There are many ways to include a map within a blog post. Perhaps the most common method we see by bloggers is to include a screen capture, or perhaps a simple, Google Maps push-pin map – Yawn!! But for WordPress users, there’s a much better way to include professional looking, “live” maps and it can be done by using a free plug-in.
Web Maps for WordPress is easy to use, affordable (how about free!) and the best way to add professional looking maps to your blog posts. You don’t have to be a geographer, GeoGeek, or GIS pro to use this, although if you happen to be one of those, you may really dig the Pro version which allows you to connect your ArcGIS Online with your WordPress blog. [Read more…] about Add Awesome Web Maps to your Blogs Quickly and Easily with Web Maps WordPress plug-in
A recent update to the very cool Web Maps for WordPress plug-in. Web Maps is designed to bridge the gap between authoritative maps registered with ArcGIS Online and WordPress – the most widely used CMS on the market. [Read more…] about Add the power of “where” to WordPress with Web Maps for WordPress
Something that I’ve been wanting to do for some time now is to incorporate geotagging within my blog posts… hence the move to WordPress. Well, consider this my first trial post using a cool plug-in that enables geotagging my posts and enabling a google map to be accessible from within the post. Even better, this functionality also enabled geotagging within the RSS feeds, something that’s getting very powerful, particualrly as tools like friendfeed and others start building in more geo-location support and functionality… here we go! If you use WordPress you can grab the GeoTagging plug-in HERE