Google Maps has become an important tool for pretty much everyone these days. Who doesn’t check their directions before they head out on a journey? Or use the Smartphone app to navigate around town?
But embedding it in your website has never been a 100% simple matter, especially for people not comfortable working with code. WPMU DEV’s Google Maps Plugin makes it incredibly simply to embed a map in your website. You don’t even need to visit Google Maps to do it!
- Simple Embed in your Posts and Pages with the “Add Map” icon in the visual editor
- Full Mapping Widget
- Advanced Settings
- Compatible with WordPress, BuddyPress and MultiSite
The Google Maps icon appears in your visual editor:
Click it and the map options will pop up:
Insert all of your information, save the map and insert it into your post. A shortcode will appear:
And here it is on your page:
You can even get directions and use street view!
Of course, you need to be able to add your maps anywhere on your site so we’ve added a widget as well: