Google maps listings have the capability to provide the exact location of your business. You can make sure that people can find your listings by submitting them to Google. By providing your real estate listings to Google, you will broaden your distribution and receive free traffic and leads through natural search results on Google properties.
Do you know that you can also integrate Google Maps in your websites?
The plugins below are useful tool that lets you put a map in your website easily with a specific purpose, such as for stores, restaurants, online directories websites, locations, business addresses and much more. There are several plugins that you can get for free with a variety of features.
You can also attach up to 10 photos of your business, for example you can give potential customers a feel for your restaurant both inside and out.
You can easy integrate Google Maps in your websites. Easily embed, customize and use Google maps on your WordPress site in posts, pages or as an easy to use widget. Display local images and let your site visitors get directions in seconds. I have compiled a list of some cool free WordPress Google map plugin that you can use for your WordPress website.
1) Leaflet Maps Marker
Maps Marker allows you to pin, organize and share your favorite spots & tracks through your WordPress powered site easily. You can use maps from OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing Maps or custom maps and additionally display your spots and tracks in innovative ways like through augmented-reality browsers.
2) SimpleMap Store Locator
SimpleMap is a powerful and easy-to-use international store locator plugin. It has an intuitive interface and is completely customizable. Its search features make it easy for your users to find your locations quickly.
3) WP Map Markers
Add new locations like posts with the Location custom post type. Display maps on your posts and pages with a simple shortcode. The map interface lists locations near you and allows you to search with autocomplete and filter by features. The features are terms from a custom Feature taxonomy. Add as many filters as you like.
4) Google Maps via Store Locator
This advanced Store Locator enables you to add and manage all your locations and their related information, and making it easy for your users to search and locate your stores or businesses on a Google Map. The plugin comes with 2 type of display, so you can have a page displaying your stores on a Google Map, and another displaying your store in a list.
5) Easy2Map WordPress plugin
Easy2Map is a simple-yet-powerful tool for quickly creating custom Google Maps for your posts and pages. Using a drag-and-drop interface, you can create maps containing one or many markers, customize the maps’ size, zoom and location, and then drop it into any page or post using the simple [easy2map] short code. Any page or post containing a map’s short code will display the map and its markers.
6) NextGEN Gallery Geo
NextGEN Gallery geo is a flexible plugin, displaying beautiful maps with your photos by using EXIF Data or geocoding. The NextGEN Gallery plugin is required to use this plugin.
7) Pronamic Google Map
With this plugin a user can easily add location (latitude, longitude) meta data to a page, post or a custom post type. This plugin adds a meta box with an Google Map to the post editor. Users can easily drag and drop a marker on the map to save location meta data for a post.
8) CP Google Maps
CP Google Maps allows to insert a Google Maps in a post or in any of the WordPress templates that display multiple posts.
The Google Maps inserted in a single post displays a marker at the position indicated by the geolocation information pertaining to the post, but also shows markers of the last posts published in related categories. The number of markers to display on the Google Maps can be set in the plugin’s settings.
9) WP Geo
WP Geo is a Google Maps for WordPress plugin which enables you to easily attribute a location and map to a post or page. When editing a post or page, you will be able to set a physical location for that post and easily embed a Google map into your post.
10) WP GPX Maps
This plugin has, as input, the GPX file with the track you’ve made and as output it shows the map of the track and an interactive altitude graph (where available).
11) XML Google Maps
This plugin allows you to easily insert Google Map or Google Earth Plugin Maps into your blog. Supports KML, KMZ, GPX and geoRSS filelinks.
12) Feedgeorge WordPress Plugin
Feedgeorge is a platform to discover, create and share news, information and data about places. It aggregates location data in a single platform. To help WordPress users with a better geotagging experience, we introduce you Feedgeorge WordPress Plugin (FGWPP).
13) ExtraWatch PRO
Analyze your visitor behavior, optimize website and then increase conversions and sales. Once called the “Swiss Army Knife” for every WordPress website. See map of clicks on Heatmap, Facebook, Twitter and other Media.
14) Basic Google Maps Placemarks
BGMP creates a custom post type for placemarks (markers) on a Google Map. The map is embedded into pages or posts using a shortcode, and there are settings to affect how it’s displayed. You can create markers that will show up on the map, and set their icons using the Featured Image meta box.
15) Google Routeplanner
Allows you to add one or more route planners based on Google Maps to help your users to find a specific place such as your company site, the plugin integrates a Route Planner based on Google Maps in WordPress. The view of the plan can be quickly and easily adapt to your needs and of course it is also possible to create more than one route planner, for example to find venues.
16) Google Map Neighborhood
If you want to display the nearby places like pubs, restaurants, bus stations etc of a location in your website this is the best plugin for you. ‘Layero Google Map Neighbourhood Plugin’ displays a maximum of 20 results for each nearby place you are looking for.