Custom Baidu Maps

Custom Baidu Maps is a WordPress plugin to easily create and integrate one or more Baidu maps with custom
locations in to your site.

Author:Digital Creative (profile at
WordPress version required:3.0.1
WordPress version tested:4.3.1
Plugin version:1.4
Added to WordPress repository:01-11-2013
Last updated:15-09-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Total downloads:9 151
Active installs:800+
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Easily create Custom Baidu Maps to add to any WordPress ost or page. You can create one or multiple maps with our easy to use settings panel, then insert the map using a shortcode.

With Custom Baidu Maps you can customize each map with multiple locations with options to add/change location coordinates, add a description, choose background and font colors and upload your own custom marker image.

Basic Usage with shortcodes :

To provide a map with the width and height of 500 * 400, centered at latitude : 39.900 , longitude : 116.403 with a zoom of '12'

[bmap width="500" height="400" lat="39.900" lng="116.403" zoom="12"]

Options : - width : width of the map entered in pixels - height : height of the map entered in pixels - lat : latitude of the map - lng : longitude of the map - zoom : zoom level of the map (1 - 19), lowest to highest

Advanced Usage Baidu Maps post-type :

  1. Enter your Baidu Developers API Key (if you have not already).
  2. Select the "Baidu Maps" post type from the wordpess menu.
  3. Click on "Add New".
  4. Enter the map settings (height, width, zoom and coordinates).
  5. Upon publishing, add the new generated shortcode to the page content.

Adding a Marker on the map (optional) :

  1. Click on "Add Marker" below to add a new marker to this map.
  2. Enter the marker details (name, description, coordinates, background color, font color).
  3. You may also change the default marker image with you own image, click on "Choose Image" to select an image.
  4. Click on "Show Marker Details" if you wish to see the details visible at start.