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Does GoogleMaps plugin/widget create Google My Business listing?

I do NOT want a Google My Business listing. I know it's good for local SEO but I don't want to manage reviews. If I use the GoogleMaps widget on my WordPress website, will that automatically create a ...
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How to remove a custom label in Google Maps?

I am a regular geo-cacher and therefore I want to mark certain places on Google Maps to find the location faster when I am playing. I enter the coordinates of the location in the search bar, go to the ...
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How long does it take to get on Google Maps?

I have registered a customer's company with address in Google Business. How long should we wait so that it appears on the map? https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/google-mapmaker/ykYOPA5oGTE ...
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Google Maps returns different directions in the same route, depending which way you go

Let's try to find directions in Google Maps from, for example from: Pamplona (Spain) to Burgos (Spain) And now, let's try the other way: Burgos (Spain) to Pamplona (Spain) You'll see that Google ...
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How can I turn off unwanted labels without losing street names in satellite view?

I want to view my hometown in satellite mode, with street names only - I don't want labels for local restaurants, gas stations, pubs et cetera obscuring my view. If I turn off labels, I lose the ...
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Hide quick actions panel when opening Google Maps (Lite Mode replacement)

I used to open Google Maps in Lite Mode on my mobile with the following URL: https://www.google.com/maps/@?force=lite Since a couple days / weeks, I've noticed that the interface has changed, and ...
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Several KML's in one layer

I have 10 KML simple tracking route files. I have created map with 10 layers and placed them all in separate layer. Then I moved to Google Maps (not Google My Maps) I was expecting to open current map ...
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Some saved places are not shown on map

I have saved Dune of Pilat to my custom list: If I zoom out I see my other bookmark from the same list, but there is no Dune of Pilat mark on map. Why some bookmarks are visible and some not from ...
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Change language forever

Trying to change default language in Google Maps by settings in Menu->Language. But it sets required language just for current settings. Next time I open Google Maps I have previous language. How to ...
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Grab route from other site

Is it possible somehow grab route from others maps and use in my personal map? For example how to grab map from this ultimatedrives site?
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Only stared places are visible during route planning

I'm using several types of bookmarks - Stared places and custom made from New list holidays 2018 But why during route planning I see Stared places and there is no holidays 2018?
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Google Maps fails to load in Chrome [duplicate]

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How to change how Google routes to my home address

I just bought a new home and there is multiple streets to take while driving to my house. Now, one of the three ways is probably 1 minute faster but has really bad roads and also neighbourhood is also ...
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deleting google maps without deleting gmail

I mistakenly entered a google maps account on a shared gmail account. I don't want to delete the shared email account, but would like to change the google maps to my own gmail account and delete it ...
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How can I add a destination in between others, on Google Maps?

How can I add something at the orange arrow? It'd be too inefficient to delete everything under Greenwich, add the missing destination, and retype everything under Greenwich? See beneath.
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Is there any way to export google maps driving directions as a series of gps coordinates?

Is there a good way of taking google maps' driving directions and exporting them as a series of GPS coordinates detailing the route? Any help you can provide is much appreciated!
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How do I search for a list of Google map locations?

How do I search for a Google map with tagged locations? For example, how would I find a map of the locations of Tudor theatre's in London, tagged on a modern London Google map? Searches for maps in ...
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How does Google estimate wait time?

According to official docs, Google estimates wait time in places https://support.google.com/business/answer/6263531?hl=en Wait time estimates: Shows how long a customer would have to wait before ...
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Moving bulk saved places in between labels in Google Maps

I have a lot of places saved in my Google Maps, which are currently saved under Starred places which is a list that can't be shared. Is there an easy way to move multiple saved places to another list ...
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What's the difference between Favorites, Want to go, and Starred places?

Does it make a difference where I save places?
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Waypoints as suggestions not required stops in Google Maps

Using Google Maps in a mobile app to provide driving directions from point A to point B. Many of our use cases are in rural areas and the admins want to have the ability to tweak the default route ...
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How to see adjacent/“next” buildings in Google Streetview?

To see some building in Streetview, I enter the street address, e.g. Somestreet 15 in some town. Then, when I want to look at adjacent / neighboring buildings, ie I then want to look at Somestreet 17, ...
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Google Maps: how to disable automatic street view?

When you scroll upwards in Google Maps, at some point the map would enter horizontal Street View mode. How can this behavior be stopped? I'd like to be able to zoom in "all the way" without it ...
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How do I link to Google Maps (3D) without any HUD?

Take this link for instance: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.9888633,-118.2092014,122a,35y,30.75h,75.15t/data=!3m1!1e3 It shows a nice 3D view of a location, but it also adds a ton of ugly, cluttery "...
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Getting size of structures in Google Maps

How can I get the height of buildings in Google Maps? E.g., the height of the building in
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How to turn direction of model in Google Maps?

