Responsive Styled Google Maps - WordPress Plugin

Responsive Styled Google Maps - WordPress Plugin

Responsive Google Maps, easy, simple, responsive and styled, using this simple WordPress plugin. The maps are generated using an intuitive shortcode. The plugin allows multiple markers on the same map and multiple maps in a page. No API key is required. Shortcode builder included, together with 50 map colorful map styles.
Current version: 3.0


In a post, page or widget, write this shortcode to generate a map:
[res_map address=”your street, your city, your country”]

or use the latitude/longitude coordinates:
[res_map address=”-37.798391,145.01652”]


  • Google maps plugin to generate maps based on address OR latitude/longitude
  • 100% responsive and mobile friendly
  • Works in sidebars, posts, pages and custom post types
  • Can create a map with multiple markers
  • There can be more than one maps in a page/post
  • No API key required
  • The plugin admin has real time map preview and shortcode preview
  • Popups accept HTML code
  • Search box
  • Clustering option
  • Show/Hide the points of interest
  • Put a custom link in marker popup
  • 50 included colorful map styles or a hue color
  • 10 included marker icons
  • You can use your own icons
  • Every control on the map can be turned on/off
  • Directions link
  • W3C valid, does not break your W3C validation.
  • Minified resources (JS, CSS) for faster loading.
  • Translation ready.
  • Detailed documentation.

Themes using this plugin:

A great, beautiful theme using this map plugin: Eternity
A clean and fresh theme designed for kids related websites: Kids Zone
A modern and useful theme designed for tourism websites: Trendy Travel
A beautifully handcrafted responsive wedding WordPress theme: Lily

Plugin admin (click the image to view larger)


Map Styles



Version history

25.09.2015 - version 3.0
- Changed the location of the search box to the left corner, due to recent Google Maps API controls changes
- Removed pan control completely, because it was also removed from the Google Maps API
- Replaced __ with esc_html__ for better security in the file responsive-styled-google-maps-admin.php
- Default language files (.mo and .po) updated
12.08.2015 - version 2.29
- Replaced data- attributes with javascript
27.07.2015 - version 2.28
- Added shortcode support for text widgets
19.07.2015 - version 2.27
- Fixed the translations loading issue
- Fixed the too general CSS rules
- Moved all javascripts to JS files 
- Fixed a bug with the search field
- Moved functions from responsive-styled-google-maps-functions.php  to the main file of the plugin
- Added 10 new map styles
- Removed redundant code
- Updated documentation
04.06.2015 - version 2.26
- Resized icons to 75% for better visibility on mobile devices
- Search bar moved at the bottom side to not overlap with map type control
- Added feature to show/hide the points of interest
- Updated documentation with FAQ
- Minified the JS and CSS files and put together the files for better loading
24.05.2015 - version 2.25
- Added the search box option
- Added the clustering option
- Added the logging (in browser's console) option
- Updated the documentation
The complete version history can be found in the documentation that comes with the purchased item.
31.01.2013 - version 1.0
   - The initial version