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HTML5 World Map

Add an HTML5, JavaScript-powered map of the world with hoverable continents and location marker to your WordPress site.

8 reviews
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4.8 out of 5 stars
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Good Plugin - Great support
By , for WP 4.3.1

I really like the Plugin and it does what it should.

Had a little problem with the responsive Design (see support) and got an answer with a solution within several minutes.


Advantage over software-generated maps
By , for WP 4.3.1

Awesome plugin and supporting documentation. Great user support. Simplemaps.com has a whole host of additional resources applicable to this plugin.

Using HTML, CSS, and JS/jQuery allows wider customization over software-generated map programs that utilize other methods of visualization, interaction, and data interpretation. For instance, embedding images within hover elements/tooltips is a breeze with this plugin.

Great work, simplemaps!

The best one!
By , for WP 4.1.1

Well, i've tested all the world map plugin for wordpress and it's definetly the best one!
Because it's simple to use, it's easy to custom it as you want and IT'S TOTALLY FREE.
Others plugin don't allow you to make all you want or if so, they ask you to upgrade for a pro non-free version.
Even if you don't know a lot about coding, it's really easy to manage everything with the online documentation.
And i personnaly had a little problem i couldn't solve. So i asked the online support (wordpress plugin forum) and they answered me really quickly!
So what else?
Just congratulation for this really really good work!

Excellent map plugin
By , for WP 4.1.1

Great plugin. I searched high and low for a good interactive map plugin. This is the best one out there. They offer excellent support as well. You need to be fastidious with your code on the .js file - once you get it - its fairly straight forward. I recommend this plugin.

The only interactive map I could get to work!
By , for WP 4.1

It took a bit of fussing around to get it right, but I finally got it working.

I had trouble with the map not displaying. I obviously know little about code.

I was having trouble stopping the locations from displaying, but after experimenting with deleting different segments of code. I finally got those sample location tags to stop displaying, without wiping out the whole map. Yay!

Word to the wise. Save a copy of mapdata with another name so you have the functional copy of it you can go back to. Then make your changes. If you change even the smallest thing in any of that code, the map doesn't display.

Great plugin guys and thank-you!

Great addition to my website!
By , for WP 3.7

The maps are pretty, very responsive and customizable in a number of simple ways. With some tinkering (and help from the excellent and speedy customer support) I have created an ideal menu for city/province specific information.

I haven't found any other plugins out there like it.

By , for WP 3.6.1

It was perfect for my needs - displaying a global map, with the ability to place markers over various locations, which in turn displayed copy on hover. I also had options for coloring continents / oceans / location markers etc.

The plugin strikes a good balance between being simple to install and get working, and having enough customization options. They also offer very good service.

An amazing plugin
By , for WP 3.6

The company name "Simple Maps" fooled me - this map is far from "simple". It's comprehensive, easy to use and packed with features!

If you go to the company website, you can create a map with all the latest functionality - zooming in and out of continents, and borders to show all the different countries. Everything seems to be customisable - colours, background transparency, location dot colouring and transparency, clicking through to custom URLs, the list goes on .

All in all, a thoughtful and well build piece of software. Oh, and it's responsive (you just need to tweak a few settings).

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