Power (WPSLP) / Power (MySLP) Overview

The Power add on for WordPress and the Power level for MySLP share the same features and functionality.    Here is an overview of some of the features you will find in this offering.

Categorization

Assign categories to your locations then allow users to pick a category and show only those locations.  Great for showing service versus retail centers or locations that carry specific products.
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Troubleshooting Large scale Exports/Imports

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.
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Category Manager

Manage

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.
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[slp_directory] List Mode

The Power add-on provides added functionality and features for large location lists, SEO management, and categorization of locations.

It also includes the ability to build simple text list directories of your locations via the [slp_directory] shortcode.
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