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WP Google Maps is now WP Go Maps

When we launched our first version on the 27th Jan 2012, Google Maps was pretty much the only mapping API service available. It was also the most widely used map provider on the planet. A lot has changed since then. We’ve always been a fan of allowing our users to primarily use Google Maps as

Bug: Uncaught Error: Class ‘WPGMZA\Page’ not found

Earlier today we launched 8.1.0 on WordPress.org. Unfortunately during our submission of the files, some files went missing which resulted in quite a few of you experiencing fatal error “Uncaught Error: Class ‘WPGMZA\Page’ not found“ which most likely took down your website. We’re sorry you experienced this bug! How to fix the issue In order

Google Maps API introduces new pricing changes

If you haven’t already heard, Google Maps have made some big changes to the way they allow the use of their Google Maps API, which our WP Go Maps plugin depends on. In short, the following is important to note: All accounts now require a linked credit card in the Google API Console All users will get

1000 reviews today!

WP Google Maps 1000 Reviews

Today we celebrate a huge milestone – 1000 reviews! I launched the plugin back in January 2012, nearly 5 years ago. Ever since day one, the focus has been on the customer. The idea then was that if you provide a good product with amazing support, you should gain the momentum needed to grow the product and push

Introducing Real Time Location Tracking with WP Google Maps

It is with great excitement that we introduce our Real Time Location Tracking app for WP Go Maps. When used, the app will send your location directly to your WordPress website and insert a marker at that location on the specified map of your choice. The app is currently available to Android users and both

We’re phasing out Timthumb

As I’m sure you are aware, Timthumb has been riddled with issues in the past few years. Some of these issues have been severe and this has caused the lead developer of Timthumb to essentially lose interest and stop maintaining his product. It’s a pity as it was a great product. With that being said,

Create a Map and Marker Using Custom Fields

This article covers Create a Map and Marker Using Custom Fields with the WP Go Maps Pro Add-on. This feature requires WP Go Maps Pro. This documentation is current for WP Go Maps version 6. Note: You’ll need to edit a page/post, enable custom fields at the top of the page and then enter in

Pro Version 4.10b released

I’ve been hard at work trying to get out some new functionality for WP Go Maps. Version 4.10b has the following: Added Polygon functionality Added Polyline functionality Markers can now be sorted by id,title,description or address Added better support for jQuery versions Plugin now works out the box with jQuery tabs Added standards for the