Store Locator Plus Widgets are included in the Experience Add On. This add-on pack creates new widgets that can be used to connect to the Store Locator Plus map or location data on your site from any widget-enabled area in your WordPress theme.
SLP Search Form
The SLP Search widget places an interactive zip/address search box in any widget location on your site. A search initiated from the widget will direct the user to the Store Locator Plus map page that you have specified.
Map Page URL
The URL for the page on your site where you want the user to end up. The page should have the SLPLUS shortcode for rendering the Store Locator Plus map. For example http://localhost/?page_id=8 or https://localhost/locations/ if you have SEO-friendly page URLs enabled in the permalinks settings.
[box type=”note”]For users with pre 4.2.02 version of the widget pack, this is a single combined field including the URL portion before the “?” and after the “?” including the “?” itself. The versions 4.3 and lower are no longer maintained and may not be compatible with 4.4 versions [/box]
The label to precede the input box, or if ‘use placeholder’ is set, the text to use as a placeholder.
The text for the submit button.
When checked the label will be placed inside the input box as a placeholder.
Show locations within this radius from the zip code/address the user input.
Widget for States
The SLP States widget places a drop down list of the states or provinces where you have active locations. The user selects a state and presses the submit button to be redirected to a page with a Store Locator Plus map in place.
Widget for Cities
The cities widget provides a drop down list of cities based on your Store Locator Plus locations. Users can select a city where you have locations and be directed to your locator map to get directions or other details.
The Experience Add-on allows you to customize the layouts, the map interface, and the search form to display in a certain manner on the front end of your locator page
Search Layout is found under the Experience tab on the Search panel.
This setting allows the search form layout to be modified via a text setting. If the Search Layout field is left blank the default search form layout and your SLP style is used. If Search Layout is modified the layout will take precedence over most of the Search Form settings and the basic Store Locator Plus.
You must have the Experience Add-on (or the ES Legacy add-on) to change the Search Layout appearance, and along with other add-ons, also allow you to to use the shortcode on SLP WP page.
These shortcodes only apply to the Search Layout admin setting when you have the appropriate Add-on installed and activated.
This shortcode provides a simple mechanism to place standard search form elements on a custom search form layout, including the wrapping divs and classes around labels and input fields.
Places a search form button on the search form.
Store Locator Plus Appearance
Store Locator Plus comes with a variety of styles to provide a basic style framework that will attempt to match your locator page to various WordPress themes installed on your site. You can see the list of Plugin Styles under the Store Locator Plus Experience Tab / View panel.