You Do Not Have Sufficient Permissions
If you are getting the message “you do not have sufficient permissions to access this page” when trying to access the “Manage Locations” or “Map Settings” page, but “Add Locations ” is working it is because another plugin is interfering with the submenu management module in WordPress. You will likely find that any plugin that has a separate sidebar menu with multiple entries underneath will only work on the first entry. There is little we can do to remedy the situation without risking breaking other plugins. We suggest deactivating other plugins, one-at-a-time, until you find the plugin causing problems then ask them to rewrite their menu and submenu process and admin panel filters to ensure the basic menu system remains intact.
Issue: Exports are Incomplete
Multiple large-scale exports (export function is available with Power Add-on ) have been tested on the Store Locator Plus dev site. On a relatively small server, a virtual machine with 2GB RAM running CentOS 6, we have been able to export 10,000 locations within 15 minutes with no issues. Special characters and extended data have also exported without issue.
If you are experiencing issues there are several things to check that can cause problems during an export:
Web Server Process Limits
Apache, and nginx as far as I are aware, have per-process limits. This is built into the web server to prevent “runaway” processes that eat up all of the CPU and memory on the server over time. On shared servers this limit is very low and typically allows 30 seconds to 2 minutes of processing time. Large data sets can use up to 5 minutes or more of processing time. Make sure your server has a high enough limit to allow the entire data export to complete execution.
A. If you are moving something like a staging/test site to a new site and want to bring everything over intact , the Store Locator Plus author strongly recommends looking into the WordPress backup tool VaultPress. One of the features included in VaultPress, besides real-time incremental backups of your site with restore points, is the ability to restore the site to an alternate site.
The Category Manager section provides a full management interface for Store Categories. This is where you will : Add New categories, determine if you want them to be a parent or a child , rank the category (optional) in the extended data, add a medium icon and/or map marker.
Gravity Forms Locations (Free) vs. Integration (Paid)
The Gravity Forms add-ons are available to purchase at Store Locator Plus.
“Gravity Forms Locations” by De-Baat (free) is available from the WordPress Plugin Directory and works with Store Locator Plus. The paid version, Gravity Forms Integration is available as a paid add-on , available at the Store Locator Plus home page under Third Party Add-ons and provides extended capabilities.
Contact Extender Fields
Enable Contact Extender under the General/Data tab.
Import features are available with the Power Add-on
If checked , use the faster MySQL Load Data method of file processing. Only base plugin data can be loaded, see the approved field name list.
This feature uses the MySQL Load Data command and is much faster than WordPress / PHP CSV file parsing, with the typical Google Geocoding limitations on performance and record counts (if you are not supplying, filling in the latitude/longitude data fields). This feature will only import basic location data. It does not import extended data fields or (Tagalong) category data. If you use this along with pre-entered latitude and longitude values you can import 100,000 locations in less than 10 minutes on a basic web server. The column headers must be included in the file and must match the basic fields. You do NOT need to include all columns.