Google Maps Locator plugin for WordPress

Google Maps Locator plugin to build custom Google Maps with high quality markers and additional instruments. Frontend submission form allows users to submit markers and listings from frontend of WordPress site. Search form filters markers and listings by categories, locations and content fields. Draw Area functionality is the most perfect tool to search needed places in accurately pictured area.


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Last Update

November 5, 2022

Last Version



6 months included


Lifetime updates

Features of Google Maps Locator plugin

  • Custom icons and colors of map markers
  • Frontend dashboard for regular users
  • Draw Area functionality
  • 5-star ratings for listings
  • Load only visible map markers – thousands of markers will not slow down the site (AJAX loading)
  • Load marker InfoWindow by AJAX – additional tweak for performance
  • Set up listings expiration period or make listings never expire
  • Search by categories and locations
  • Powerful search by content fields
  • Powerful directions panel
  • Markers icons and colors by categories
  • Locations search in radius – results displaying on the map
  • Markers clusters
  • Automatic Geolocation
  • Set up listings active period or make them eternal
  • Ability to renew expired listings
  • Set up any number of locations for one listing
  • Assign any number of categories for one listing
  • Listings Images with AJAX uploading
  • YouTube and Vimeo videos attachments for listings
  • Contact listing owner form + integration with Contact Form 7 plugin
  • Email notifications
  • Adapted for reCaptcha
  • Comments in listing window
  • Start address or start latitude/longitude point on the map
  • Fully customizable and easy in configuration
  • The plugin uses custom post types and taxonomies
  • Responsive and mobile-friendly design
  • Fully compatible with Elementor, WPBakery Page Builder, SIteOrigin page builder, Divi builder and otheres. Just use shortcoder widget and insert needed params
  • 6 shortcodes, including: maps, search box, submission form, frontend dashboard and submit button, and tracking shortcode
  • Custom Google Map styles
  • Order address elements as you wish, commas and spaces help to build address line
  • CSV import/export/bulk update with ability to import images files

Who’s Online feature

  • track visitors – show visitors location along with other map markers
  • track users only on a certain map or use tracking shortcode on all pages of your site
  • select how long to save information about their visit
  • registered users can manage their profile as listing

Map Markers and Marker Icons

  • Choose Font Awesome icons or PNG images
  • Default Map Marker color and default icon
  • Set up needed map marker size for Font Awesome icons
  • Markers icons and colors by categories

Listings popup

  • Customizable content fields of different types (phone number, text string, textarea, digital value, select list, radio buttons, checkboxes, website URL, email, date-time, price, opening hours, file upload)
  • Content fields groups
  • Font Awesome icons for custom content fields
  • Category-based content fields
  • Listings Images gallery with AJAX uploading
  • YouTube and Vimeo videos attachments for listings
  • Contact listing owner form + integration with Contact Form 7 plugin
  • Report form
  • Listings comments
  •  Get Directions input field
  • There is a setting to select what tab to be active by default

Marker InfoWindow popup

  • Click on a marker to open InfoWindow
  • “Directions” and “Read more” buttons
  • Customize InfoWindow and logo width
  • Select which content fields to display

Customize colors

  • Customize colors of listing header, field captions, field items icons, select box input labels
  • Customize colors of search form background and elements
  • Primary color, secondary color, links color, links hover color, button primary color, buttons secondary color, button text color, buttons gradient color

Google Maps

  • Google Maps integrated
  • Search form on a map
  • Radius search – enter address to get center point or move center point by mouse
  • Draw panel – draw area by mouse where you wish to search locations
  • Custom map markers – icons and PNG images
  • AJAX loading to speed up big maps
  • Compact map markers into clusters

Search Forms

  • Build search forms in visual builder
  • Search by: keywords, addresses, locations, categories, radius search, ratings
  • Use custom content fields: checkboxes, select boxes, radio buttons, dates, open time, price slider, taxonomy slider, much more
  • Create and select specific search form for each map
  • Configure look and style of search form in seconds
  • Search form directly on a map (left or right sidebar)
  • Search shortcode and widget (place it anywhere on page)

Frontend Submission and Dashboard

  • Pre-moderation mode
  • Depending on settings a listing has eternal active period (never expire) or manage expiration date (frontend optional)
  • Frontend dashboard for regular users
  • Additional content fields depend on selected categories
  • Claim listings functionality at the frontend
  • Multi-categories
  • Multi-locations
  • Listings media metabox: upload images, attach youtube and vimeo videos
  • Generate map markers on the map
  • Select custom map marker icon


  • .po and .pot files included
  • Use LocoTranslate or any other plugin to translate
  • Supports RTL (Right To Left) – layout, functionality, UI widgets

Please, note, that Google Maps is no longer free. You must enable billing with a credit card and have a valid API key for all of your projects.

