Tag Archives: WordPress
16
Jul

Charleston Software Associates Becomes A Google Enterprise Customer

Charleston Software Associates has officially become a Google Enterprise customer. The new licensing agreement for Google technologies will further strengthen the Store Locator Plus, a location mapping and search plugin for WordPress, product offering in coming months. The new licensing agreement provides CSA with direct access to the Google Enterprise support team as well as […]

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01
Jul

jQuery Selected Text

While working on Store Locator Plus updates I found a need to get the text of the currently selected dropdown (<select> HTML tag) element.    With jQuery employed in my WorcdPress plugins the process is simple: Here is how I employ this in the revised bulk action options dialog for the Store Locator Plus Manage […]

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23
Jun

Vagrant : Testing WP Plugins On Multiple PHP Versions

If you’ve followed my prior blog posts you already know that I’ve been playing with Vagrant this year in an effort to improve my workflow.   To date the biggest impact of the improved workflow is being able to recreate my self-contained WordPress plugin development system which runs a full GUI dev environment on CentOS […]

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23
Jun

Free Google and Bing Maps? Not For Long

Store Locator Plus is helping 45,000+ WordPress sites present interactive store locator and directory maps to their customers.   Along the way I have gained the loyalty and trust of thousands of web consulting agencies, design agencies, and website owners from mom-and-pop shops to multinational corporate enterprises.    Part of keeping that loyalty and trust […]

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02
Jun

Enhanced Search Gets Enhanced With Append Feature

Enhanced Search for Store Locator Plus was updated today with a new feature.   With Enhanced Search 4.1.04 there is a new “append to search” setting.   You can use this to set extra address information that is appended to any address a user enters into the address search box. This feature will make it […]

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02
Jun

Store Locator Plus Update For New Search Feature

Store Locator Plus was updated today with a behind-the-scenes patch that will facilitate a  new Enhanced Search “append to user-entered address” feature.   This patch comes as part of the base plugin version 4.1.28 and will go largely unnoticed by most users.   There are minor updates to the new Above and Beyond NyloBoard theme […]

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28
May

WordPress Store Locator Updated

Store Locator Plus, the location mapping and directory plugin for WordPress, was updated to version 4.1.27 today. This update changes the order in which the map markers are dropped on the map.  The change reverses the order so that the first entries on the results list are the HIGHEST marker on the map.   This […]

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28
May

Location Categorization And Custom Map Markers Updated

Tagalong, the Store Locator Plus add-on pack that provided categorization of your location and allows for custom per-location map markers and icons, has been updated to version 4.1.06 today. Today’s patch includes several fixes including the formatting on the admin page for the map marker and icon selector, allowing quick edit on the category page without […]

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28
May

WordPress Self-Managed Locations Add-On Updated

The User Managed Locations add-on pack for Store Locator Plus has been updated to version 4.1.008. The update fixes an incorrect “update available” message that would appear even after users had upgraded to the latest UML release. What is UML? The site administrator can allow or disallow the ability to manage locations on a user-by-user basis.  If […]

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27
May

Enhanced Map No Longer Fighting Tagalong Map Markers

Enhanced Map 4.1.02 was released tonight with a patch that stops it from obliterating the custom map markers of other add-on packs, specifically the Tagalong category-assigned map markers. Location-specific map markers will still take precedence, then Tagalong category markers, then the default Store Locator Plus end icon. Release Details

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24
May

Store Locator Plus Update 4.1.25

Store Locator Plus patch release 4.1.25 was published today.  This update includes some new SLP Themes, one for a customer and one that was created for the WordCamp Charleston Directory. The Big Map theme is designed to take advantage of full-page-width pages with a semi-transparent overlay of the search form and locations on top of […]

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22
May

Store Pages SEO For Your Locations v 4.1.01

An update for Store Pages,  and SEO friendly add-on that created per-location pages for Store Locator Plus locations, enters final testing today.    The public release is expected within 24 hours as preliminary testing has gone well.  Premier Members can get the release candidate from the downloads page (must be a Premier Member to view this […]

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16
May

WordCamp Charleston Locations

I am still in the process of creating my first responsive WordPress theme, based entirely on the Twenty Fourteen theme that WordPress provides. It is still in the very early “hacking” stages but is far enough along to put it to use. It works in conjunction with an upcoming Store Locator Plus theme “Big Map” […]

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16
May

Fixing Cool Video Gallery

Every time the author of Cool Video Gallery publishes an update it breaks the video tutorials on my site. I’ve sent the patch to the author, posted the patch in the forums, and yet the product remains unchanged. After upgrading today and searching for 30 minutes for the patch files I decided to put a […]

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01
May

Sort Location Results Any Way You Like : SLP 4.1.16 + Enhanced Results 4.1.07

Finally!   After a week of testing, bug fixes, more testing, and more bug fixes, new versions of Store Locator Plus, Enhanced Results, and Enhanced Search are ready for the general public.   The plugin details and changelog summary are noted below. Note: If you are using Enhanced Search or Enhanced Results you must upgrade both plugins […]

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