Exporting and Importing Functions

 

This article covers Exporting and Importing Your Data with the WP Google Maps Pro

With WP Google Maps, you can export and import your data. This allows you to update your data with quick editing and to move your marker, map or poly data from one site, to another. 

 

 

Exporting/Importing Map Data

You can easily import or export WP Google Maps data via CSV to exchange data between websites. To import or export map data from WP Google Maps Pro, go to WordPress Dashboard → Maps → Advanced → Map Data tab.

 

 

Importing Map Data (Upload Map CSV File)

On the Map Data panel, click the Select File button and navigate to where you’ve previously saved an exported CSV containing WP Google Maps Pro data.

If you want to replace your current data with the data in the file, click the toggle button next to Replace existing data with data in file. The default is to add (append) the imported data to the data already in the file.

Finally, click the Upload File button to import your data to the database.

 

 

Exporting Map Data (Download Map Data)

On the Map Data panel, click the Download ALL map data to a CSV file and navigate to where you want to save the exported CSV file containing WP Google Maps Pro data.

 

 


 

Exporting/Importing Marker Data

You can easily import or export WP Google Maps marker data via CSV to exchange marker data between websites. To import or export marker data from WP Google Maps Pro, go to WordPress Dashboard → Maps → Advanced → Marker Data tab.

 

 

Importing Map Data (Upload Map CSV File)

On the Marker Data panel, click the Select File button and navigate to where you’ve previously saved an exported CSV containing WP Google Maps Pro marker data.

If you want to replace your current marker data with the data in the file, click the toggle button next to Replace existing data with data in file. The default is to add (append) the imported data to the data already in the file.

 

Beta feature: You also have the option (currently in beta) to automatically code geocode address to GPS coordinates if they don’t already exist. To use this feature, click the toggle button next to (Beta) Automatically geocode addresses….. Clicking this button will display a field for your Google Maps Geocode API key.

 

See the linked documentation to create your Geocode API key. Paste the API key into the textbox shown in the screenshot below.

Finally, click the Upload File button to import your data to the database.

 

 

Exporting Marker Data (Download Marker Data)

On the Marker Data panel, click the Download ALL marker data to a CSV file and navigate to where you want to save the exported CSV file containing WP Google Maps Pro marker data.  

 

 


 

Exporting/Importing Polygon Data

You can easily import or export WP Google Maps polygon data via CSV to exchange data between websites. To import or export polygon data from WP Google Maps Pro, go to WordPress Dashboard → Maps → Advanced → Polygon Data tab.

 

 

Importing Polygon Data (Upload Polygon CSV File)

On the Polygon Data panel, click the Select File button and navigate to where you’ve previously saved an exported CSV containing WP Google Maps Pro polygon data.

If you want to replace your current data with the data in the file, click the toggle button next to Replace existing data with data in file. The default is to add (append) the imported data to the data already in the file.

 

Finally, click the Upload File button to import your data to the database.

 

 

Exporting Polygon Data (Download Polygon Data)

On the Polygon Data panel, click the Download ALL polygon data to a CSV file and navigate to where you want to save the exported CSV file containing WP Google Maps Pro data.

 

 


 

Exporting/Importing Polyline Data

You can easily import or export WP Google Maps polyline data via CSV to exchange data between websites. To import or export polyline data from WP Google Maps Pro, go to WordPress Dashboard → Maps → Advanced → Polyline Data tab.

 

 

Importing Polyline Data (Upload Polyline CSV File)

On the Polyline Data panel, click the Select File button and navigate to where you’ve previously saved an exported CSV containing WP Google Maps Pro polyline data.

If you want to replace your current data with the data in the file, click the toggle button next to Replace existing data with data in file. The default is to add (append) the imported data to the data already in the file.

 

Finally, click the Upload File button to import your data to the database.

 

 

Exporting Polyline Data (Download Polyline Data)

On the Polyline Data panel, click the Download ALL polyline data to a CSV file and navigate to where you want to save the exported CSV file containing WP Google Maps Pro data.  

 


 

Download an example CSV file.

 


 

This covers importing and exporting your  data. If you need further assistance, feel free to post on our Support Forums or visit our Support Desk.

 

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