Google Maps Platform gives $200 credit monthly which gives near 28.000 map loads per month for free.
This is requirement of Google Maps service and not the plugin itself.

Version 2.6.2 - November 5, 2022
- improvement: display locations with same coordinates in one scrolling infoWindow using clusters on the map

Version 2.6.1 - September 1, 2022
- bug fix: reCAPTCHA v3 contact form fix
- bug fix: drawing panel incorrect search requests in polygon area
- bug fix: multi-select fields did not work in WPBakery Page Builder directory widgets settings

Version 2.6.0 - July 25, 2022 - New updater - New feature: track visitors and display on map Version 2.5.9 - June 17, 2022 - improvement: better search by address and in radius - bug fix: wrong database structure on installation - bug fix: broken string/textarea fields search Version 2.5.8 - April 11, 2022 - new feature: center point on radius search - move and search - improvement: added 'use_wrapper' parameter in [webmap-dashboard] shortcode - improvement: clusters grid size was reduced - new setting: Images required - bug fix: disable listing link in info Window when readmore button disabled - bug fix: disable wheel zoom setting did not work - bug fix: could not disable search form on maps - bug fix: 5-columns layout of a search form could not be saved Version 2.5.7 - February 16, 2022 - bug fix: missing map markers after previous update Version 2.5.6 - February 10, 2022 - bug fix: missing javascript files on load after previous updates Version 2.5.5 - February 9, 2022 - improvement: edit "Try to search" and "Search in radius" labels in search forms options - improvement: tags filter was added to the map configuration settings - improvement: now decimal values available when search by radius - bug fix: search field select dependency terms problem - bug fix: follow content fields shortcode parameters - bug fix: hierarhical and multi-select search fields reset error Version 2.5.4 - November 26, 2021 - improvement: search by opening hours field - improvement: sticky-scroll search forms on map now have fixes position in the map sidebar - improvement: sort listings by distance when search in radius - improvement: pan the map to entered address when search in radius - bug fix: removed unverified message of WooCommerce Search & Filter plugin Version 2.5.3 - October 22, 2021 - bug fix: broken post types functions on the last update Version 2.5.2 - September 30, 2021 - improvement: more accurate items count on address radius search - improvement: taxonomy specific and dependency terms shown by tree in Search Forms panel - bug fix: mile/miles, kilometer/kilometers translation function updated Version 2.5.1 - September 30, 2021 - improvement: adapted for Loco translate Version 2.5.0 - September 29, 2021 - New search system - new feature: search/listings sidebar on the right - new feature: listings below the map - improvement: clickable phone number in map marker InfoWindow Version 2.4.8 - July 23, 2021 - improvement: new Google Maps style: No default Points Of Interest on the map - bug fix: main map reload on listing window open Version 2.4.7 - May 8, 2021 - bug fix: could not switch off "Directions" and "Read more" buttons Version 2.4.6 - April 29, 2021 - improvement: map marker info window generated in template (customize it now) Version 2.4.5 - March 5, 2021 - improvement: compatibility with new version of Contact Form 7 plugin - bug fix: broken map on admin backend during listing creation Version 2.4.4 - February 12, 2021 - improvement: ability to import additional map marker info in CSV file - improvement: added "no listings found" note at the listings sidebar - bug fix: clusters not working correctly Version 2.4.3 - January 18, 2021 - bug fix: error on predefined values of checkboxes content fields in search form Version 2.4.2 - January 14, 2021 - improvement: better compatibility with WordPress 5.6 Version 2.4.1 - November 27, 2020 - new setting: enable map dragging by one-finger movements - improvement: reCAPTCHA v3 was added - improvement: redirect='URL' parameter for the [webmap-search] shortcode - bug fix: logo space persists when "Speed up loading on AJAX" enabled in map settings - bug fix: separate translation strings of expiration email notification subjects Version 2.4.0 - August 5, 2020 - new feature: add predefined locations at the frontend submission form - bug fix: php errors on a map with preselected categories - bug fix: search input reset did not work on certain occasions - our plugins section updated