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Configure the Woosmap Store Locator Widget

Configure the Woosmap Store Locator Widget

Woosmap offers an easy embeddable Store Locator Widget. Our aim is to help you to integrate a powerful store locator on your website in the most simplest way possible. To match your preferences and website’s graphic style, all the properties of your Store Locator Widget can be customised client side. Here is an overview of the properties you’ll be able to set in your integration code (see Store Locator Widget Reference for more details).

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Implement and Optimize Autocomplete with Google Places API

Implement and Optimize Autocomplete with Google Places API

The Google Places API is a service that returns places predictions using HTTP requests. The service can be used to provide an autocomplete functionality for text-based geographic searches by returning places such as businesses, addresses and points of interest as a user types. Google provides a Places library through the Maps Javascript API. This blog post focus on the usage of this library.

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Registering and Restricting Google Maps and Woosmap Platform API keys

Registering and Restricting Google Maps and Woosmap Platform API keys

Google Maps and Woosmap Platform APIs and SDKs require you to send an API key with all calls. API keys act as unique identifiers that authenticate the calls you make to Google Maps and Woosmap Platform and ensure they are billed to the correct account.

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GDPR at Woosmap

GDPR at Woosmap

The use of people’s location has become an increasingly useful tool for many businesses, whether they want to use it to connect customers with their special offers in stores or provide other location-based services. The European data protection law, GDPR, states that a person’s personal data can only be used with their explicit consent. It therefore brings new requirements that have to be integrated into the product development process.

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Welcome to the new Woosmap documentation

Welcome to the new Woosmap documentation

Implementing Woosmap quickly and effortlessly is one of our top priorities. We have been working on a new user experience for our developers’ documentation. There are still many things that we want to build into this dev docs in the not-too-far-off future. But we believe this will already make learning about and building on top of Woosmap a much better experience.

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Building a Store Locator With Baidu Maps and Woosmap

Building a Store Locator With Baidu Maps and Woosmap

Search engine company Baidu recently launched their mapping services, Baidu Maps, for overseas users and developers. The Chinese map provider, offering a wide range of mapping services, from local search to driving direction, is actually turning into a world map provider. And for Chinese territory, especially in the Mainland, Baidu Maps stay one step ahead of the competition thanks to its better accuracy in location data and more detailed satellite imagery.

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Delivery And Trading Areas: Put Your Users In Touch With Your Stores

Delivery And Trading Areas: Put Your Users In Touch With Your Stores

Sometimes, recommending assets ordered by driving time or distance as the crow flies is not good enough. For example to search the supermarket that will do the delivery for a specified address, each supermarket has a delivery area and for topological or business reasons it’s not always the nearest one in charge of your delivery. To help lookup assets intersecting areas, we introduce the Woosmap Zones API.

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Make The Woosmap Store Locator Widget Your Very Own

Make The Woosmap Store Locator Widget Your Very Own

The Woosmap Store Locator Widget allows a new level of personalisation. You can now fully customise the rendering of your asset data on the side panel. When a user clicks a marker or search for stores near a place, the listener functions gets the data for the returned location(s), and features HTML to display the location’s information. Here are some ideas that you could implement to make the Woosmap Store Locator Widget your own and create additional value for your customers.

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Woosmap Search Widget: Embed Local Search & Store Recommendation

Woosmap Search Widget: Embed Local Search & Store Recommendation

Retail is now omnichannel so every e-commerce developper has to add a postcode search in websites, that’s why we built the Woosmap Search Widget. This tool aims to ease the embedding of a location search box and recommended store in your website. It’s a lightweight JavaScript library to quickly implement Google Places and Woosmap Recommendation API. Feel free to fork it and download it from our Woosmap GitHub organization. All your feedbacks are welcomed.

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New Tutorials to Import Your Assets

New Tutorials to Import Your Assets

To help you get started with Woosmap Data API, we have updated our knowledge base giving several examples of how to import your Assets from various file format and external applications. One of the quickest ways to learn Woosmap Data API is to look at existing sample codes to see how they are built. Here is our contribution in Asset management.

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An Update on Usage Metrics

An Update on Usage Metrics

Today we’re updating our usage metrics to give our partners and the industry more clarity and confidence about the insights we provide. We know that having access to reliable metrics is important to all of partners who use our services to grow their businesses. As our products evolve to meet the needs of the people and businesses that use them, our metrics will also evolve. Our goal is to communicate more regularly about our metrics updates, so that our partners can focus on doing what they do best — serving their customers — with the best insights possible.

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New knowledgebase article!

New knowledgebase article!

Greetings from Woosmap Community Support Team! We have been pushing a host of new articles to our Woosmap Support Website last week, and wanted to give all of the Woosmap community a heads-up! We would like to touch on one of the most noteworthy of them:

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