Trackserver

GPS Track Server for TrackMe, OruxMaps and others

Author:Martijn Grendelman (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.7
WordPress version tested:5.7.2
Plugin version:4.3.2
Added to WordPress repository:02-02-2015
Last updated:06-04-2021
Rating, %:100
Rated by:17
Plugin URI:https://www.grendelman.net/wp/trackserver-wor...
Total downloads:13 241
Active installs:700+
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Getting your GPS tracks into WordPress and publishing them has never been easier!

Trackserver is a plugin for storing and publishing GPS routes. It is a server companion to several mobile apps for location tracking, and it can display maps with your tracks on them by using a shortcode. It can also be used for live tracking, where your visitors can follow you or your users on a map.

Unlike other plugins that are about maps and tracks, Trackserver’s main focus is not the publishing, but rather the collection and storing of tracks and locations. It’s all about keeping your data to yourself. Several mobile apps and protocols are supported for getting tracks into trackserver:

A shortcode [tsmap] is provided for displaying your tracks on a map. Maps are displayed using the fantastic Leaflet library and some useful Leaflet plugins are included. Maps can be viewed in full-screen on modern browsers.

To publish a map with a track in a post or a page, just include the shortcode:

[tsmap track=<id>]

See the FAQ section for more information on the shortcode’s supported attributes.

Requirements

Trackserver requires PHP 5.3 or newer and it needs both DOMDocument and SimpleXML extensions installed.

Credits

This plugin was written by Martijn Grendelman. Development is tracked on Github: https://github.com/tinuzz/wp-plugin-trackserver

It includes some code and libraries written by other people:

TODO

  • More track management features, like folders/collections
  • Better permissions/authorization system
  • Track statistics, like distance, average speed, etc.
  • Add map profiles, maybe include leaflet-providers plugin
  • Add track decorations, for example with the PolylineDecorator plugin

More TODO-items and feature ideas in the TODO file contained in the plugin archive.


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