We strive to make Locatoraid as close to your needs as possible. That is why we release new updates on regular basis to provide you with a dependable online store locator plugin at a reasonable cost. We develop zip code and store locator online solutions since 2009, and Locatoraid is a descendant of Lookup Runner product. Taking the experience to a new level!
Now it allows to enter "none" as the Google Maps API key if you don't need it for any reason.
Minor code updates.
Now it allows to use duplicated locations names.
Minor code updates.
BUG: the language translation files were not loaded correctly.
Make the map and the results list start hidden if no default search is given.
Minor code updates.
BUG: fixed a fatal database error for new installs.
A major update of Locatoraid with effective minimal design, quick framework core code. Safe, stable, and extendable.
Fixed the unnecessary slashes appearing.
Added the reverse alphabetically sort option.
A few code updates and fixes.
Removed potentially vulnerable own copy of PHPMailer library.
Added shortcode parameter for the default country option.
Added a dependency on jQuery for our scripts as it may be required for some WordPress configurations.
BUG: the admin Install menu produced an error.
Minor code updates.
Added a setting if the street address for locations is required. If not, then you can leave just the city.
Added an option to enter Google Maps API key that may be required for newer sites for the maps to work correctly.
A few minor code tweaks and fixes.
BUG: 404 error after certain WordPress search results
Switched database engine to mysqli if it's available for compatibility with PHP 7
BUG: Google maps API infobox file URL fix
BUG: the location search may have failed after settings update
BUG: featured locations were not visually highlighted in the front end
Added an option to sort locations by misc10 field [Pro]
Minor code fixes
Modified a bit the front end search form for a nicer view both in desktop and mobile.
Added an option to set number of locations per page in the admin area.
Allow longer entries for the website field (up to 300 characters), it was limited to 100 characters.
BUG: Small fix for the stats module to prevent SQL error under some configurations.
Modified a bit the admin edit location form to allow a bit more space for text inputs.
Modified a bit the front end search form for a nicer view.
Added a setting to open directions in a new window.
Added an option for the admin to manually enter geo coordinates for a location.
BUG: the address field format configuration was reset after updating the core settings.
Added address display format configuration to match your regional preferences.
BUG: directions link not working from the map after the infobox appeared after clicking on the locations list.
Added options for labels before the search field and the radius selection.
Added an option to configure which fields to show in the search results list and on the map.
BUG: "Always Shown" locations were not really always displayed.
BUG: If the matched locations title was set to blank, it still showed in the frontend.
BUG: The matched locations count was wrong if the output group by option was set.
Added an option to translate the Directions link label.
Moved all localization/customization options for the front end together in the settings form.
Pro Version: Skip locations with empty name and street address in the locations import file.
Pro Version: BUG: If the locations import file contained special characters like umlauts then they were skipped.
Added a setting to show the matched locations count in the front end.
Skip empty lines in the locations import file.
Added a setting to disable the scroll wheel in the map, it is useful when you don't want to automatically zoom the map when scrolling the page.
The Pro version now can have up to 10 misc fields.
A small fix to allow just "//" URLs, without protocol.
A new option to group locations output by zip/postal code.
A fix for the error in the print view for some search strings.
Print view link in the front end.
A new option to group locations output by country and by country then by city. It becomes active when countries are entered for your locations.
When using products, now it searches for the exact product name. Before it might give wrong results because it searched for ANY word from the product name. For example, if you had two products "Dark Beer" and "Lager Beer", and searched for "Dark Beer", it also returned records with "Lager Beer" only because it contained the word "Beer".
Product names are now sorted in alphabetical order.
Now it can recognize shortcode options. Currently there are 2: "search" for the search address, and "search2" for the product option if you have any. For example:
Added options to configure all other labels in the front end search form so now it can be easily translated into any language.
Added an option to configure the search form label: the "Address or zip code" text.
Fixed the empty label for website address in the admin panel.
Fixed compatibility issue with AutoChimp plugin
Modified the CSV import code that may have failed then loading UTF-8 encoded CSV files (applies to the Pro version).
Added a dropdown input to choose a country if you have locations in several countries
Added a configuration for the location website label. If no label is given then the location's website URL is displayed. Applies to the Pro version.
BUG: fatal error when Locatoraid front end was appeared on a post in the blog posts list rather on a page of its own.
A fix for front end view for sites that implement page caching for example WPEngine
BUG: when submitting the search by hitting the Enter button rather than a click, the auto-detect location input was appearing.
Added an option to hide the user autodetect button.
Added an option to view locations in alphabetical order (in Settings > Group Output).
BUG: the admin area in multi site installation was redirecting to the default site.
Added the data-id attribute in the location wrapping div (.lpr-location) in the front-end for a possible developer use.
Admin panel restyled for a closer match to the latest WordPress version.
Cleaned and optimized many files thus greatly reducing the package size.
The Pro version now features automatic updates option too.
Redesigned the front end search form a little
Minor updates and fixes
Fixed a bug if you are using several instances (like locatoraid2.php and [locatoraid2] shortcode), it was showing the first instance for all the shortcodes.
Added a wrapping CSS classes for location view in front end like .lpr-location-distance, .lpr-location-address, .lpr-location-name so you can design these elements in some custom ways.
Added an option to set a limit on the number of locations that are shown following a search. For example, even though there may be 10 locations near AB10 C78, the locator plugin shows 3.
Added the search widget for sidebar.
Making the plugin admin area accessible by only Editors or higher
A small fix in the front end view when both append search and start with all locations listing options were enabled.
jQuery live() deprecated calls replaced with up to date equivalents
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