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[Resolved] [Plugin: WP Google Maps] New User. Can't make it work.

  • VeraMarie

    @veramarie

    I just downloaded the plugin and fixed the settings. I created a map, but when I put the code into my post,and view the post, all I get is a blank box. I tried reloading the page. I double checked the map itself, and it was saved correctly. My site is A Traveler’s Library (http://atravelerslibrary.com , but you cannot see the problem, since I’m trying to install it in a post that is not yet live.

    By the way, when I registered at your site, it said check your e-mail, but I did not get an e-mail with the password (2 hours). However, when I came back, the site allowed me in. What’s with that?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-google-maps/

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  • Plugin Author WPGMaps

    @wpgmaps

    Hi
    So sorry for the delay.
    This normally happens when your theme’s footer.php file doesnt contain the following line in it:

    <?php wp_footer(); ?>

    Please confirm if that is in the footer.php of your theme?

    VeraMarie

    @veramarie

    I don’t see that exact line. Instead it has

    <?php wp_foots(); ?>

    Do I add the line you referenced? I’m always reluctant to change anything.

    And I’m not very technical, duh!

    Vera

    Plugin Author WPGMaps

    @wpgmaps

    Hi

    Don’t remove that line yet.

    Please post the map shortcode to a private post and send me the URL so I can have a look and identify exactly what the problem is.

    Kind regards
    Nick

    VeraMarie

    @veramarie

    The problem seems to be solved, magically, although I didn’t change anything. The map is now showing up in the post I was originally struggling with. http://atravelerslibrary.com/2012/09/26/hidden-danger-of-amazon-adventure/

    Would appreciate your taking a look anyhow to see if there are any potential problems.

    Meanwhile, thanks for your response, Nick.

    VeraMarie

    @veramarie

    BUT, after I wrote that note, I tried a private post with the same short code and got a blank.
    http://atravelerslibrary.com/2012/09/30/private-post/

    Plugin Author WPGMaps

    @wpgmaps

    Hi

    That post is no longer available. Did you come right?

    Kind regards
    Nick

    Nick,
    That private post link IS available–to me, at least. I assume you need to be signed in as a user in order to see it?

    At any rate the map plug-in seems to be working, with one caveat. I installed it today on this post:
    http://atravelerslibrary.com/2012/10/03/five-spooky-movie-locations/

    My only problem now is that the map does not show up in the preview view at A Traveler’s Library. It only shows up after the post is published. That’s a bit of a problem, because it means I can’t check to see if it is positioned right without publishing, and therefore sending out to subscribers.

    I upgraded to the pro version. Did I miss something, or does the free version only allow ONE map? If so that should be made more clear in the description.

    Plugin Author WPGMaps

    @wpgmaps

    Hi VeraMarie

    Thank you for your comments.

    Kind regards
    Nick

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