Setup the Store Locator

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Settings Panel

You can find the everything inside your Admin Panel inside Store Locator -> Settings. If you can not see this menu make sure the Redux Framework plugin is installed and activated!

Store Locator Settings Menu

General Settings

In the General settings you have to enable the plugin first. Then you should enter your Google API Key for the frontend (get it here). Also you could set a server side key. This will be used only when importing stores without lat / lng to grab the latitude and longitude data from Google directly.

Below this you can …

  1. Export all stores
  2. Import Stores
  3. Get a sample custom import file (this uses your categories / filter)
  4. Delete all stores
General Settings

Map Settings

First you can enable or even disable the map. Then you can set a width and select the distance unit (miles or kilometer). After this you can set some defaults: Latitude, Longitude, Map Type & Map Zoom Level.

For the radius you can set the Radius select steps splitted by comma and set a default radius. You can choose if you want to draw a radius circle and if you want to extend the map if no stores where found.

You should set some default icons for the stores (even if you have set an icon on category or single store level). The logic for icons is the following:

  1. If a custom icon on single store is set -> take this
  2. If a custom category icon is set:
    1. If a store is only in one category -> take this icon
    2. If a store has multiple icons, the icon only changes when a category has been choosen in frontend
  3. If no store / category icon is set -> take the default Icon

At the bottom you can style the map as you like via some custom JS stylings. Examples can be taken from or

Map Settings

Infowindow Settings

The infowindow (when you click on a store) can be enabled or disabled. While enabled you have the option to set a custom width for the infowindow itself. Then you can specify the column layout for the details, the image and the opening hours.

Infowindow Settings

Result List Settings

Enabling the result list will give you the opportunity to choose a position (left / right sidebar, above / below the map).  You can choose the result list order, the width and if you want to show the title or not.

Furthermore you can set …

  • a “No Results Text”
  • Maximum Results
  • Store Link Action
  • Show Result List Icon
  • Show Result List Premium Icon
Result List settings

Search Box Settings

In the search box settings you can show the “Get my Position”-Link, show the Search Button, Search Title, Active Filter or Filters in total. Also you can set a default category filter and button text.

Furthermore you can:

  • Enable Auto Geolocation
  • Save Auto Geolocation in Cookie
  • Enable Autocomplete
  • Restrict Types
    You may restrict results from a Place Autocomplete request to be of a certain type. If for example you want to hide the street from autocomplete search, you have to select the “Regions”
  • Restrict Autocomplete to a country (2 character ISO-Codes only! You can insert for example us to limit the autocomplete to only search in United States)
  • Position
  • Width (in Columns)
Search Box Settings


When stores are being fetched, a loading icon will be displayed. With our plugin you can totally customize the icon. Choose a new icon, color, background color and more.

Loading Icon Settings

Data to Show

In total you can customize 20 different data to show. In example you can specify if you want to show a store’s name, the description, website, image, opening hours …


WooCommerce – Store Locator Button

When you have a WooCommerce Shop you can show the store locator button on single product pages. Within the store locator button settings you can choose where the button should show up and how the modal should look like.

WooCommerce Button settings

Default Store Values

Setting up default store values helps you to easily create stores, that always have the same data (like a website, country or opening hours). Just set a default value and everytime you manually create a store the defaults are filled out.

Default store values

Advanced Settings

Here you can add some custom CSS or custom JS. Also, if you have problems with the layout, you can disable Bootstrap here.

Advanced Settings
This Post Has 36 Comments
  1. Hi !

    I have purchased this plugin and installed. but it’s not working properly.
    We don’t use woocommerce so i am wondering if this plugin could work properly without install woocommerce.


  2. Hello!

    I’m building a search for a specific kind of financial advisor. I’m hoping to style the plugin to match your demo of “Search for Store” (e.g. map & results load in a different window, the search bar is the only visible part at the beginning).

    What settings need to be activated for this to happen? If we can get this finished I can guarantee a 5-star review.

    Thank you!


  3. Great! Thank you for your quick support.

    One last question – is there a CSS stylesheet or place that I can see the classes you used (specifically for the buttons) to style the plugin? I have a theme for the site that must match your plugin.

    Thank you!

  4. Hello again,

    The last step in this project is to build the plugin to show one specific store anytime. I’m not sure how to do this easily. What could be one suggestion that might work?


  5. Hello, before I buy this plugin, I need to know if it’s possible to do the following: We have crews across the US and we also have customers with store locations across the US. Can I use this plugin to show how many of those crews are based around a specific customer’s store/location? For example, our customer can select a store in New York City and then see all of the service crews around that store’s location. Also, will the plugin show the distance/miles by road/highway from that crew’s location to that store’s location? Can I do this using your plugin? Thanks in advance!

  6. Hi there,
    could you list which APIs one has to activate? As far as I can see: Geocoding API (imports, I guess), Maps JavaScript API, Places API. Anything else? I think that info would be great in the the general settings paragraph.


      1. Thanks for the reply. Great 🙂 I’ll follow-up with more questions, sorry:

        – I want to show filters for range but we don’t use taxonomies. Is there a way to hide the category dropdown or should I just use CSS?

        – I can switch on and off display of opening hours. If I want those only in the results not in the infowindow (or other way round), can I set this?

        – What do the “width in columns” values refer to? Bootstrap columns?

          1. Yes you can use custom CSS to hide the category filter
          2. Also only via custom CSS use the result list outer container to target the correct HTML element
          3. Correct the map / result list columns refer to the bootstrap grid
  7. Is there a way to show an incrementing number on each map marker such that the number matches a number in the results list? I was able to get an incrementing number to show in the results list using this CSS but not in the map:

    .store_locator_result_list_item {
    counter-increment: number;
    .store_locator_result_list_item:before {
    content: counter(number)” “;
    width: 25px;
    display: block;
    position: absolute;
    top: 20px;
    height: 25px;
    z-index: 2;
    left: 25px;
    color: white;

  8. Hi!
    I bought the WordPress Store Locator plugin and I’m getting some issues:

    1. Much white space between elements
    I already did what is in this FAQ, but it doesn’t work

    2. Max Height Result List
    I followed the FAQ and it didn’t work

    3. The plugin only works with “Use Output Buffering” marked. Is it right?
    My theme is Unicon with WPBakery Visual Composer (

    4. The result list is not showing all the content, it is hidding part of them and not breaking lines.

    5. The appearance is different from the demo. How can I get it more likely.

    You can check out my website with the Store Locator on

  9. Hello,
    The error message while uploading the store is “No Store Name in line: 1″….up to the last row
    even though the file has a store name column. Kindly assist.

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