Support » Plugin: Address autocomplete Contact Form 7 » Good in Theory bad in Practice

  • This seamlessly integrates the Google Places API, That was a small hurdle to overcome. The unfortunate part about this is that a validated “place” in Google’s list could be a town name, a street name, a state, a county a business, anything really. When you need restricted full mail addresses this is the worst possible avenue. I’ve seen all different permutations of the address field saved to my database and it isn’t pretty. For a consistent output there are most likely better and more elegant solutions, including but not limited to separate street, city, state, zip fields with their own validation. This needs to be more restrictive and consistent to be a good plugin for the purposes for which it states.

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