BuddyPress Profile GeoLocation


Ever wanted to be able to find users that are close to the current one? You can build many things with this: a dating site, a friend finder, and so on.

This plugin will allow you to have user’s set their own location whether it is a full address, a single line for their address, or their longitude or latitude, and then find users near them. It can either list each individual user or show all users on a map. How users are shown, and the pin content on the map itself, is completely customizable.



Features include:

  • The ability to search for users within a specified proximity of the current user.
  • You can customize how the user will show. To add further customization you can also install BuddyPress Profile Shortcodes.
  • You can also customize how the pins will appear when displaying a map of the user’s location.
  • Shortcodes are available to show a user’s location. If you use BuddyPress Profile Custom Area you can also add a map to a user’s profile using this plugin’s available shortcodes.

Download and Setup:

  1. Download the latest version of the plugin.
  2. In WordPress Admin, go to “Plugins” → “Add New” → “Upload” (At the top of the page)
  3. Click the browse button and choose the ZIP file that you downloaded after purchasing it. You can then install it. Afterwards click “Activate” to activate this plugin.
  4. Once the plugin is activated, go to “Settings” → “Bento Licenses” and find the license column for BuddyPress Profile GeoLocation. Enter your activation key there, click on active, and then you can use this plugin.
  5. To use it, go to Users > GeoLocation. You can then completely customize how this plugin will appear and show during a search.
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