API Bing Map 2018

Description

API Bing Map 2018 is trying to prove that bing maps are reliable maps nowadays with plenty of options in the bag.
This plugin comes with multiple pin location, coordinates, address, width, height, map zoom, custom pin url, HTML Class attribute, and map type.
In order to use this Plugin you need to register to bing website to get and API Key.
It can be added on the sidebars or footer with the widget option, or directly to a page body using the shortcode [tuskcode-bing-map]
For support or suggestions please email me at: developer@tuskcode.com

A brief Markdown Example

  1. Multiple Pins
  2. Custom width and height
  3. Custom Pin image
  4. HTML Class
  5. Map Zoom
  6. Map Type selection
  7. Widget
  8. Disable/Enable Scroll on map
  9. Short Code [tuskcode-bing-map]
  10. Added 600+ custom icons
  11. Latitude and Longitude fields for new pins
  12. Center map on desired location
  13. Address Suggestion

Screenshots

  • settings-page.png
  • widget-page-location.png

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/api_bing_map_2018 directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Under the admin menu page ‘API Bing Map 2018’ you can configure the plugin.
  4. In the ‘API Bing Map 2018’ page make sure to add API key from bing maps website, a link will be displayed beside the input.
  5. After all the custom setting have been applied, grab the shortcode [tuskcode-bing-map] and place it in any of your pages body to display the map
  6. To place it under the footer, or sidebar section, go under Appearance->widgets and grab the widget with the name ‘API Bing Map 2018’ and place it where you desire.
  7. For support or suggestions please email me at: developer@tuskcode.com

FAQ

The map is not showing

Make sure under the ‘API Bing Map 2018’ setting page you have a valid Bing API KEY from here, and address

Address Suggestion is not working

Address suggestion is only working for new pins, one at the time

Center Map is not saved

You should center your map after adding and saving all your pins.
Then center it to desired position ( zoom ) and press ‘Center’ button

How to use a custom pin

Find your custom pin online, copy the image address, make sure it ends with .png, .jpg etc and place in the setting page in the field ‘Custom Pin URL’

Can I set different sizes to my map

Yes. Width and height can be specified with the dimensions specified in the settings page

What is the ‘HTML Attribute Class for?

This field can be used to customise the map if you have CSS knowledge

How can I have a pin with no address

Simply find the coordinates of your location, and paste them in the fields – Latitude, and Longitude, leaving the address input empty

Support

For support or suggestions please email me at: developer@tuskcode.com

Credits

Custom icons are provided by https://mapicons.mapsmarker.com

Reviews

Excellent

Easiest way to use Bing maps in your website. 5 stars for the support, open to all suggestions, has improved the plugin twice after my 2 different requests.

Brilliant!

Bing is a great alternative to Google Maps and this plugin allows you to integrate Bing maps int your site with ease. Love this!!

IT WORKS!

After I got pretty notification from Google about me having to add a credit card if I wanted to use their API services started to look for the way out. After 24 hours found this and it works! Only suggestions for future updates is to add coordinates option for dropping a pin!
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Contributors & Developers

“API Bing Map 2018” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

20-January-2019

  • Fix mixed content

11-September-2018 1.2.0

  • Fixed map center
  • Added Reset map Center
  • Added address suggestion for new pin

29-August-2018 1.1.8

  • Added Latitude, Longitude attributes to new pins
  • Center the map for desired location

10-August-2018 1.1.6

  • Added 600+ custom icons
  • Modified new icon layout

02-July-2018 1.1.1

  • Fix uninstall

02-July-2018 1.1.0

  • Added option disable/enable map scroll

02-July-2018 – 1.0.4

  • Fix https request

1.0.3

  • Fix – Get address coordinates only if the map is present in the page
  • Fix – Async javascript request

1.0.2

  • Fix – Show display default.png

1.0.1

  • No changes made yet