how to add google maps to your wordpress site

Help your customers find your business more easily. When they are checking out your website, having access to your location on Google Maps readily available will make it more convenient for them to find you! It’s very easy to do this. All you need is your desktop internet browser, an internet connection, and your web page editor.

Note: If you don’t already have a Google+ Business Page and/or a Google+ account, you will have to create them.

To create your Google+ account, click here.
For your Google+ Business Page, click here.

Step 1: Go to Google Maps in your desktop browser.

 Step 2: Next, search for your business in Google Maps.  Enter your business address or business name (If you can’t find  your business, stay tuned for a tutorial on how to add your business to Google+).

enter business name

Your business location should show up on the map.

your business on the map

Step 3: On the top left of the page, click on the menu button.

google maps

Step 4: Click on “share or embed map” and a new box should appear.

google maps

Step 5: Click on “Embed map.”

google maps

Below “Share link,” you can choose what size you want your map to be.

google maps

Step 6: Once you’re done choosing the size of your map, click and select the code.

google maps

Step 7: Right-click on your selected code and choose “copy.” Your code is now ready to paste into your web page.


Adding Your Code to a WordPress site:

Step 1: Open and edit the page you want to add your map to.

Step 2: Click on “HTML” on the far right.


Step 3: Then right-click and paste your code into the text box.


To preview your page with the new map. Click on “Preview” at the bottom of the page.


A new window will open to show the results of your work.

Step 4: When you are satisfied, return to your page editor and click on “Publish” to finalize and make your map available to your website visitors.


And that’s it!  You’re done.  Congratulations!

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