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Everything you ever wanted to know about HTML5 Geolocation Accuracy

When it works, automatic HTML5 geolocation is a wonderful feature which allows your web browser to inform the web server whose web page that you are browsing where you are so it can provide locally relevant content to you. However, there are a large number of factors that this feature is dependent...

Improving map appearance for large numbers of locations with Map Marker Clustering

When you have a large number of map markers in a particular area, the map display can appear overly confusing and cluttered. A solution for this which we are now announcing is to combine markers of close proximity into clusters, simplifying the display of markers on the map.

Setting the order in which locations are listed at page load

One question we're frequently asked is set the order in which locations are listed when the store locator first loads. Up until now, this was only possible by making a change in the Bulk Import file or by manually setting the Display Order for each location, however we've released a new update to...

Improving the resolution of marker images

Today we added some new functionality to the Advanced page to allow you to set the size and width of a marker and also to update the image file.

What are Google Map Citations

You may have heard a reference to the term 'Google Map Citation' and wondered what it's all about. Here we give a quick background on what they are and how to get them.

New layouts launched - Below Grid, List Only and List Only Grid

Today we launched three new store locator layouts to our store locator software which allow you to exactly customize how your locator appears on your website to meet your business requirements.

Multi-field location search

Some time ago we added a store / location name search capability to our locator so that customers could look up a location by it's name and not just it's address. We've now added the capability to search not just the location name but any field within your location.

Limiting address autocompletion to specific countries

When you start typing an address into the input field at the top of our locator, it will pop up a list of suggested addresses which match the partial address that you've entered. Until now, the ability to limit the suggested addresses to specific countries has been somewhat limited but we've just...

Customizing the My Location marker

Just a quick update to let you know that you can now customize the My Location marker. This is the pin marker that is displayed when a customer searches for a location or if they click on the 'My Location' button to automatically geolocate themselves on the map.