We just released Maps Marker Pro v4.19 with a several new features, library updates, optimizations, performance improvements and bug fixes – in some cases based on your feedback, thanks a lot!
For details and other highlights about this release please see below. An updated to the latest version is – as always – highly recommended. If you access to updates and support has expired, please click here for more information on how to optionally renew your access.
add geocoding control
You can now add a geocoding control to the map, which works independently from your markers and allows user to search for specific locations:
Map with expanded control and search results:
On backend you can set the position, geocoding provider as well as the collapsed status for this new control:
add possibility to order map controls
With v4.19 it is now also possible to order the controls according to your needs – just use the form field next to the position arrows:
3rd party library changes
- update Chart.js to 3.5.1
- update Leaflet.markercluster to 1.5.1
Optimizations and improvements
- optimize dedicated fullscreen mode
- automatically fix GPX URL if wrong scheme is used
- improve translation plugin detection logic
- replace deprecated jQuery functions
- adjust size and style of filters control and GPX control
- fix marker popup not updating reliably when using the visual editor
Thanks to 210+ translators this release also includes some update translations, see full changelog for details.
If you want to contribute to translations (in exchange for free licenses), please visit https://www.mapsmarker.com/glotpress/projects/mmp/ for more information.
Changelog for version 4.19 - released on 04.09.2021 (release notes)
|add geocoding control|
|add possibility to order map controls|
|optimize dedicated fullscreen mode|
|automatically fix GPX URL if wrong scheme is used|
|update Chart.js to 3.5.1|
|update Leaflet.markercluster to 1.5.1|
|improve translation plugin detection logic|
|replace deprecated jQuery functions|
|adjust size and style of filters control and GPX control|
|fix marker popup not updating reliably when using the visual editor|
|updated Danish translation thanks to Mark Aabo Pedersen, Mads Dyrmann Larsen and Peter Erfurt||→ contribute|
|updated Dutch translation thanks to Ronald Smeets, Marijke Metz, Patrick Ruers, Fokko van der Leest and Hans Temming||→ contribute|
|updated Finnish (fi_FI) translation thanks to Jessi Björk||→ contribute|
|updated French translation thanks to Vincèn Pujol, Rodolphe Quiedeville, Fx Benard, Cazal Cédric, Fabian Hurelle and Thomas Guignard||→ contribute|
|updated German translation by Maps Marker Pro team and Daniel Luttermann||→ contribute|
|updated Japanese translations thanks to Shu Higash and Taisuke Shimamoto||→ contribute|
|updated Polish translation thanks to Pawel Wyszyński, Tomasz Rudnicki, Robert Pawlak, Daniel and Paul Dworniak||→ contribute|
|updated Russian translation thanks to Ekaterina Golubina (supported by Teplitsa of Social Technologies - http://te-st.ru) and Vyacheslav Strenadko, http://slavblog.ru||→ contribute|
|updated Slovenian translation thanks to Igor Čabrian||→ contribute|
How to update
The recommended way to update is to use the WordPress update process: login with an user who has admin privileges, navigate to Dashboard / Updates, select plugins to update and press the button “Update Plugins”. The pro plugin checks every 24 hours if a new version is available. You can also manually trigger the update check by going to Plugins and clicking on the link “Check for updates” next to “Maps Marker Pro”.
If there is an update available, please start the update by clicking the link “update now”.
If you try to update from v3.1.1 or lower, please see this user guide in our knowledge base for installation instruction and a migration tutorial.
Additional information for beta testers
No additional changes needed (as there was no beta release for this release).
Additional information for Database API users
No additional actions are required for Database API users when updating to this version.
How to install Maps Marker Pro from scratch
For directly downloading and installing the Maps Marker Pro as zip file, please click here.
How to verify the integrity of the plugin package
For the SHA-256 hash value and the number of files for this release please check the following file: https://www.mapsmarker.com/SHA256SUMS.txt
This file is digitally signed with our PGP key, key signature file available at https://www.mapsmarker.com/SHA256SUMS.txt.sig
Click here for a tutorial on how to verify the integrity of the plugin package (recommended if the plugin package for a new installation was not downloaded from https://www.mapsmarker.com – verification is not needed though if the automatic update process is used).
Questions? Feedback? Comments?
Let us know what you think about this new release by submitting a review or leaving a comment below!