The WP Map Factory

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The easy way to create great looking Google maps for your WordPress website.

Author:The WP Map Factory (profile at
WordPress version required:5.4.1
WordPress version tested:5.8.0
Plugin version:2.0.0
Added to WordPress repository:29-10-2019
Last updated:26-07-2021
Rating, %:100
Rated by:1
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Total downloads:448
Active installs:10+
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The WP Map Factory plugin allows any number of maps to be easily created and used in your website.

The “Basics”

Choose how from a variety of map types

  • Google maps – Roadmap, Satellite and Hybrid
  • Open Street Maps
  • Thunderforest maps – Open Cycle, Landscape and Outdoors

Choose how to toggle between the map types

  • Drop-down menu
  • Buttons
  • Thumbnail image

Choose how to fit the map

  • Manually – pan and zoom the map to what you want
  • Automatically – fit to all displayed objects

Choose what map controls are visible

  • Center button
  • Full screen button
  • Street view button
  • Zoom buttons

Set the map size

  • By pixels
  • By percentage


Create an unlimited number of markers defining the following type

  • Marker type
  • Size
  • Fill colour and opacity
  • Stroke colour, opacity and thickness
  • Anchor position of the marker


Create a placecard to highlight your business or location of interest

  • Direction
  • Link

Circles, Polylines and Polygons

Create an unlimited number of circles, polylines and polygons defining the following type

  • Size
  • Fill colour and opacity
  • Stroke colour, opacity and thickness
  • Tooltips and info windows
  • Elevation chart (for polylines)


To save time and hassle you can view a sample of the map prior to placing the shortcode in the post, page or widget in which the map will be displayed.

It was never so easy to create maps in WordPress!