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11 WordPress Store Locator scripts and plugins

Plugins and scripts for wordpress store locators

If you’ need to display multiple locations on a map, a store locator script can be a great way of improving the user experience and give your website a proffesional touch.

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Use PHP, MySql and Google Map API v3 for displaying data on map

Displaying multiple=Displaying data on maps can be useful in many situations.

By integrating tools like PHP, MySQL and Google Maps, you can relatively easy build customized maps for your website or blog.

In this post we’ll take a closer look on the possibilities, and build a  interactive map based on PHP, MySql and Google Map API v3.

To see what we’re building, see live example here

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Display data on Google Maps with Geo RSS

Display data layer on Google maps with GeoRssGoogle map API is a great tool for displaying maps on your wesbite or blog.

Displaying a single point on the map is pretty straightforward, but if you want to display many points, you need to start working with layers.

In this post you’ll learn to add many points to your map with a GeoRSS layer.

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Street Slide new Street View functionality from Microsoft

Microsodt introduces Street Slide Street view functionality in Bing MapsThe development in the mapping world is very fast. Both Microsoft and Google has Street level imagery (Street View and Street Side) but navigating this content can be a little difficult.

However Microsoft has now invented a new navigation concept – Street Slide

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Wikipedia and Panoramio on Google Maps

Add wikipedia and Panoramio data to Google Map API with GLayerOne of the great features of Google Maps API, is the possibility to easily display Point Of Interest (POI’s) on top of the maps.

Included in Google Map API V2 is the GLayer function that makes it very easy to display data from Wikipedia and Panoramio as layers on your Google Map API based maps.

In this post we’ll create a script that uses the GLayer functionality to display POI’s on your map.

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Style your Google maps with JSON

Customize the colors of google maps api with cssHow about getting the possibility to style the map from the Google Map API in any way you like.

For basic usage, the standard colors from Google Maps are fine, but if you have a specific map where you want to highlight specific types of data – eg. highways, or just want to customize the look and feel of the map, you now have the chance with the new styling possibilities in V3 of the Google Maps API.

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Great Google Maps Mashups

Google maps mashupsOne of the fantastic things about Google Maps, is that it’ s quite easy to build interesting map mashups.

In this post, we’ll look into a small fraction of the strange, interesting or impressive Google Maps Mashups that can be found on the web.

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