Parted screengrab: Clicking on the line-art map, I see the model turns in complex ways. How can I control the direction?
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What does Google Maps consider to be “best route”?

In Google Maps, when asking for direction, using public transports, the software offers some "Routes" options. They are: Best Route Fewer transfers Less walking Wheelchair accessible What is "Best ...
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Can Google Maps or Bing Maps print tall narrow maps?

Is there any way to make Google Maps or Bing Maps print maps which are longer in the N-S dimension than the E-W dimension? In other words, can either of those mapping services compose maps that are ...
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Embed a Google “My Maps” as a “Styled Maps”

I feel this should be easy, but I do not get it. I have found two ways to embed a Google Map into a website: Go to Google Maps, click "Share or embed map", "Embed map", and you get something like ...
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How to change the language on Google Maps?

My Chinese is still pretty poor, and my Korean is worse.Β  But Google Maps recently began showing me everything in Korean or Chinese.Β  Sometimes even a mixture of both. I can't find anything to change ...
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Google Maps (web) shows up blank when I am logged in (only on Chrome)

I've been having this annoying problem for quite a few months now. If I am using Google Chrome (tested on a Mac and on Arch Linux), and I am also logged into my Google Account, if I go to https://...
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MyMaps in Google - Polygons prevent you from adding events underneath

I'm using My Maps - https://www.google.com/maps/d/ to plan a trip I have a simple polygon to outlines an interesting region: But it steals click events from being able to add things under the ...
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How do I report a duplicate location on Google Maps?

I work for a company which has two duplicate entries on Google Maps listed under slightly different names. Both of these entries list different addresses, which has caused some confusion for people ...
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Cannot create new lists and cannot save places to existing lists in Google Maps

I have three predefined lists in Google Maps (Favorites, Want to go and Starred places). When I try to save any location to the first two I get an error "Failed to save to Favorites" or "Failed to ...
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Permanently turn off contribution-like notifications in Google Maps

Why am I seeing (from time to time) contribution-like notifications / suggestions: if I have disabled them: I don't want to contribute, I don't want to be annoyed with these notifications and want ...
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Google Maps Location Sharing: Visible on Android but not in Browser

When opening the Android app for Google Maps I see my friends sharing their location. They are also shown even if they are not actively sharing (or not online). However, when I open my browser and ...
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Finding closest mid-route add-in destination

Is there any method in which I could setup a route from work to home: <workplace address> <home address> and then add an additional location: <workplace address> <home address&...
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Where are Labs for Google Maps desktop? Are they gone?

Are the lab section for the desktop version of Google Maps gone? Googling only returns old results, although I found this link https://maps.google.com/?showlabs=1 but it does not seem to make any ...
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How to embed a Google Map into a Meetup announcement?

I just started a group on Meetup. Google provides HTML code to embed a map, pinpointing a specific location, into a page. Here's an example: <iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!...
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How to search for a type of business in a particular area that is open at a particular time of day

I've recently discovered that it's possible to find businesses that are "open now" using a Google search query that passes the "tbm=lcl" parameter, e.g. https://www.google.com/search?tbm=lcl&ei=...
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Is there a way to force Google Maps to show names in English?

Can Google Maps be forced to show some names in English, such as for the school names?
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Can I get Google Maps to realise DST just ended?

I live in the UK. Last night, DST ended. However, Google Maps is confused and is telling me that trains are running 1 hour early: Can I get it to not do this?
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How to get rid of labels in GoogleMaps

I want to remove labels, ex. restaurants. from a google map. I am not using satellite view, just a normal one.
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Removing photos in Google Plus Album Archive

The photos I upload to Google Maps are also added to my Google Plus profile's Album Archive, is there a way to delete the photos I have in Google Plus while keeping them available on Google Maps? ...
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How to place a marker on Google Maps in Chrome?

If I search for a place location on Google Maps, that location shows up with a red marker (for example a University). If I click on any other location on the map (for example a museum) the first red ...
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Show a Google Map of locations stored in MediaWiki

I'm a contributor to a wiki on the MediaWiki platform. We have a large set of articles representing people/businesses. We are looking for a way to add latitude/longitude data to the articles, and then ...
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Check whether two paths intersect or not

I have drawn a circle and a straight line in Google Maps. Now I want to check whether these two intersect or not. Is there any way to accomplish this?
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How can I report a change in Google Maps that is not a road or a place?

Last year a nearby lake was filled in, and converted into a green space with grass, trees, and walkways. However, this lake is still on Google Maps. I decided to report it to them, but it seems I ...
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Address location in Google Maps goes to middle of street

I have a business location (Google Place). I have claimed the location, provided the address, and verified the location (postcard sent to address). When I google the business name, the correct ...
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What do the different colors mean in Google timeline?

What do the different color lines on my timeline stand for? Blue, light blue, white, etc. I have looked everywhere that I can think of with no luck finding answers. I have tried googling it and asking ...