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10+ Best WordPress Store Locator Plugins

December 19, 2017
Best WordPress Store Locator Plugins

If your business has multiple locations, WordPress store locator plugins can prove to be useful additions to your website. Motel chains, gas stations, chain stores, beauty parlors can all benefit from adding store locator plugins. They help users find your business locations easily.

The best store locator plugins on our list all rely on Google Maps for displaying locations. Consequently, you’ll be able to take advantage of Google Maps features as well, such as the different map views, geolocation and directions to reach the nearest store. Additionally, if you happen to provide any kind of directory services, these WordPress store locator plugins can help display the physical location for the listed services.

Let’s dive straight in (please note – these are in no particular order, just our top picks). Also, you may need to create a Google API key to use some of the below map options. Just be sure to check the plugin documentation.

1. MapSVG Store Locator (Premium)

MapSVG Store Locator & World WordPress Map Plugin

Create a stunning and customizable store locator map with the MapSVG plugin. This powerful and popular plugin includes thousands of map styles, customizable containers (for map menus, filter and details), and easy options that you can enable for visitors to your site. Add filters so users can sort by address, city, store type or any other custom field. Or add an option to search by distance, so they can see which stores are nearby!

Want to add more to your map locations? With the MapSVG Gallery add-on you can add a popover or details view gallery. Include thumbnails, images and sliders complete with touch friendly navigation. It’s a great way to enhance your location listings!

And if you’re a developer, you can certain extend or customize the plugin further using the built-in template, CSS and JS editors. Other notable plugin features include custom vector maps, clickable shapes, directory of listings, automatic map markers, and crossbrowser compatibility.

2. Mapify

Mapify Pro

With Mapify you can create responsive store locator maps (or any maps really) using their advanced, yet easy to use, features. Get started today for free with Mapify Lite. Add up to 10 locations with a standard or image maps, custom markers and galleries.

Mapify Pro has even more to offer. These include pinch, zoom and swipe functionality, mobile readiness, location galleries, customizable map tooltips, customizable location filters, unlimited map marker icons, front-end user submissions, custom image maps, map clusters, and translation support (via WPML). And these aren’t even all the features!

But for store location, perhaps two of the most important Pro features are the ability to search by radius and for nearest locations. You can even link map locations to specific pages or third party sites – so if you want to link to your location’s Yelp page you can.

3. WP Multi Store Locator Pro

WP Multi Store Locator is a powerful store locator plugin you can use to promote and provide information about your various store locations. Add your location information complete with address, website link and directions. Then visitors to your site can view all your stores, as well as search by category or tag.

Best of all, if you purchase WP Multi Store Locator Pro it included added features to search for nearby stores, store statistics, import/export options, multiple ready to use templates and more. Plus it fully integrates with popular page builders. Just use their custom block for Visual Composer, Divi, Elementor and Beaver Builder (with more page builders on the way).

4. WP Store Locator

WP Store Locator Free WordPress Plugin

WP Store Locator is a free plugin that adds all your locations on a map that you can totally customize. The map and the driving instructions can be in the language you prefer. You can add custom labels for each location, and help users find the locations using multiple filters like radius or category.

WP Store Locator helps display any number of stores, and allows you to change the language from the admin panel. Working with shortcodes, you can add details such as opening hours, addresses, landmarks or phone numbers. Nine retina ready marker icons are available, and you can drag any of them to the exact location on the map in the editor. If you have a concentration of stores in any area, the marker clustering feature will prove handy. And what’s more, premium add-ons are available for bulk import, to gather statistics or to add a search widget.

5. Store Locator Plus

Store Locator Plus Free WordPress Plugin

No matter whether you have two stores or thousands of stores,the WordPress Store Locator Plus plugin can create a location finder on your website. Without too much setup involved, you can create a page, enter your locations and add a shortcode. Many international brands such as Bosche use this plugin to help users find their stores.

