Postcodes4U Address Finder

Description

“Postcodes4U Address Finder” Lets you look up an address using a UK Postcode.

If you are using WooCommerce on your site you can add postcode lookup to the checkout form. A customisable Contact Form with Postcode lookup can be added to any of your pages.

Please Note

THIS POSTCODE LOOKUP IS A UK ONLY SERVICE SO WILL NOT WORK FOR ANY OTHER COUNTRY.

THIS PLUGIN REQUIRES YOU TO REGISTER AT: http://www.postcodes4u.co.uk WHERE YOU WILL RECIEVE 30 FREE CREDITS ON REGISTRATION

ADDITIONAL LOOKUP CREDITS CAN BE PURCHASED FROM 1.4P PER LOOKUP UP TO 5P PER LOOKUP DEPENDING ON THE VOLUME PURCHASED

CREDITS CAN BE PURCHASED VIA THE LINKS PROVIDED WITHIN THE PLUGIN.

Technical features:

  • 100% user friendly, easy to install & remove
  • Lightweight, clean code
  • Works with WooCommerce 2.2.3 – 2.6.14

Postcodes4u Contact Form

To Add the Postcode Lookup Contact form use the following shortcode:

[pc4u_contact_form]

By default the short code will display the telephone and postal address fields but does not require them be be entered when the contact form is submitted.

To add a Contact Form that requires the telephone number and postal address to be present use the short code with attributes shown below:

[pc4u_contact_form musthavetelephone=”YES” musthaveaddress=”YES]

Postcodes4u Contact Form Customisation

A full list of the contact form attributes

contacttitle – Name of Contact Form – defaults to “Contact Us”

subjecttitle – Contact Form Subject Title – defaults to “Subject”

messagetitle – Contact Form Message Title – defaults to “Your Message”

showtelephone – Set to “TRUE” or “YES” to display telephone number input area, “FALSE” or “NO” to not display – Default is “YES”

musthavetelephone – Set to “TRUE” or “YES” if a telephone number must be included in the message,”FALSE” or “NO” to not display – Default is “NO”

showaddress – Set to “TRUE” or “YES” to display postal address input area, “FALSE” or “NO” to not display – Default is “YES”

musthaveaddress – Set to “TRUE” or “YES” if a postal address must be included in the message,”FALSE” or “NO” to not display – Default is “NO”

A Contact Form Shortcode example that sets all of the parameters follows:

[pc4u_contact_form contacttitle=”Send Us A Message” subjecttitle=”Message Subject” messagetitle=”Message” showtelephone=”YES” musthavetelephone=”YES” showaddress=”YES” musthaveaddress=”YES”]

Installation

To Install The Postcodes4u Plugin

  1. Install the plugin from your wordpress admin panel.

OR

  1. Upload the Postcodes4U plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Configure Postcodes4u

The configuration settings for the Postcodes4u plugin can be accessed from the Postcodes4U page in the Settings menu.

Once Installed enter your Postcodes4U key and username which can be obtained from http://www.postcodes4u.co.uk

Once the plugin has been activated and you have entered your key and username you can use the postcode lookup form on the newly created postcodes4u page. (visible to admins only)

If you have WooCommerce installed and have enabled ‘WooCommerce Integration’ on the settings page your customers can use post code lookups in the checkout billing and shipping addresses to ensure accurate entry details.

The Postcode Lookup Contact form can be added by simply placing a short code ‘[pc4u_contact_form]’ on the required page. Full details on the customisation settings for the contact form are described in ‘Other Notes’.

FAQ

Do I need a Postcodes4U account to use this plugin?

Yes, you will need a Postcodes4U account in order to obtain your key and username. Once you have registered you will then receive 30 free credits.

How do I get free credits

Register for an account at http://www.postcodes4u.co.uk for 30 free credits.

Do you offer address look-ups for other countries?

Currently we only offer address look ups to the UK.

Woo Commerce Compatibility

Works,and tested with, WooCommerce 2.2.3 – 2.6.14 (The Current Version)

Contact Form With Postcode Lookup

The Plugin Contact form short code and customisation settings are described in ‘Other Notes’.

Contributors & Developers

“Postcodes4U Address Finder” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

Version 1.3.1

  • Fixed an issue with WooCommerce Checkout Display

Version 1.3.0

  • Improvements to WooCommerce Address Display – Can Specify Alternate Postitions for Postcode Lookup form fields.
  • Option to override WooCommerce Checkput Templates to ensure Postcodes4u Lookup is enabled if required. (But may loose any custom Theme Styling!).
  • Restored general Postcode Lookup Enable/Disable control.
  • Tidied up Admin page.

Version 1.2.5

  • Improvements to Alternative Address Display Option – Stops Company, Town, County or Postcode appearing in Address lines 1 & 2 if present elsewhere.

Version 1.2.4

  • Added an Alternative Address Display Option – Stops Company and Town appearing in Address lines 1 & 2.
  • Fixed an error with Woocommerce Shopping Address form – (Removed 2nd Postcode Field).
  • Checked Compatability with WordPress 4.6.1 and WooCommerce 2.6.8

Version 1.2.3

  • Styling Enhancements and Theme integration improvements.
  • Checked Compatability with WordPress 4.6 and WooCommerce 2.6.4

Version 1.2.2

  • Fix Issues with HTTPS Postcode Lookups.
  • Checked Compatability with WordPress4.4 and WooCommerce 2.4

Version 1.2.1

  • Admin Page Update – Allow HTTPS in WooCommerce.

Version 1.2

  • Added Shortcode customisable Contact Form with Postcode Lookup.

Version 1.1

  • Added WooCommerce Checkout Billing and Shipping Postcode Lookup Integration.

Version 1.0

  • Original ‘Blog’ form verion.