Maps Marker Pro v4.23 with Leaflet.js update, new layers and more is available

Posted on 30 October, 2022

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Pro-Version Releases

We are happy to announce the availability of Maps Marker Pro v4.23. This release includes an update to Leaflet.js, new layers and translations as well as lots of other optimizations and bugfixes. 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. Although your license key never expires, unless you renew your access to updates and support, you will not be able to get plugin updates including new features, optimizations, bug and security fixes, translations updates as well as access to our helpdesk with dedicated 1:1 support. Therefore we always recommend updating to the latest version of Maps Marker Pro.


update to Leaflet.js from 1.8.0 to 1.9.2

Leaflet.js – the engine of Maps Marker Pro – has been updated from v1.8.0 to v1.9.2. For a full list of changes please see the related changelog.


add CyclOSM basemap

With v4.23 you can now also select CyclOSM as basemap, which is a bicycle-oriented map built on top of OpenStreetMap data. It aims at providing a beautfil and practical map for cyclists, no matter thier cycling habits or abilities.

In order to use CyclOSM for your maps, just select “CyclOSM” from the Basemaps dropdown at Maps / tab “Layers”:


add Lima Labs tile provider

We also added support for Lima Lab tiles with v4.23. For more details please see the related tutorial on how to sign-up for an API key.


add 3 new translations

The number of available translations for Maps Maker Pro increased to 49 thanks to the following new translators:

  • Esperanto translation – thanks to Kamil Getka
  • Serbian translation – thanks to Radomir Vukobrat
  • Swahili translation – thanks to Richard Muraya

For more details on translations and how to contribute (in exchange for a free license key), please checkout https://translate.mapsmarker.com


indicate on list all maps page when “show all available markers” option is active

Maps Marker Pro already offers the feature to easily show all markers on a map by enabling the related option “Show all available markers” at Maps / tab “Filters”:

With v4.23 we now added an indicator for the “List all maps” page to make it easier to identify maps with that option enabled:


Optimizations and improvements

  • add line tension (bezier curve) for elevation chart
  • show notice when saving map/marker fails due to AJAX errors
  • show message instead of not loading map on GPX errors
  • fire event when the list of markers updates
  • use WordPress language instead of browser language for gesture control
  • scroll save notice into view when saving a map/marker and plugin settings
  • add explanation to the batch update layers tool
  • add description to “show error tiles” setting

3rd party library changes

  • update PUC to 4.13
  • update date-fns to 2.29.3
  • update Leaflet.PolylineMeasure to 3.0.0

Bugfixes

  • fix GPX track segment extensions being applied to entire track
  • fix assignments not working when updating markers via importer
  • fix BOM handling for CSV import

Translation updates

Thanks to our translators this release also includes updated translations, see full changelog for details.

If you want to join our team of more than 230 translators and 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 4.23 - released on 30.10.2022 (release notes)

update to Leaflet.js from 1.8.0 to 1.9.2 (changelog)
add CyclOSM basemap
add Lima Labs tile provider
add Esperanto translation - thanks to Kamil Getka
add Serbian translation - thanks to Radomir Vukobrat
add Swahili translation - thanks to Richard Muraya
add line tension (bezier curve) for elevation chart
show notice when saving map/marker fails due to AJAX errors
indicate on list all maps page when "show all available markers" option is active
show message instead of not loading map on GPX errors
fire event when the list of markers updates
use WordPress language instead of browser language for gesture control
scroll save notice into view when saving a map/marker and plugin settings
add explanation to the batch update layers tool
add description to "show error tiles" setting
update PUC to 4.13
update date-fns to 2.29.3
update Leaflet.PolylineMeasure to 3.0.0
fix GPX track segment extensions being applied to entire track
fix assignments not working when updating markers via importer
fix BOM handling for CSV import
updated Catalan translation thanks to Roc, Efraim Bayarri, Vicent Cubells and Marta Espinalt→ contribute
updated Danish translation thanks to Mark Aabo Pedersen, Mads Dyrmann Larsen and Peter Erfurt→ contribute
updated German translation by Maps Marker Pro team and Daniel Luttermann→ contribute
updated Greek translation thanks to Charalampos Konstantopoulos, Philios Sazeides, Evangelos Athanasiadis and Vardis Vavoulakis→ contribute
updated Spanish translation thanks to David Ramí­rez, Alvaro Lara, Victor Guevara, Ricardo Viteri, Juan Valdes & Marta Espinalt and Fernando Coello→ 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 Croatian translation thanks to Neven Pausic, Alan Benic and Marijan Rajic→ contribute
updated Italian translation thanks to Luca Barbetti and Angelo Giammarresi→ contribute
updated Japanese translations thanks to Shu Higash and Taisuke Shimamoto→ contribute
updated Lithuanian translation thanks to Donatas Liaudaitis and Donatas Liaudaitis→ contribute
updated Dutch translation thanks to Ronald Smeets, Marijke Metz, Patrick Ruers, Fokko van der Leest and Hans Temming→ contribute
updated Polish translation thanks to Pawel Wyszyński, Tomasz Rudnicki, Robert Pawlak, Daniel and Paul Dworniak→ contribute
updated Romanian translation thanks to Arian, Daniel Codrea and Flo Bejgu→ contribute
updated Chinese (zh_TW) translation thanks to Jamesho Ho→ 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).


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