Working from the Admin panel, and with the help of add-ons, you can customize using CSS and HTML. Add-ons allow you to add many more features to customize user experience such as turning search option on or off, categorizing locations, creating SEO friendly per location pages and more. It works with third party add-ons to add social media links to all your locations, to add custom fields to your locations or to allow users to manage locations. It also teams up with Gravity Forms to build forms, and Event Location Manager to link events to your locations. The free plugin supports multiple countries and languages.

6. Agile WordPress Store Locator

For a complete location management system rich in features, look no further than Agile Store Locator. This Google Maps V3 based plugin allows you to add unlimited markers for all your locations. Add categories and custom fields so visitors to your site can filter by distance, geolocation, county, hours, etc. You can also add driving directions, custom overlays, and more.

Agile Store Locator

For more options you can use Agile Store Locator Pro. It comes with a complete backend management system to manage themes, styles and markers. It allows you to import /export store locations, manage categories and display locations on customized maps. Not only can you customize your display, a number of ready made templates are available.

A single store can show up in multiple categories. Besides, at any point of time, stores that are open alone can show up by toggling an on / off Time Switch. The plugin includes many templates, including an accordion template with a hierarchy of countries, states, cities and stores. If the number of locations is huge, the marker clustering, custom filters and category markers can help to narrow down a search.

The info window content can be customized, and any store location you create can be duplicated with a single click. You can also track searches, top stores and top locations using the Analytics Bar Chart. On the Admin dashboard, you can access all the stats relating to stores, searches, categories and markers.

7. Super Store Finder (Premium)

Super Store Finder

Super Store Finder for WordPress comes with an intuitive responsive design and a powerful WordPress store locator admin section. From this admin screen, you can manage map settings, categories, tags and notifications and customize styles, colors and labels. It supports many languages, as well as full width Google Map display.

Super Store Finder includes a flat theme store locator and a neat store filter with collapsible panel. The built-in geolocation feature allows users to find the exact location of your store and the shortest route to reach it. The zoomable street views can walk a user right to your store’s doorstep. You can upload beautiful images or videos to help viewers get a peek into your store. The plugin allows you to use custom markers and search stores by region or other filters. Using CSV files, bulk import of store addresses is possible. To pinpoint exact locations, simply drag and drop markers. Add-ons that extend the range of features are also available.

8. WordPress Store Locator

The WordPress Store Locator Plugin allows you to add as many filters as you like. It supports live filtering and shortcodes on any page. If you link the product categories to the store categories, you can enable auto filtering on product pages. The number of results that show up on a search, the information to be displayed and the related call to action buttons can all be customized. You can also set up defaults for your new stores to make it easier to add them.

WordPress Store Locator

Using this plugin, you can add a store locator button to your WooCommerce Product page. The locator will then popup in a modal. The info window can be set to display contact information, call-to-action, store image or opening hours. With more than ten possible layouts and 90+ options, there’s little you cannot do to help users find your store.

9. Local SEO by Yoast (Premium)

Yoast Store Locator

The Local SEO for WordPress Plugin by Yoast has a WordPress Store Locator functionality bundled into it. You’ll need to purchase an annual license to use this location finder feature though.

The plugin allows users to filter stores or any other location by radius, state or zip codes. Simply by clicking buttons and ticking options, you can add your store address to the page. Your working hours can be added in the same box as the address. Or, using shortcodes, you can insert them separately. The shortcodes can be added to any page or post, or to the location pages itself. You also have the option to add a WordPress store locator widget in any widgetized area of your website.

10. Advanced Google Maps

If you are operating only a limited number of locations, you can simply rely on a Google map plugin such as WP MAPS. You can mark those locations on the map and help with directions too. The free plugin includes many settings for location markers, clusters, location categories, transit layers, street view, multilingual support and more.

For more features you can upgrade to their pro version, Advanced Google Maps for WP. This top selling mapping plugin specifically is GDPR compliant, includes support for multiple map filters, offers multiple routes (a great feature for folks to quickly find and get to your store locations) and the super helpful “search nearby” feature to fins your closest location.

