give wrong results because it searched for ANY word from the product name. For example, if you had two products "Dark Beer" and "Lager Beer", and searched for "Dark Beer", it also returned records with "Lager Beer" only because it contained the word "Beer".
  • Product names are sorted in alphabetical order


  • Now it can recognize shortcode options. Currently there are 2: "search" for the search address, and "search2" for the product option if you have any. For example: [locatoraid search2="Pizza"]


  • Added options to configure all other labels in the front end search form so now it can be easily translated into any language.


  • Added an option to configure the search form label: the "Address or zip code" text.


  • Loading Google maps JavaScript libraries with "//" rather than "http://" that will fix the error on https websites


  • Fixed the empty label for website address in the admin panel


  • Fixed compatibility issue with AutoChimp plugin
  • Modified the CSV import code that may have failed then loading UTF-8 encoded CSV files (applies to the Pro version).


  • Added a dropdown input to choose a country if you have locations in several countries
  • Added a configuration for the location website label. If no label is given then the location's website URL is displayed. Applies to the Pro version.
  • BUG: fatal error when Locatoraid front end was appeared on a post in the blog posts list rather on a page of its own.


  • A fix for front end view for sites that implement page caching for example WPEngine


  • BUG: when submitting the search by hitting the Enter button rather than a click, the auto-detect location input was appearing.


  • Added an option to hide the user autodetect button
  • Added an option to view locations in alphabetical order (in Settings > Group Output)
  • BUG: the admin area in multi site installation was redirecting to the default site
  • Added the data-id attribute in the location wrapping div (.lpr-location) in the front-end for a possible developer use


  • Admin panel restyled for a closer match to the latest WordPress version.
  • Front end JavaScript placed in a separate file to optimize loading.
  • Cleaned and optimized many files thus greatly reducing the package size.
  • The Pro version now features automatic updates option too.


  • Redesigned the front end search form.
  • Minor updates and fixes.


  • Fixed a bug if you are using several instances (like locatoraid2.php and [locatoraid2] shortcode), it was showing the first instance for all the shortcodes.
  • Added a wrapping CSS classes for location view in front end like .lpr-location-distance, .lpr-location-address, .lpr-location-name


  • Added an option to set a limit on the number of locations that are shown following a search. For example, even though there may be 10 locations near AB10 C78, the locator only shows 3.


  • Added a search form widget


  • Making the plugin admin area accessible by only Editors or higher


  • a small fix in the front end view when both "append search" and "start with all locations listing" options were enabled


  • jQuery live() deprecated calls replaced


  • When using auto search (auto detecting the current location), and switching the distance or the product selection, the search results were reverted back to the default search rather than current location.
  • Language file fix


  • Failed setup procedure in some WP configurations


  • Error in location count when prompting a next radius search
  • Failed shortcode with some WP configurations


  • Enabled native languages interface


  • Cleared jQuery dependency, making use of the built-in WP version


  • Initial plugin version release

Thank You.

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.3
Last Updated: 2015-7-7
Active Installs: 1,000+


5 out of 5 stars


3 of 8 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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