Members map

XF Addon Members map 2.2

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0, 2.1, 2.2
Visible branding
No
Description:
Shows members on a Google map.

Live example here:

Example of Members map link

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Example of Members map

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Example of Options page

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Features:
  • Uses ipapi.co for location lookup.
  • Members map can be automatically updated once a month.
  • All phrases start with membersmap_ for your convenience.
User group permissions:
By default the following two user groups are allowed to view the Members map:

Registered
Unregistered / Unconfirmed

Setup step 1:
Get your Google Maps JavaScript API key using this link:

Additional Google Maps JavaScript API settings information here:

Setup step 2:
The Ipapi allows 1000 IP lookups per day, which is fine for most forums. If your map will show more than 1000 members, you can subscribe to Ipapi and get an Ipapi key to bypass this limit.

Get your Ipapi key using this link:


Setup step 3:
Update the Options page with your Google maps and Ipapi keys.

Setup step 4:
Give User group permissions to view the map.

Setup step 5:
Run the Cron entries for the Members map manually. This is only required upon initial setup. The Cron entries will automatically run once a month.

Database changes:
This add-on will create two tables in your database:
andy_members_map
andy_members_map_data

Questions and Answers:
Q: How much does the Google maps API cost?
A: It's free unless you have an extremely large forum.

Q: How much does the Ipapi API cost?
A: It's $15.00 USD a month.

Q: Can I cancel my Ipapi subscription after a few days in order to be billed for just one month?
A: Yes. Make sure to disable the Members map cron entry after running it, that will prevent losing the map data.

Q: Can members manually set their location?
A: No.

Q: Can members opt out from the map?
A: No.
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