Adding a Polygon
This section covers how to add a Polygon to your map
The Following Plugin/s need to be installed and active
- WP Go Maps
- WP Go Maps Pro Add-on (optional, but required to edit Title, Description, Link and layer options for your Marker)
On the Map editor of your selected map, you are able to navigate to the Polygons page to view, add or edit existing Polygons.
WP Go MAPS -> Maps (edit your chosen map) -> Polygons
To Add a new Polygon select the "Add Polygon" text near the top of the page or select the + icon and then the Polygon icon that appears on the map preview
- Click on the map to start drawing your polygon.
- Add at least three points
- Complete drawing your polygon by clicking the start point a second time
Lines can be added to your completed polygon by clicking and dragging the transparent vertices
Lines be removed from you polygon by holding the "alt" key and clicking on the solid vertices between the lines that need to be removed
Edit the following options as required
Name: Name your Polygon, this identifies it on the Polygons page where all existing polygons are listed
Title: Use this field to give a descriptive name for your marker. This shows up at the top of your Polygons InfoWindow when clicked by a user.
Description: Use this to describe your marker in more detail, you can include media in the description
Link: If you would like a link in the marker’s InfoWindow, insert the full URL here (including https://). This URL will allow visitors to open a web page from the marker’s InfoWindow.
To Open link in a new tab. Please update the appropriate option in the Global InfoWindow Settings:
WP Go MAPS -> Settings -> Info Windows
Line and Fill Colour of the Polygon
Line and Fill Colour of the Polygon when hovering over it
Line thickness: How thick the border line will be
Layer: Entering a value into this textbox will influence how close to the top the Drawing object is displayed in relation to other objects, the greater the number, the closer to the top it is displayed
Select Add Polygon at the bottom right of the page, to save your new polygon