Adding a Google map to your contact page on your WordPress website is a great way to provide visitors with a visual representation of your location.
In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to add a Google map to your WordPress website.
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Step 1: Visit Google Maps
Start by visiting the Google Maps website at maps.google.com.
Step 2: Search for Your Location
Use the search box to find the location you want to display on your map. For example, type in the name of your city or a specific landmark. Zoom in or out on the map to find the exact location you want to display.
Step 3: Share and Embed the Map
Once you’ve found the desired location, click on it to view its details. Then, click on the “Share” button and select “Embed a map.”
Step 4: Adjust the Map Size
In the map embed options, you can choose the size of your map. You can select preset sizes, like “large,” or set a custom size by entering specific width and height values. For a full-width map, choose a size that suits your needs.
Step 5: Copy the HTML Code
After selecting your desired map size, click on the HTML code provided below. This code will include the map details and specifications.
Step 6: Edit Your WordPress Page
Now, navigate to your WordPress website and edit the page where you want to add the Google map. Paste the copied HTML code into a custom HTML block in the Gutenberg editor.
Step 7: Preview and Update
Before updating the page, preview the map to ensure it displays correctly. Once you’re satisfied, click on the “Update” button to make the changes live on your website.
Step 8: View Your Google Map
Visit the page where you added the Google map to see the final result. You can now see the embedded map, and visitors to your website can interact with it by moving around and zooming in or out.
By following these simple steps, you can easily add a Google map to your WordPress website. Providing a visual representation of your location enhances the user experience and helps visitors find your business more easily.