Travel GPS Map WordPress Plugin

Initial Configuration

  1. Login to WordPress
  2. Go to Plugins and install/activate the travel plugin
  3. Go to Settings > Travel Plugin and follow the setup instructions

How to Import GPS coordinates from Google My Tracks into WordPress

  1. Login to WordPress and click “Locations” then “Add New”.Add your new location to WordPress and press “Publish”
  2. Click the “Login to Select KMZ File” button on the right sidebar
  3. Login using your Google account
  4. Then click “Pick KMZ File from Google Drive”
  5. Choose the Google My Tracks file.
  6. (if you cannot see your files, make sure the ‘Sync to Google Drive’ option is enabled in your My Tracks app)
  7. Wait for the map to process, it can take several minutes if your track contains lots of photos
  8. If your track included pictures, these will be imported into WordPress. Optionally click the ‘set featured image’ option and select which image to display at the top of your post.

How to draw your own map

This plugin lets you draw your own lines on a Google Map and import them into WordPress. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to https://www.google.com/maps/d/ and choose “Create a new map”
  2. Give the map a name
  3. Click on the “Draw a line” tool:

  4. Click on the map and draw a line to match your travels:

    IMPORTANT: Only draw 1 line per map.

  5. Click on the dots next to “Share” and choose the “Export KML” option:

  6. Click the Download button and save the file to your desktop
  7. Login to WordPress and click “Locations” then “Add New”.
  8. Add your new location to WordPress and press “Publish”
  9. Click the “Login to Select KMZ File” button on the right sidebar

  10. Login using your Google account
  11. Then click “Pick KMZ File from Google Drive”
  12. Choose the “Upload” tab
  13. Choose your KMZ file from the desktop
  14. Click the “Upload” button