This plugin brings topics geolocation to bbPress, and can filter topics by location and radius.
It has been originally developped for a classified ads forum.
- Works both for frontend & backend
- Users can set the location of a post manually or automatically (HTML Geolocation API)
- Geocoding using the Nominatim API by Open Street Maps
- Search posts by location and radius
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Contributors & Developers
“bbPress Topic Location” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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- handle ‘HTML Geolocation API’ requires HTTPS better
- 5 years after, it’s alive again !
- updated for WP 5.3.2
- code cleaned and improved
- geocoding using (Nominatim API)[https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/]
- HTTPS notice
- Added admin settings
- New template functions bbptl_post_has_geo(), bbptl_post_address(), bbptl_get_post_address(), bbptl_post_latitude(), bbptl_get_post_latitude(), , bbptl_post_longitude(), bbptl_get_post_longitude()
- Added class ‘has-location’ for topics and replies having a location
- Various code improvements
- Allow to get results without search terms set (see functions bbpress_add_dummy_keyword and bbpress_remove_dummy_keyword)
- when geolocated posts are found, displays distance between origin point and post location
- bbPress custom search widget, with geolocation parameters
- ability to search forum posts by location (and radius)
- code refactoring
- ‘Guess my location’ now returns a readable address instead of coordinates
- 2 new files : bbptl-ajax.php & bbptl-template-tags.php
- Uses native bbpress functions
- Bugs fixed
- Clode cleanup
- Screenshots, readme update, css fixes.
- Initial launch