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My Maps location: Community Builder Integration

Community Builder profile map

The community builder extension for My Maps location has to be installed through CB plugin installer (not Joomla installer). It comes as a separated plugin to download.

 

cb-joomunited

 

Then from Community Builder Dashboard, click on Plugin Management then Install plugin

 

cb-dashboard

 

You can now browse and upload the plugin you've downloaded on JoomUnited

 

cb-plugin-install

 

Then, from the Community Builder plugin list you have the possibility to map the profile address fields with My Maps Location address fields.

 

community-builder-plugin

 

Options available in the Community Builder plugin are:

  • Use Auto geolocation: If set to Yes, Google Maps will not be used to auto locate users, the address field will be used in this case
  • User list in search view: Load the user list from Community Builder in the search view of My Maps Location
  • Use My Maps location address fields: If set to Yes My Maps Location will use it's own field to locates the user, if no you can map some CB address fileds below
  • The map type, width and height

 

Then in the menu manager you can force the search engine to search for Community members.

 

cb-menu

 

Finally you can search for your members near from your position or anywhere. Members with avartar are now on the map.