AndyB View map

xF2 Add-on AndyB View map 1.7

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Compatible XF Versions
2.0
Creates a button called View map for use in messages.

Clicking the View map button will show a Google map with a marker to a specific location.

(Example of View map button)
AndyB View map

(Example of View map page)
AndyB View map

(Example of View map link in visitors tab)
AndyB View map

(Example of Options page)
AndyB View map

Features:
  1. Large easy to use Google map displayed full screen.
  2. Responsive code supports all devices.
  3. Visitors tab has a link called View map, this allows viewing the Google map.
  4. View map button when clicked shows exact location in Google map.
  5. All phrases start with viewmap_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  1. Download Andy-ViewMap-1.3.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/ViewMap directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Setup step 1:

Copy the following two files from the add-on directory to a web viewable directory of your choice, for example a /misc/ folder:

viewmap.php
viewmap_crosshair.gif

Setup step 2:

Edit the viewmap.php file and change the first few variables to reflect your forum information.

Setup step 3:

Get your Google API key using this link:

https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/get-api-key

Update the viewmap.php file variable called $key located on the top of the file.

Setup step 4:

In the Options page, add the URL and Default coordinates.

Setup step 5:

Navigate to the following:

Admin control panel -> Content -> Custom BB codes -> map

Edit the HTML replacement so that it's pointing to the viewmap.php file located in your /misc/ folder.

How to create a View map button in a message:
  1. Under the Visitors tab, click the View map link.
  2. Move map to desired location.
  3. Copy the Map code at the bottom and paste it into a message.

    Example of map code:
    AndyB View map
How the View map button works:
  1. Member clicks View map button.
  2. The View map button is a Custom BB Code.
  3. the Custom BB code calls a link which is defined as a Route.
  4. The Route calls the Viewmap.php file located in the add-on directory.
  5. The Viewmap.php redirects to viewmap.php in the /misc/ directory.
  6. The viewmap.php file calls the Google API to display a map.
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ENXF NET
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    View map v1.7 changes: Improved map display for smaller screens. Updated Information page.
  2. See description

    View map v1.6 changes: Out of range coordinates will now place the marker at a default location.
  3. See description

    View map v1.4 changes: Now fully integrated into XenForo.
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