PHP 7 Compatible Store Locator v3.99 Released

April 19, 2017 - By 
Issues this Update Fixes:
– Further improved geocoding (assigning coordinates to locations)
– “Cannot read property ‘documentElement’ of null” Firefox/Chrome inspector error
– Blank / gray / not-loading Store Locator map

**Download update now, avoid any current/future compatibility issues**
PHP 7 Compatible Store Locator v3.99 Released, Other Great Updates

WordPress Store Locator is geared to perform on PHP 7

How to Update to v3.99

A) FTP Method:

1) Download the latest Store Locator zip file

2) Go to your site’s WP Admin plugin uploader by navigating to: Plugins > Add New > click “Upload Plugin” button

3) Log into your website via FTP, go to ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory and re-name your current ‘/store-locator/’ folder to something like ‘/store-locator.old/’

4) Upload the Store Locator update zip file to the WP Admin plugin uploader (from step #2), and activate Store Locator

B) Easier Update Method (non-FTP):

1) Download this plugin zip file: Store Locator: Update Helper

2) Upload ‘Store Locator: Update Helper’ zip file via WP Admin > Plugins > Add New > click ‘Upload Plugin’ button … then activate it

3) Go to WP Admin > Plugins .. you should now see update notification for Store Locator … update Store Locator

4) Deactivate & delete ‘Store Locator: Update Helper’ via Plugins page

Note: Addons/themes, map settings, custom CSS won’t be affected by either update method.


Now you’re updated — moving forward, you should receive automatic update notifications, so you won’t need to perform the above steps again.

Now PHP 7 Compatible

Happy to mention that WordPress Store Locator v3.99’s most important feature is that it is fully PHP 7 compatible and ready to perform on the any server.

Thank you to users for feedback and especially providing compatibility reports detailing potential PHP 7 required updates that may have otherwise been missed.

In addition to PHP 7 compatibility, automatic updates should now be active again for your convenience.

v3.99 Changelog — Other important updates to note:

* Now fully PHP 7.0+ compatible – credit to users for feedback and compatibility reports
* Restored automatic updating functionality
* Adjusted Store Locator admin form input field sizes to fit WordPress 4.7+ styling
* Moved sl_env_var_filt() from readme module to sl-functions file. Helps w/ displaying environment variables
* Added Ukraine as a country/language
* v3.99.1 – Improved retrieving of store data
* v3.99.2 – WP version update, plugin file date update
* v3.99.3 – Improved geocoding; Updated API Key info & link; shortened ‘Tags’ input field for WP 4.7+ styling
* v3.99.4 – Admin interface updates – labeling & displaying addons & latest news feeds for some installs not always displaying them; Improvement for Multiple Mapper – filtering properly; 3rd-tier Addons Platform settings navigation improvement

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