Maps Marker Pro v4.19 with geolocation control and more is available

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

Bugfixes

  • fix marker popup not updating reliably when using the visual editor

translation updates

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.


Full changelog

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

If you experience any issues, please search our knowledge base or submit a helpdesk ticket.

Happy mapping!

Your Maps Marker Pro team


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!

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Comments or further questions?

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Your Maps Marker Pro team