How To Add Google Map In WordPress Without Any Plugin?

add google map in wordpress

You may have noticed that many websites show their location with the help of Google Map.

Do you know how to add Google map in WordPress?

Well, there is nothing hard which you can’t do. In this tutorial, you will learn the easiest way. The thing is people want the trust factor and the location can add some value.

Just a few days ago, I had a conversation in a LinkedIn group about setting the locations for a website. Someone showed a different location of his company than the actual location.

He finally admitted that he doesn’t know how to add Google map in WordPress.

A Step By Step Guide To Add Google Map In WordPress.

There a few steps to follow.

Step 1:- Go to the Google Map website and search for the location. Google will show you the map.

Step 2:- Then you will see many options including “nearby, save, send to your phone, share“. Click on the share option.

how to add google map in wordpress

Step 3:- You will see the short URL which is used to share the map. There is another option to Embed the map. Click on that and you will see the preview.

There would be different options with the account of the size of the map. You can use the small size, medium size, large size or any custom size.

add google map in wordpress

Step 4:- Copy the embed code and paste it anywhere on your WordPress website. You can use it in the sidebar, in the footer.

You would be happy to see a nice looking Google map on your website.

As you have seen during the map generation, you can edit the size again.

Can You Now Add Google Map In WordPress Website?

Most of the WordPress users go for the plugins because they don’t know that it’s so simple.

In the past few years, I have experienced that WordPress is a way easier than people think. You just have to find the right way to accomplish your goal.

Using the code manually always works.

What about you, can you now add Google map to your website?

by Ravi Chahar

A WordPress Professional and the LinkedIn Influencer. A coder by passion and a blogger by choice. WordPress theme development is his forte. He is your WordPress guy who will teach you how to solve WordPress errors, WordPress security issues, design issues and what not.

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  1. Hey Ravi,

    Glad to read your informative tutorial post! Many people use plugin for adding google map in their WordPress site, it is also a good choice but it makes loading speed of site slow. You have explored genius way to add simply google map in our website so why anyone go for plugin to make their website bulky. Eventually, thanks for sharing your amazing information with us.

    With best wishes,

    Amar kumar

    1. Hi Amar,

      Plugins are the key features of WordPress and people are having fun with them. But here, you can add the Google Maps in your website without using any.
      Just generate the code and put it anywhere you want.
      Thanks for sharing your views.

  2. Hello, Ravi!

    Thank you!

    I had it setup on one of my pages back in the time, and thank goodness that your post had me to review! 🙂

    It was not working for me, I just re-added it!

    Thanks for sharing this with us!

    ~ Adeel

  3. Thanks so much Ravi!

    Why would anyone bother with a WordPress plugin that may be slow down their Your website when you have provided such easy guide to grab the code from Google Maps.

    Thanks again for this informational post.

  4. Thanks Ravi for this post. Great insight and very well explained detail. Just what I was looking for. Will see how it goes for me as I’m about to try to do this on my own. 🙂

    Many Thanks

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