Current Version: 3.5.1

Geolocation and Maps

Presspoint ships with the required systems to leverage Google Maps’ APIs to geolocate and display your users. You can create a map from a saved query, include a map on a contact directory and display search results on a map as well.

To enable mapping you simply need to do the following three things:

  1. Include at least an Address Group field on your profiles to collect address information that can be converted to map coordinates when inputting and updating your profiles.
  2. Enable Google Maps by choosing your settings under the Content > Maps Settings Page
  3. Acquire and install a Google Maps API Key (see below for instructions)

To acquire your Google Maps API Key follow the steps below:

  1. Go to https://cloud.google.com/maps-platform/user-guide/
  2. Click “Get Started” – this will walk you through the steps of creating a project and a Google Account, if you don’t have one already
  3. Once the initial setup is complete, verify that you have enabled the following:
    1. Google Maps Javscript API
    2. Google Maps Geocoding API

 

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