Store Locator Extension for Magento 2

Take customer service a step further by helping shoppers locate your stores on Google Map. Extendware’s Store Locator extension makes it easy to add this function to your Magento ecommerce store. This Magento 2 Extension offers many features that make it simple to configure this on the back-end. Some features of this exciting extension include

  • Works with Google Maps to share information about stores via zip code or city/state.

  • Allows you to edit a store’s information such as hours of operation and holidays in just minutes.

  • Display multiple stores on the map.

Why Do You Need A Store Locator?

Magento Store Locator extension helps your customers locate and get to your store or multiple branches with Store Locator for Magento 2.

Today’s consumers like having the option of shopping online or in the store. Therefore, many retailers have not abandoned the brick and mortar stores but instead have added an eCommerce platform to their business. Smart retailers will make sure that their e-commerce stores work seamlessly with their brick and mortar stores. Interconnected, the two arms of the business should function as one to provide customers with the best shopping experience. One way to unify an online and brick and mortar store is to give customers the option of picking up their purchase in the store.

Installation

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Installation procedure

  1. Download your extension package from the Download page after purchasing the extension.

  2. Open the extension ZIP file you downloaded and extract it to a directory on your computer using a tool like WinRar, WinZIP or similar.

  3. Upload the extracted folders and files into the root directory of your Magento installation. The root directory of Magento is the folder that contains the directories “app”, “bin”, “lib” and more. All folders should match the existing folder structure. If one of our extensions is already installed and you’re updating it, make sure to overwrite the existing files of the extension.

  4. Connect via SSH and run the following commands (make sure to run them as the user who owns the Magento files!

  5. php bin/magento module:enable –clear-static-content Extendware_Core

  6. php bin/magento module:enable –clear-static-content Extendware_StoreLocator

  7. php bin/magento maintenance:enable

  8. php bin/magento setup:upgrade

  9. php bin/magento setup:di:compile

  10. php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

  11. php bin/magento maintenance:disable

  12. In case if you still do not see the extension active, Go to Admin -> System -> Cache Management and click both the ‘Flush Magento Cache’ as well as the ‘Flush Cache Storage’ button.

  13. Woo-ha! You have successfully installed the extension and your store is ready to protect from spammers and bad bots.

USER GUIDE

You will find all extendware settings in Admin Panel → Extendware Menu

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Store Locator General Configuration

To configure the extension you need to go to Admin Panel → Extendware Menu → Store Configuration → Map and Locator Setting.

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Enable Store Locator - To enable/disable store locator. Select “Yes” to enable the store locator.

Google Map Api - Enter API key for google map. Here is more information on how to generate api key for google map https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/get-api-key

Enable Location Pages - If “Yes” then the system will auto generate store pages based on store data.

Manage Store Locator

You can manage or add new stores from Admin Panel → Extendware Menu → Store Location Content → Store Locations. alt_text

From this page admin can see all available store, edit/delete existing store or admin can create new store using Add New Store Location button

Add New/Edit Store Locator.

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Store View - Select for which store view this store is visible.

Store Name - Name of the store which will be displayed on map and store page.

URL Key - Url key for the store page.

Store Image - Store image icon which will display on map and store page.

Description - Admin can add store detail in description which will be displayed on the store page.

Phone Number - Phone number to contact the store.

Store Email - Store email address to contact the store.

Website - Store website if the store has any other website or admin can create a page for the store and add URL here.

Enable - If yes then only the store will be displayed on the map.

Location Information - Here admin can enter store location information so customers can visit the store. Admin can enter Country,State,City, Address and Zip Code

Latitude - Latitude of the store E.g.. 51.1942.

Longitude - Longitude of the store E.g. 6.4315.

Based on Latitude and Longitude information stores will be displayed on google map.

Frontend.

Store link will be displayed with header links. Customers can navigate to all store page using Store Locator link from the header.

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Store locator list page

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When a customer clicks on the Store locator link from the header, they will redirect to the store list page. On this page customers can see all store lists with location on map.

Customers can find nearby stores or they can add customer location and based on that system will find nearby stores to the customer.

Store Details Page

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On the store details page customers can see all the details of the store.