Tag Archives: Pages

Store Locator Plus Featured Add-ons versus Legacy Add-ons

Q:    Can you help me identify the Store locator Plus add-ons that replace the add-ons now described as Legacy?

A:  Power Add-on  will deactivate and replace the following:
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Store and Category Manager

Store and Category Manager interface is available if you have the  Power  Add-on installed. You will see a tab “Categories” in your Store Locator Plus User Interface.

Power add-on Categories Admin

Note: if you do not have Power add-on activated, the basic set up and tab/ panel is seen as Tagalong. Tagalong is a Legacy add-on that has now been included in Power Add-on for future Store Locator Plus versions published after June 2016

Basic Settings

You can choose to show the categories that you have created in a drop down menu as part of the search form.  You can add text as a label that will display  at the top of the categories drop down menu, or you can leave blank.  You can also add text for the category select box hat will appear in front of the category drop down on the user interface.

Hide Empty Categories Setting

Do NOT turn this on unless you have   Pages enabled.

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Creating A List Of Location Pages [slp_pages]

This feature is available with an active Premier Subscription only.

Create a list of location pages, the Store Pages created by the Pages option of the Power add on, requires version 4.5 or later of the Power add on with the Pages option enabled.

Listing location pages is done by adding the [slp_pages] shortcode to your WordPress page or post.   Only published Store Pages are shown.   By default new pages created via the Manage Locations interface are created in ‘draft’ mode.

The [slp_pages] Shortcode

With not attributes set the [slp_pages] shortcode will create a list of all locations that contains the location name, address, and description.
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The Store Page [storepage] Shortcode

The [storepage] shortcode is used by the Pages and Power add ons to render live location data on a location (store) page.     The template is set under the Pages / Settings tab in the Initial Page Features group via the Page Template setting.

The [storepage] Shortcode

By default the [storepage] shortcode does not output any content.   You need to use one of the following attributes to generate location-specific output.

The Field Attribute

The field attribute is used to output location data fields from the current active location linked to the page.   The field names should be the field slug.  They slug is not case sensitive.    By default a slug is the field name in lowercase with no spaces.

This will also set the field name used for some of the other attributes.   Thus is is important to list this first if using some attributes such as the “type” attribute.

[storepage field=store] will output the name of the location.
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