Google Map are quite useful and widely used. As you may know that you can also 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. Here, in this post I’m going to share with you very interesting Google maps plugins for WordPress websites.
The plugins below offer not only an easier method to install a map, they also offer the option to add extra functionality, should you choose to need them. The plugins are listed in no particular order, but are separated into categories to make for easier browsing. You may be interested in the related posts: jQuery plugins, photo albums plugins and Facebook plugins.
1. Google Maps via Store Locator Plus
Store Locator Plus is an advanced system for managing multiple physical locations via a fully integrated WordPress solution.
2. WP Google Maps
Create custom maps with high quality markers containing locations, descriptions, images and links.
3. Leaflet Maps Marker
Maps Marker allows you to pin, organize and share your favorite spots through your WordPress powered site easily.
4. MapPress Easy Google Maps
MapPress is the most popular and easiest way to create great-looking Google Maps and driving directions in your blog.
5. Google Maps GPX Viewer
This plugin inserts google maps to your posts. Upload GPS tracks, trails or Points of Interests by gps files like kml or gpx.
6. WP GPX Maps
wp-gpx-maps will no longer be available on wordpress.org, because highcharts is not GPL licensed.
7. Google Maps Embed
Tiny MCE button for embedding a Google map via Google maps link. No API key needed. Also includes shortcode ability.
8. Google Maps Widget
Displays a single-image super-fast loading Google map in a widget.
9. WP Flexible Map
Flexible Map allows you to add Google Maps to your WordPress website.
10. 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.
11. Pronamic Google Maps
This plugin makes it easy to add Google Maps to your WordPress post, pages or other custom post types.
12. Google Static Map for WordPress
This simple plugin allow you to insert a google static map with a simple shortcode.
13. Map Navigator
The Map Navigation file defines one or more Continents, Countries, Regions, States and Cities.
14. thydzik Google Map
thydzikGoogleMap is a WordPress plugin that creates inline Google maps in your WordPress posts.
15. Google Map Shortcode
This plugin allows to include instances of Google Maps in your blogs with a simple editor button.
16. XML Google Maps
This plugin allows you to easily insert Google Map or Google Earth Plugin Maps into your blog.
17. Google Maps Route Plugin
Google Maps Route is open source software that enables you to easily insert Google Maps.
While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us.