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The steps to install the Cardinal Store Locator plugin are the same as installing any WordPress plugin with the addition of entering your license key in the plugin settings for it to become functional.

FTP

  1. Download the plugin
  2. Unzip the plugin on your computer
  3. Upload the extracted “cardinal-storelocator” directory to /wp-content/plugins/
  4. Login to your WordPress installation admin and activate the plugin under the “Plugins” menu in the dashboard
  5. Visit the plugin settings page by clicking on the “Settings” link in the plugins list or by clicking Settings > Cardinal Locator in the left column of the WordPress dashboard and enter your license key
  6. Create a new Google Maps API key and enter it in the Google Maps API key field under Primary Settings. Make sure to enable Google Places API Web Service, Google Maps Geocoding API and Google Maps Directions API for the project in the Google API Console after setting up the initial Maps key.

Upload zip file in WordPress dashboard

Alternatively, you can install the plugin by uploading the plugin zip file in the WordPress dashboard by following these steps:

  1. Download the plugin
  2. Login to your WordPress installation admin and navigate to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin
  3. Click the browse button to find the zip file on your computer, then click the “Install Now” button
  4. Activate the plugin under the “Plugins” menu in the dashboard
  5. Visit the plugin settings page by clicking on the “Settings” link in the plugins list or by clicking Settings > Cardinal Locator in the left column of the WordPress dashboard and enter your license key
  6. Create a new Google Maps API key and enter it in the Google Maps API key field under Primary Settings. Make sure to enable Google Places API Web Service, Google Maps Geocoding API and Google Maps Directions API for the project in the Google API Console after setting up the initial Maps key.