This article covers setting the default Marker icon with WP Google Maps. This documentation is current for WP Google Maps version 6.
Setting a new default Marker icon allows you to replace the default red location icon with an icon of your choosing. To change the default Marker icon, select the Map you want to edit. WordPress Dashboard → Maps.
Click the Edit link below the name of the Map you want to change.
On the Create Your Map page, click on the Advanced Settings tab. Then click the Upload Image button next to Default Marker Image.
Clicking the Upload Image button brings up the Media Library. Use the Media Library to select an icon image from your Media Library or upload an image. Once you have selected the image you want to use, click the Use as Default Marker button.
The image shown for the Default Marker Image will be changed to the image you selected. Note that you can also change the icon used for the Default User Location Icon on the Advanced Settings tab. The process is the same used to change the Default Marker Image.
Once you’ve made the desired changes on the Advanced Settings tab, scroll down and click the Save Map button.
Finding New Map Marker Icon Images
You can find Marker icon images free on the web. We have a collection of free marker icons for WP Google Maps. There is also an awesome collection of marker icons created by Nicolas Mollet in his Map Icons Collection.
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