The list of locations has a link for directions from your user’s location to each of the stores shown on the map. At some point in the recent past this feature stopped working. Our November update to My Store Locator Plus® addresses this issue, restoring proper direction links to your locations. Self-managed WordPress plugin users will need to upgrade to the Store Locator Plus plugin version 4.9.22 for this patch.
The dial by phone feature stopped working in a recent update to Store Locator Plus®. This impacted both the self-managed WordPress plugins as well as our fully managed My Store Locator Plus® service users.
The patch is available in the Experience add on version 4.9.22 for WordPress users; WordPress plugin users will need to download and install the latest release. MySLP users already have the updated software and will have the dialing feature back online by the time they read this.
Dial By Phone is a feature that wraps the phone number links in the location lists in a link with a de-facto standard tel: prefix. For users visiting your site from a mobile phone the on-phone browser will automatically dial the number when a user clicks the link.
Several changes have made it into the October 2018 release of My Store Locator Plus®. The updates include features users of the mapping and directory service have been asking for since the start of the summer.
Faster map loads
Users that generate embed codes for their Weebly, Wix, Squarespace or other sites will notice a small change to the code — we now serve up a minified JavasScript snippet. The compressed code will load faster and take up less memory on your site. Mobile users visiting your site will like that.
Users that have already embedded the map may want to grab the new embed code by logging into MySLP and copying the code from Generate Embed.