11. Locatoraid

Locatoraid Store Locator Plugin

Locatoraid is yet another WordPress store locator plugin that’s lightweight, responsive and includes many configurable map styles. Specifically, the plugin support more than 200 countries and comes with an auto-geocode function so as you add locations your customers can instantly find them.

The easy to use shortcode makes inserting your map (with defined search text placeholder, radius, layout, etc) a breeze – just edit the parameters when you add the shortcode to any post, page or widget text area. Plus there are customizable map styles to ensure your store locator matches the look of the rest of your website.


You really have a number of options to put your stores on a map to help your customers. Have you tried any of them? Let us know which one worked for you. If you wish, you can also get very imaginative while displaying your locations on a map.

Article by Priya WPExplorer.com guest author
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13 Comments

  1. Lakewood

    I think it may be worth including FactWP on this list, the Google maps addon is pretty powerful and would be simple enough to make a store location feature.

  2. Brad

    Hello,

    I am struggling to find a way to add “choose store location” search field on my Woocommerce Multisite. I would like something like this:

    Except the search heading would be “Which city are you in?” and then the dropdowns would show States and then Cities. Since we have only one of our stores in any particular city, I would like the search to then direct the visitor to the appropriate mini-site for that city. Does that make sense?

    I ‘ve looked at various location plugins but most are designed to show all the stores in a particular area, then the visitor can click on the one they want, then click on the website link in the store description. I want to remove a step and have the store site be linked directly from the “City” search.

    So if a visitor clicked on the “State” as Washington, then the “City” of Seattle, then the link would take them right to our Seattle store site.

    Any idea how I could accomplish this?

    Brad

    • Kyla

      Hmmm, sounds like you need a directory plugin instead of a store locator (which is more of a map). GeoDirectory might be a good option, but I’m not sure if you can redirect users to a sub-site based on the city/state they choose. I would suggest reaching out to the plugin developer to see if this is something you could customize the plugin to do. Best of luck!

  3. Ralf

    Hi, I would suggest adding Mappress and Mappress Pro to this list.
    Chris Richardson, the programmer does a great job and his support is awesome.
    The best thing for me is, that I don’t have to use Google Maps anymore because his plugin supports also Leaflet maps.
    Kind regards,
    Ralf

  4. Alessio Rigoli

    Thanks for the list Priya, found some useful plugins from here just what I was after.

  5. Ryan Green

    Hi, I used the Agile Store Locator for my WordPress website and that worked great for me.

    Cheers

  6. Jorge

    Hey guys, I’ve used IWD Agency store locator and it rocks, it fits almost all website platforms for free, take a look to it, it’s worth a look

  7. Dan

    Can these be configured to reflect “areas served” for example my client is a private security firm with clients around cali and starting to be other states. We do not want the clients addresses, just pins in the cities thet we have clients in. Or is this another type of plugin I should be searching for?

    • Kyla

      I would think any mapping plugin should do the job since you just want to add pins to specific cities. Checkout our list of best mapping plugins – there’s a good variety with a more of a focus on the map styling options (as opposed to many of the store locators that use geolocation which it sound like you don’t need).

  8. hitesh

    Informative post. But how to show woocomerce products according to user geolocation in wordpress for free?
    Please answer.

    • Kyla

      WooCommerce has built-in functionality for geolocation based shipping and tax rates via MaxMind, but showing products according location is a bit different. There is a free plugin on WordPress.org called “WooCommerce Geolocation Based Products” but it appears to have been abandoned so I’m hesitant to recommend it. Other than that all solutions I found in a quick Google search are premium. But if you can spare a few bucks I would recommend Barn2 WooCommerce Product Table which is compatible with Geotargeting lite – Barn2 is a great, reliable developer and in this article they show how you can create location based product tables. Could be a good solution!

  9. prashant

    hey i was plaining to build a website where user can find a single brand store near by. also all store is added through my website.

    • Kyla

      My recommendation would be Super Store Finder which has a built-in geolocation feature that I think is exactly what you’re looking for.

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