CM Maps Routes Manager


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Allow users to draw custom routes and generate a catalog of map routes and trails with points of interest on a WordPress site using Google Maps integration.

The Google Maps Routes Manager allows users to draw custom routes and generate a catalog of map routes and trails with points of interest (locations). With Google Maps integration, users can display images, descriptions, and searchable markers with each location including elevation and temperature.

This Google Maps plugin lets users choose route direction, localize routes, add geographical tags, and fully customize maps and points of interest within WordPress.

The Google Maps Routes Manager lets users include customized walking paths, car routes, motor bike trails, bicycle routes and more.

Get support from Google Maps to import and export map routes for navigation on mobile devices. This Google maps plugin will automatically calculate the best route based on route direction.

Addons and Related Plugins

Basic Location Plugin Features

  • Draw routes on Google map
  • Add description images for each route
  • Show all routes on an index page

Benefits of Going Pro

  • Upload route from a KML/GPX files – Routes can be imported from a device that generates a KML/GPX files. Mobile phones and navigation devices can generate such files.
  • Export route to a KML/GPX files – Routes created can later be exported to a KML/GPX files and shared with mobile devices, other travel sites, and navigation aids.
  • Weather information – Weather information is shown near each location.
  • Altitude graph – Altitude is added per each trail view and is also accompanied by information such as trail distance, average speed, peak altitude, and more.
  • Images and video – Images and video can be added to both trail information and each location
  • Categories – Routes can be assigned to categories and filtered by categories
  • Shortcodes – Several shortcodes are supported. Shortcodes can be embedded in posts and show a single location, a map with all locations in a category, and more.
  • Tags – Tags can be added to routes and allow filtering of routes
  • Search – Trail description, locations, and route name can be searched by keywords.
  • Custom Icons – Upload your own custom icons or user any icon from available custom icons.
  • Integrate with CM Map Locations to show both routes and locations on same map.
  • Additional taxonomies for route difficulty and grade
  • Many more options to customize view


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  • Routes Plugin – Draw map routes and generate a catalog of routes and trails with points of interest using Google maps.


  • Showing map with all routes
  • Single route page.
  • Single route page elevation graph
  • Driving directions for route
  • Walking trail exmaple.
  • Point of interest information along route.
  • Editing route - adding images, path color, drawing points.
  • Editing route - adding point of interest along the route.
  • Plugin settings.
  • Reading KML file and showing on map editing screen.


  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Aktiviere das Plugin in WordPress über das Menü ‚Plugins‘
  3. Add a Google API key.
  4. Add as many routes as you want. Each will have it’s own route page and will show up on the index map
  5. There are a handful of other optional preferences available in the dashboard.


18. September 2019
Can't give zero stars so they at least get one. This plug in not only doesn't work, it ruined every track I entered into the tool. I manage a site where I provide trail information to my users. I tried to work with support to correct their issues, but they don't seem to know how to fix them, and blame everything either on not reading their documentation, or google.'s a list of issues that you can expect when using this tool: Graph below the map doesn't render correctly Downloading feature for your users to download the track strips key data that is needed for the track Application destroys the tracks on upload to remove the needed information Maps don't always render correctly Many of the settings in the interface don't work You have to craft your own short codes to render the maps (defeating the purpose of the tool itself) I could go on, but I spent 80 hours building a site with this tool and had to scrap all the work because the tool destroyed all the tracks I entered into it. Complete waste of money... Oh...and to that point they won't provide a refund for their application Save your cash and go somewhere else.
20. Juni 2019
How do you embed the map? Easy: you can't! So ... no shortcodes. You just draw all maps and then after 2 hours you just uninstall the plugin because there's no way to show those map in your website.


5. Mai 2018
There is no Categories as the title says. There is no shortcode to you insert on your page. you can not hide the map to show only the menu from rotes. waste of time.
13. Februar 2018
The Routes plugin is the best I've found for managing trails and maps, combined with Locations plugin. Also CreativeMinds have THE BEST support of any WordPress plugin I have used. I asked two things and they responded quickly and politely, and fixed both super fast! Amazing.
16. August 2017
I tested the free version of this plugin and saw a good potential of it for my needs, so I purchased the premium version, but it was a disaster. I spent around 10 hours trying to make it work with the features that the developer offered with no success. Then I contacted the developer and he told me "You need to wait until our developers have time", which disappointed me even more. I requested my money back and they said "No, sorry". So I suggest, you don't loose your time here. I ended up using a custom "Google My Maps" map that works great in my web. Sad I did not know these maps were so great, when I embed them in a WP site. a
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