- added new parameter header_map - The default heading displayed above the map is the English word “Map”. You can now change this to your own language.
- added new parameter header_dir - The default heading displayed above the directions is the English word “Directions”. You can now change this to your own language.
- added new parameter header_directions. By default, the map is displayed on the left and the directions on the right. To make the map appear on the right, set map_on_right=1
Archive for May, 2009
The plugin now comes with a built-in Google geocoder!
This means that you can now specify address directly, instead of using the longitude and latitude. Please refer to here for more details.
You can now add multiple controls, e.g.
Please refer to here for more details.
Have completely rewritten the Google Geocoder from scratch - much cleaner code and user interface.
Google Geocoder v2.0: http://www.kksou.com/php-gtk2/google-geocoder-v2/
Just enter the address to retrieve the latitude and longitude.
Once the map is displayed, you can also click on the map to find out the exact latitude and longtitude of the point you have clicked.
- support for geographical coordinates (i.e. longitude and latitude)
- support for multilines i.e. you can specify multiple destinations across multiple lines
- added GOverviewMapControl, GScaleControl, GoogleBar
- You can now display both the googleMaps and googleDirections in the same article.
- By default, an overview map will be added to the bottom right corner of the map. To turn it off use
- By default, a Google Bar will be displayed that provides local search capabilities within Maps API applications, allowing users to search locations for local listings. For example, the user can search for restaurants or the nearest bookstores around the place. To turn it off use
- To add a a control that displays the map scale, use
Bug fix: when swapping the map and directions from left to right, the headings are now displayed correctly.
The googleDirections plugin has just been published on joomla.org:
The googleMaps module has just been published on joomla.org:
The plugin now works with IE!