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DMOPress 2.3.0 Release

This release adds several significant new features and improvements: Redesigned map marker callout windows contain a richer display of information, including a bolder heading and a Featured Image, if one is present. You can now request driving directions to any Place (walking directions coming soon) from the new marker callout windows. Requires Google Maps Directions…

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DMOPress 2.2.0 Release

This release adds several new features, fixes and improvements: Places can now have an icon/symbol association. This symbol can be used on map markers or in other theme locations. Choose from 175 location-oriented map icons. New SVG-based map markers with more styling/theming options. New dark map theme: Midnight New [dmo-map] shortcode parameters: marker-stroke-weight, marker-stroke-color, marker-stroke-opacity,…

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DMOPress 2.1.0 Release

This release adds several new features, fixes and improvements: A new inline weather widget and shortcode that integrates with the OpenWeatherMaps API service. Display current weather conditions for your destination just about anywhere, including Revolution Slider panels. All shortcodes are now integrated with Visual Composer, a popular WordPress layout manager. Settings for DMOPress can now…

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Working with Visual Composer

DMOPress works with the popular Visual Composer pagebuilder plugin for WordPress. All DMOPress shortcodes are available in the Visual Composer Add Element chooser, and can be placed anywhere your theme supports Visual Composer content.

Get an OpenWeatherMap API Key and City ID

DMOPress has a built-in shortcode and widget that can show the current weather conditions at your destination. In order to use this feature, you’ll need to get an API key from OpenWeatherMap, as well as your OpenWeatherMap City ID. Part 1: Create an OpenWeatherMap Account Visit this page on the OpenWeatherMap website and click the…

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“Let’s get the stakeholders to update their own website content.”

Tourism bureaus and Destination Marketing Organizations already know that managing website directories is a real pain. Business hours change, vendors go out of business and new destinations enter the market. There is constant churn, and staying on top of it all is time-consuming and expensive. When the inevitable “website refresh” project comes ’round, invariably the idea…

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DMOPress 2.0.0 Release

DMOPress 2.0.0 is here! This is a major new release with many new features and improvements. Here’s what’s new: The name: TourismPress has been renamed to DMOPress. Follow us on Twitter. The DMOPress WordPress Plugin is now FREE and open source. Follow us on Github. DMOPress now works with all WordPress themes! Create beautifully styled maps…

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Managing Events with The Events Calendar and The Events Calendar Pro

DMOPress integrates with the highly popular The Events Calendar and The Events Calendar Pro WordPress plugins for event management. This allows you to use your Places as the venues for your events. How does it work? When DMOPress detects the presence of The Events Calendar or The Events Calendar Pro plugins, it automatically replaces the built-in Venue field with a drop-down…

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