Google Map Shortcode

This plugin allows you to include instances of Google Map in your blogs using the wordpress shortcode API. You can insert maps everywhere: in your theme files, posts and pages. The use of a custom field allows you to insert posts on the maps as points.

The shortcode looks like:

and the custom field name is:
google-map-sc-address

Features

  • Allows to include more than one google map instance on your pages.
  • You can use the shortcode on your post, pages and theme files.
  • When you click on a point in the map the window box opened shows part of the content of your posts (post title, thumbnails, excerpt).
  • You can customize the html of the info window box on your maps.
  • One custom field define the address of a post.

Installation

Unzip the google-map-sc file into your plugins folder and activate it.
Go to the Google Map Shortcode Options page under settings and Insert your Google Api Key .

Use

Insert the address in the google-map-sc-address custom fields on your posts or pages.
Decide where to show your maps and paste the shortcode in there.
In your post/page using:

In your theme files using:


Shortcode Options

This shortcode support the following options:

address
You can include a map with a single specific address. For example:

id
The Map will display the address assigned to the post with this id. When you create or edit a post or page you will have a Custom Field with the name google-map-sc-address to assign an address to this entry.

cat
Display on the map all the address assigned to the posts under this specifics categories separated by comma.

number
(1 to 10) Number of points on the map.

zoom
Default 10. Initial zoom of your map.

width
Default 400. Width of your map

height
Default 400. Height of your map.

external_links
Include the links to the map points outside of the map

Note:

There is a limit in the number of requests to the google map services, so you can not include more than 10 points on maps by page,  read more here on Google Map API FAQ.

Download

google-map-shortcode


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