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Adding a Circle

Overview

This section covers how to add a Circle to your map

Prerequisites

The Following Plugin/s need to be installed and active

  • WP Go Maps
  • WP Go Maps Pro Add-on (optional, but required to edit Description, link, hover and layer settings)

On the Map editor of the of your selected map, you are able to navigate to the Circles page to view, add or edit existing Circles:

WP Go MAPS -> Maps (edit your chosen map) -> Circles

To Add a new Circle select the "Add Circle" text near the top of the page or select the + icon and then the Circle icon that appears on the map preview

Adding a Circle
Adding a Circle
  • ClickΒ on the map to set your circles center.
  • MoveΒ the mouse to adjust your circles radius.
  • ClickΒ a second time to finish drawing your circle.

Circle Options

Edit the following options as required

Name: Name your Circle , this identifies it on the Circles page where all existing Circles are listed

Description: Use this to describe your circle in more detail. You can inclided media in the description

Radius: Increase or decrease the circle radius by adjusting this figure

Link: If you would like a link in the Circles InfoWindow, insert the full URL here (includingΒ https://). This URL will allow visitors to open a web page from the circle 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 Circle

Line and Fill Colour of the Circle when hovering over it

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

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Drawing the Circle
Drawing the Circle

Saving the Circle

Select Add Circle at the bottom right of the page, to save your new circle

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Updated 23 Jun 2022
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