The Premier Add On allows you to set a scheduled interval using the built-in WordPress Cron scheduler to calculate the initial distance for locations where the distance is zero.
The initial distance setting is used by Store Locator Plus to boost performance when loading the initial map. It uses and SQL index on a numeric value to select a subset of data versus calculating values for potentially thousands of locations and then filtering based on the calculation. For sites with more than 1,000 locations this feature significantly boosts initial map loading performance. Continue reading “Schedule For Initial Distance”→
All those little location markers on the map that Google just made FAR more prevalent in their latest update? Those are what they call map icons. They are also clickable which means all those locations will pop up a map bubble even if they are not YOUR Locations for your business. Premier Add On 4.7.1 for Store Locator Plus lets you disable the “clickability” on the map icons.
The Premier Add On includes an option to run location geocoding on a regularly scheduled interval. This can be useful for a hands-off approach when loading locations remotely through direct data connections.
The Premier Add On provides various options for scheduling routing maintenance of locations. For example, you can set Store Locator Plus to geocode uncoded locations twice per day; something that can be useful for a hands-off approach when loading locations remotely through direct data connections. Being able to see all of the events that are scheduled on your WordPress site is a useful tool in managing your server load. With the addition of the scheduled events, the Premier plugin also provides a “schedule insight” tool.
Results Interaction is a set of features provided by the Premier Add On. This set of features provides a variety of visual cues on the location map to indicate which location a user has clicked on when viewing a list of locations. This provides a variety of additional options beyond the standard Info Bubble that Store Locator Plus displays when a location is clicked.
Hide Street View is available as part of the Premier plugin included with the Premier Subscription for Store Locator Plus. The Street View icon , also known as “pegman” appears on all Google Maps by default. The Premier plugin allows you to turn this off.
Turning Street View On or Off
Go to the Store Locator Plus Experience Map tab and look for Hide Street View in the Appearance group.
Cluster Map Markers is available as part of the Premier plugin included with the Premier Subscription for Store Locator Plus. Cluster Markers show a single map marker graphics when two or more markers are within close proximity to one-another on the current map view. As a user zooms in the clusters break apart to show individual markers. When the zoom out the individual location markers combine into a single marker graphic with the count of locations represented by the graphic shown in the center.
Turn On Cluster Markers
Go to the Store Locator Plus Experience / Map tab and look in the Appearance section for “Enable Cluster Markers”.