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Q. We are developing a new website and want to move the content can I add the plug-in data we already have, into the new website?

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.
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Extended Data Manager

The Extended Data Manager feature allows additional data fields to be added to your locations and allows you to add new elements.

Works best with Experience Add On.

Note: If you want the extended data to appear in your results and it is not already there via the SLP style you are using, you may add to the Results layout the shortcode: [slp_location data.<slug>] where <slug> matches the field slug noted in the Extended Data Manager admin interface.

Adding Custom Fields

Go to the General / Data tab.   Add a new custom field to your locations via the Add Extended Data Element group.

EDM 4.5 Add Field

EDM 4.5 Add Field

 

Managing Extended And Custom Fields

You can manage which fields are shown, hidden, their data types, and other attributes of extended location data element via the Manage Extended Data Elements group under the General / Data tab.

EDM 4.5 Manage Fields

EDM 4.5 Manage Fields