I wrote a new WordPress plugin for a side project and just released it into the repository. It creates a custom post type for markers and then inserts them into an embedded Google Map, using the post’s featured image as the map icon.
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Google doesn’t give you a link to export placemarks that you add to a saved map, but you can change the ‘output’ parameter in the iframe URL from ’embed’ to ‘kml’ to download an XML file with all of the map details, including the placemarks and custom icons. I got an error when trying to […]
Mapki has a detailed list of URL parameters for Google Maps. Setting daddr is useful when you want to create a link for a user to get directions. You can also control the zoom level, type of map (normal, satellite, terrain, etc), overlay information and lots of other things.