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WordPress Google Maps WD

Step by step guide


Adding Markers to WordPress Google Map

In this section you will learn how to add markers to your WordPress Google Map.


Markers are used for indicating specific location on a map. The icon of the marker appears as an overlay of the map and may give some additional information.
Note that all changes made here will be previewed on small map sample on the right side of the screen.

Title. You can provide a title for the marker. The title will be included in Information window of the marker.
Link URL. You can link Marker to any URL, so that when site visitor hits the marker they will be redirected to mentioned URL. The link will be opened in a new window.
Address. There are three ways of adding the marker location- providing address, filling in longitude and latitude or right-clicking on the location on the map.
Description. Description of the marker will be displayed alongside its title within Information window.
Marker Description Image. The marker information window can also contain an image. Here you can upload the images to be used.
Category. Here you can specify the marker category. More about marker categories can be found at Marker Category section.
Animation. By default the marker will be automatically displayed with the map, but if you want to have an effect for adding marker overlay, you can choose the animation from the list.
nable Info Window. Choose whether to have information window with markers or not.
Open Info Window by Default. Choose whether to display information window of the marker by default or when user presses the marker icon.
Icon. You can choose from existing icons or upload your own. Plugin includes different categories of icons.You can also create your own icons filling marker and icon colors. Your created icons will be saved in Added markers category.
Custom Icon size. Here you can define the dimensions of the icon.
Published. Choose whether to publish the marker or leave it for the further publishing.

When all settings are set up, press Add Marker button.

The created marker will appear below the map within Markers tab: here you will have the option to filter, duplicate, edit and delete markers.


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