Google Maps application program interface (API) is a user-friendly mapping technology that provides information on business locations, contact information, and driving directions. It is a desktop web mapping service developed by Google. The Google Maps feature street maps, satellite imagery, 360° panoramic street view, real time traffic conditions, and route planner for traveling by foot, car, bicycle or any other public transportation. It also provides services for mobile users with the help of Global Positioning System (GPS) along with data from wireless and mobile networks.
WordPress is an open source website or a blog creation tool written in PHP and MySQL programming language. It is the most preferred content management system (CMS) that enables users to create customized, and professional web sites. It offers a wide selection of plug-ins and templates, functionalities, and a multiuser feature to create multiple blogs with a single installation controlled from a centralized administration panel.
WordPress Integration with Google Maps:
The WordPress site helps to showcase the correct location of the business and auto fetch the live map details from Google Maps. The integration provides direction or location to the visitors effectively and also get indexed by Google. It also lets the user to list the data and services on the WordPress website into their Google account. The integration promotes brand sales by making it simple and easy for the customers to locate the store. Features of the Integration:
- Easy to use
- Responsive maps
- Easy map widget functionality
- Localization support and customization
- Customization of width, height and zoom level
- Store locator
- Add marker icons, descriptions, links and images to map
- Filter markers by category
- Multiple map widget functionality
- Integration of routes into WordPress site
- WordPress Network friendly
The integration allows the user to manage a fully functional Google map on the WordPress site that benefits in directing every visitor straight to your market. It provides with the option to pin, organize and share most preferred places and easy tracking through the WordPress website. The integration works best to provide a detailed information about the business and addresses of all offices located in multiple locations around the country or the world. WordPress customizable features provide users with interactive mapping experience, responsive style maps, multiple map and more.