How to add Google Maps to your WordPress site

How to add Google Maps

If you are wondering how to display Google Maps on your WordPress site, I am here to show you how you can embed one.

Adding maps, video, or audio to your site is an amazing way to make an interactive experience for your visitors. Plus, it is a very helpful and easy way to give directions to your location.

Why should I add Google Maps?

Google Maps is one of the most popular navigational app on all platforms. Adding Google Maps to your WordPress site will help visitors to find your physical locations.

Adding Google Maps to your WordPress website will not only make it easier for your visitors to locate your physical store or main office but it will significantly improve your WordPress SEO. So, if you are planning to add Google Maps to your site, what is for sure is that your business will have better visibility in local searches because according to Google, 46% of the total searches are being done locally.

All things considered, let me show you how you can add Google Maps to your WordPress site.

Embedding a Google map

Go to Google Maps. Type in your business address or whatever address you need and click On the search button.

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Click on the Share button on the right.

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After you clicked share, a pop-up will appear. From here just select Embed a map and copy the HTML link.

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Now, go back to your WordPress editor. Here, edit or add a new post or page to where you want to have your embedded Google Map. Click on “+” in order to add a new block and in the search bar write “Custom HTML”.

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Once you have done that, paste the embedded code you just copied before from Google Maps.

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Now, all that is left to do is to Publish or Update your page or post.

Your embedded map will look something like this:

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