Maps Widget for Google Maps – Google Maps Builder的作者是WebFactory Ltd,目前有90,000+个有效安装。已经Tested with 5.4.1版本的wordpress。
Tired of buggy & slow Google Maps plugins that take hours to setup? With Maps Widget for Google Maps you’ll have a perfect map with a thumbnail & lightbox in minutes! No nonsense Google maps – we know you’re in a hurry! Join 100,000+ happy Google maps users. If you’ve already switched to Gutenberg grab our free Google Maps Gutenberg Block plugin.

Check out some examples on the Maps Widget for Google Maps site or give us a shout on Twitter @WebFactoryLtd.
General Google Maps Widget options


Thumbnail Google map options
Maps Widget for Google Maps thumbnail uses the Google Maps Static Maps API. It loads the entire google map in only one request compared to 20+ requests it takes other Google maps plugins to load them. This ensures your site loads as fast as possible!

Custom google map size – map width & map height
Choose any google map type you prefer – road map, satellite map, terrain map, hybrid map, or custom map image to save money on API calls (PRO only)
Plenty of google map color schemes – default, blue, bright, gowalla, gray, gray #2, mapbox, midnight, neon, refreshed, paper, ultra light + any custom google map style you build in PRO
zoom level
pin type
pin color
pin size
pin label
custom map pin icon – any image can be used
1500+ map pins library in PRO
link type – lightbox map, custom URL, replace thumbnail map with interactive google map (PRO), immediately show interactive google map (PRO) or disable link
image format
google map language
hide widget title
text above google map
text below google map

Interactive Google map options
Interactive google maps loads in a lightbox or as an in-place replacement for the thumbnail Google map if your using Maps Widget for Google Maps PRO. It has all the standard interactive google map features users are accustomed too.

lightbox size – map width & map height (auto-adjusted on smaller screens) or fullscreen map in PRO
map mode – place + in PRO: directions, search, view & google street view
map type – road & satellite
map color scheme – 15 map styles & any custom google map style in PRO
pins clustering – PRO feature
map zoom level
lightbox skin – light, dark + 20 extra in PRO
lightbox features – close on overlay click, close on esc key, close button & show map title
map language
header text
footer text


by using the [gmw id=”#”] shortcode you can display the google map in any page, post, or custom post type (PRO feature)

Multiple Pins

full clustering and filtering support for pins on Google maps – demos available on site
you can add unlimited pins with custom markers and descriptions to thumbnail and interactive Google maps (PRO feature)
every map pin has the following options: show on the map thumbnail and/or interactive map, set custom map pin image, set on-click behavior: open custom description bubble, open URL in new/same tab or do nothing

PRO version of Maps Widget for Google Maps offers more than 50 extra features and options including multiple map pins support, map pin clustering, pins library, skins, export, import and widget cloning features, Google Analytics integration and premium, USA based support. Read more about the PRO version on the official Maps Widget for Google Maps site.

Showcase & What others say about Maps Widget for Google Maps

see a live example of Maps Widget for Google Maps showing off server locations around the world on Bitcatcha
voted on the Top 100 List by WordPressian
made it on the Tidy Repo as “well supported Google Maps plugin”
reviewed 5/5 by Web Smush
one of 3 best Google map plugins by The Torque Mag
“an easier way to add Google maps to your site” says WP Beginner
Design Crazed puts in on the top 20 Google maps list
InkThemes shows how easy it is to use Maps Widget for Google Maps
IndexWP calls it a “handy google maps plugin”
A Painless Guide For Adding Google Maps In WordPress by WHSR

Maps Widget for Google Maps Translators (thank you!)

English – original
Swedish – Sofia Asklund
Spanish – Jesus Garica
Croatian – Gordan from Web factory Ltd
German – Karimba
French – Karimba
Chinese simplified – Wyeoh
Chinese traditional – Wyeoh
Dutch – Arno
Ukrainian – Victor Shutovskiy
Serbian – Ogi Djuraskovic from FirstSiteGuide
Russian – Ivanka

License info

Select2 v4, licensed under MIT
Colorbox 1.6, licensed under MIT