Introduction

Street Maps, Map Directions, Visitor Maps, Maps & Weather, Maps & Locations

Bring the power of Google Maps to your site!

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Hotspots is a highly configurable Google Maps marker manager released for Joomla! developed by compojoom. HotSpots supports multiple & nested categories with different icons for your locations (markers). How do you know if HotSpots is good for you. Visit our demo and see the flexibility how to show multiple locations for your office, or many locations for your directory for your city site. See how you can bring your site to the next level.

Who can use Hotspots. Everyone → Endless possibilities:

  • Offices with multiple locations on contact page - Show where you are located and give the power to the users to find you.
  • City directory site - Gives the ability to show all your government locations, parks, and more
  • Hotel sites - Share many restraints, theaters, stores and so much more that is around you giving your clients more information before they check in.
  • And more...

Features:
- multiple images upload per location with gallery display
- able to handle 100k or 1M locations thanks to custom tiles + server side boundary method (check our demo we have 90k locations!)
- styled maps support
- weather, traffic, transit, bicycle, panoramio layers
- KML support
- Import markers from KML files
- Custom fields (currently text & select)
- Supports JomSocial and Community Builder 

- You can show the Jomsocial & community Builder users on a map
- K2 integration - ability to show items on the map + show a map under the k2 item
- Matukio integration - ability to show your events on a map
- Individual categories with custom marker icons on the map

- Each marker has an individual description, this can be added with or without a picture
 (each marker can have custom icon & link to com_content, k2, sobiPro)
- Frontend marker adding (as option) with a drag & drop marker & geolocation support!

- Detail page for every single marker

- Give your users the ability to create route planing

- Mailing of current map

- RSS feed
 Sobi2 Data Import

- Ajax based, no reloading of the map needed

- 500 sample marker icons included to give you the ability to create any marker

Functionality
Hotspots seamlessly integrates Google Maps, with custom markers, my reviews into my Joomla site vastly expanding site functions immediately!
Ease of use
Getting the searchable maps with multiple markers up, and individual maps up for each location on the article pages were a snap.
Support
Above and beyond, a couple of conflicts with my years old template and Daniel ID'd, and fixed the template errors on his own time and dime!
Value for money
Great Value! Long time user, very happy with new version, the best bang for the buck so far.
I used this to: Boat ramps map, Dockside dining maps, Boat ramp reviews, Dockside dining reviews
Functionality
Before I used mymapslocation (too many problems) After two years I migrated with compojoom hotsposts, and literally my site took off.
Ease of use
Very easy.
Support
It would be quicker, but the high quality of the product wins over everything
Documentation
I did not need to
Value for money
Simply, excellent quality price
I used this to: After two years I migrated with compojoom hotsposts, and literally my site took off. Hotspots offers lots of options, all seamlessly integrated with joomla core, and the important thing looks like a native joomla component. THANKS COMPOJOOM. Super quality.

fatal shortcoming



Posted on 26 June 2017
Functionality
fair, however I have to literally choose each photo individually to upload in gallery, this is extremely frustrating
Ease of use
fair,fair, however I have to literally choose each photo individually to upload in gallery, this is extremely frustrating
Support
fair, I am not getting the message through. Dont know if this is a language barrier
Documentation
fair
Value for money
good
I used this to: Real estate website
fair, however I have to literally choose each photo individually to upload in gallery, this is extremely frustrating. When one has several agents with several property types I have to click through all the sub folders for each and every image.
Owner's reply: You can use drag and drop to upload several images all at once.
Functionality
Does nearly everything that we need to replace another map.
Very slick front end and back end interfaces.
Nothing else on the market worked.
Ease of use
Simple and easy to understand.
Clean process flow from KML to displayed layers.
Easy entry and replication for back end user.
Support
Pretty good response from the technical support folks.
Documentation
Pretty good manual of operation.
Value for money
Good value for the required subscription price.
I used this to: A sophisticated map of North America listing over 200 member locations and over 50 road segments in 3 layers.
Functionality
Répond parfaitement aux besoins d'un module de cartographie d'un réseau de magasins ou de divers lieux.
Ease of use
L'administration est très bien conçue et documentée.
Support
Le support répond même sur des questions très avancées.
Documentation
Documentation complète et accessible.
Value for money
Le prix est tout à fait adapté.
I used this to: Diffusion d'informations sur des magasins distributeurs pour un fabricant français.

Great support



Posted on 18 May 2016
Functionality
Works great out of the box as it intended. Customization is tricky on this one.
Ease of use
Straight forward
Support
Support is great, very professional and courteous.
Documentation
Good
Value for money
Absolutely
I used this to: Projects with multiple spots on map.

Süper



Posted on 17 February 2016
Functionality
Gerçekten çok başarılı olmuş
Ease of use
Kullanımı çok kolay.
Support
Bazı şeyler ücretli gibi gözüküyor ve anlamadım.
Documentation
Kurulumu çok kolay gerçekten...
Value for money
I used this to: Ücretsiz diyor ancak k2 için ücret istiyor. Anlamad?m deniyoruz bakal?m.

The best



Posted on 14 February 2016
Functionality
Best and easy to youse
Ease of use
Great funtionality
Support
the best
Documentation
perfect
Value for money
1000000000000% best
I used this to: 10 websites
Functionality

Create categories, add vendors, then assign coupons that can be printed, coupon codes or activated by a link.
Ease of use
Easy to set up and use.
Support
A+ Hung is the most attentive developer I have ever encountered. Top notch support!
Documentation
It's all on the developer's website.
Value for money
If they were all this reasonable, I'd buy more components.
I used this to: This is exactly what I have been looking for. Couldn't be happier.
Functionality
Удобный функционал для решения многих задач
Ease of use
Легко разобраться как что делать и настраивать
Support
Поддержка на самом высоком уровне!
Documentation
Подробная документация по компоненту, но есть еще куда улучшать
Value for money
Достойная цена
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Hotspots Pro

Version:
5.4.5
Developer:
compojoom
Last updated:
Jan 06 2019
Date added:
Sep 08 2009
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Related free extension :
Hotspots Core
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Compatibility:
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