Question: I would like to use your WordPress plugin to add location searching to my site. I would like to be able to rank and even possibly remove locations from the search results. Also, each location offers different products of mine. So, if a user selects a product and a zip code I would like to show them locations that offer the product they are looking for ranked in order of my ranking system. I have many locations (10k +). Can you please let me know what addons I will need to accomplish my goals? I definitely need to be able to upload CSVs. Continue reading “What To Buy : Rank Hide Import 10K Locations With Products Offered”→
A. The (User) Experience settings in Store Locator Plus determine how the front end, that part of the plugin your site visitors interact with, looks and behaves. The settings on the (User) Experience tab change how the plugin looks and acts across all of the locators you have on your site. Some of the attributes set here can be overridden via shortcode attributes with the Experience Add-on.
A. Category ranking is a feature when you are using the Power Add-on and the category manager. The rank is used to sort the categories which will affect the map marker that is used when a location has been assigned more than one category. Following the page ranking paradigm set by WordPress, the rank field is a simple numeric weighting for the categories. This extended data attribute for categories makes it easy to re-arrange the “weight” of categories for map marker selection without mangling category slugs. The lower the number, the higher the precedence for the map marker.
You can change the Google map view to any that Google has to offer “hybrid, road map, satellite (aerial), terrain” The settings are under Experience/Map ,scroll to the map panel to see Map Type and use the pull down menu to change to which one you want as the default and then save changes. For additional features , or to change the overall appearance layout, or style of the map you will need the Experience Add-on.
Q. I seem to get a notification, every time someone leaves a comment on a topic. Can you undo that?
A. There are both forum-level and thread-level subscriptions, this video shows you how to stop email from either level, visit the SLP YouTube channel.
If a site visitor types and unfamiliar keyword or address that is not in your locations data fields or Google Maps returns a map that is not where your site visitor wants to be, you can provide instructions to help them narrow down the selection and return the correct location. Continue reading “No Results Found label”→