Maps Builder – Google Maps Plugin

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Version Release Date Change Log
2.1.2 2017-07-11
  • Fix: Restore functionality to TinyMCE shortcode button that appears above the editor -
  • Fix: Provide compatibility with IE11 because the browser does not support Maps Builders current usage of CustomEvent in JS -
  • Fix: Map permalinks no longer require manual refresh after installation -
  • Fix: Correct default slug from google_maps to google-maps
  • Fix: Rename constructor to prevent PHP 7 notice -
  • Fix: Prevent themes from affecting width of close button -
  • Improvement: Refactor and improve performance for hidden maps upon reveal -
  • Improvement: Support popular tab solutions including Tabby, Elementor, Divi, Bootsrap, Beaver Builder, and Visual Composer
  • Improvement: Add gmb.initialize_map JS trigger -
  • General: Add featured image support to map posts -
  • Deprecate: Google Maps has removed support for signed-in functionality -
2.1.1 2017-03-20
  • Fix: Conflict with the Give donation plugin using the same function name throwing a fatal error upon activation. Fixed with custom prefix.
2.1 2016-09-29
  • Enhancement: Support basic HTML like images and YouTube embeds in InfoBubbles -
  • Enhancement: Greatly improved InfoBubble CSS and sizing -
  • Fix: Show thumbnail properly in backend InfoBubbles -
  • Fix: Google Places API error outputs badly -
  • Fix: Properly support new requirements for Google Places API -
  • Fix: Save Button doesn't appear when editing a Marker that was already edited once -
  • Fix: "Save Changes" tool tip stays on screen after saving changes -
  • Fix: Map Type Control doesn't affect map properly -
  • Tweak: Settings screen CSS made tabs shift in bad ways -
  • Tweak: Google Marker images were moved. Update routine for new location added. -
  • Tweak: Removed sensor parameter to prevent console warning
  • Tweak: Changed default geocoding option and settings now that Google requires SSL to enable -
  • Tweak: Updated Google logo to the newest version -
  • Fix: Better way to include CMB2 so there is less chance of conflicts
2.0.1 2016-03-31
  • Fix: capitalization differences between images and html references fixed for default marker images
2.0 2015-08-27
  • General: This update focused on fixing a lot of pre-existing bugs commonly submitted to as well as improving the plugin base for future code enhancements.
  • New: Enhanced Full Screen Maps Builder mode that allows you to build maps in a customizer-like experience.
  • New: Widget for inserting maps into your theme's sidebars #39 @see:
  • New: Shortcode builder integrated into TinyMCE to make adding maps to your posts a breeze. @see:
  • New: Upgrade process for maps using Google's old reference ID in place for the new Place_ID @see:
  • New: Switch and Test all Google Places API calls to "Reference ID" or "ID" to Google's new "Places ID"
  • New: Gulp implemented for minifying scripts
  • New: Uber cool new logo design and mascot: "Marko the Map Builder"
  • New: Control the map height with a new control to select percentage or pixel height values @see:
  • New: You can now choose whether or not you want to see the place info within your infowindows @see:
  • Improvement: Upgraded CMB1 to CMB2
  • Improvement: Class improvements and modernized structure organization
  • Improvement: Plugin structure significantly changed to better reflect our development preference. The current structure is similar to Give, EDD, and other reputable plugins.
  • Improvement: Swapped out Thickbox for Magnific popup @see:
  • Improvement: Register scripts and styles properly prior to enqueuing them for other plugins and themes
  • Improvement: Marker Creation Improvements - 1) Sometimes markers disappear in the post edit screen. 2) Sometimes markers don't get output on the front end correctly. 3)Sometimes markers don't get generated in the post edit screen at all.
  • Fix: Investigated + resolved several Google Maps API conflicts - Often when a user has a theme or plugin that registers Google Maps it breaks our plugin or ours breaks theirs. We now check for other Google Map enqueues, and if present the plugin attempts to dequeue them in favor for ours. So far this has fixed issues with Uber Menu 3, Contact Forms 7, as well as many additional plugins.
  • Fix: Maps placed in hidden tabs now redraw properly when the tab is selected
  • Fix: Found and resolved conflict with ACF plugin Google Maps field
  • Fix: Removed non-functional marker upload field (will be added to Pro version in a much enhanced format).
  • Fix: Maps icons fixed to no longer show first character incorrectly @see:
  • General: The plugin's official name has dropped the word "Google" for brand compliance. It's now called "Maps Builder"
  • General: Removed "Places API Key" field because Google Maps API doesn't require it to query the library
  • General: Added "Google Maps API Key" field to track API usage within Google's Developer Console @see:
  • General: Javascript cleanup and optimization
1.0.4 2015-08-12

Version 1.0.3 will soon be updated to 2.0. Find details here

1.0.3 2015-08-12
  • New: New check for multiple Google Maps API calls to ensure more compatibility with themes and plugins which include the same maps API JS. If the check detects multiple enqueues a warning appears in the admin panel.
  • Additional Testing: Reviewed WooCommerce and Contact Forms 7 compatibility within WP admin panel
  • Fix: Updated a number of field descriptions to be more clear
  • Fix: Updated readme to be more accurately reflect past development on plugin
  • Removed snazzy.php file since we are using the json file exclusively now
1.0.1 2015-01-09
  • New: Added a custom meta field to the Google Map single post screen that outputs the post's shortcode so it's more easily accessible. Before you could only access the shortcode via the Google Maps post listing page.
  • Updated readme.txt file with more information about the plugin, fixed several formatting errors and typos.
  • Fixed: Activation error "PHP Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method Google_Maps_Builder::activate() should not be called statically in ..." - Thanks Jon Brown!
1.0.0 2014-05-07