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Adding an Image Map
To add a map to the maps button within your app select the + New button in the top right of the screen.
Give your map a name and upload your image (png or jpg). All map images are saved at a maximum size of 2000px wide. You may wish to crop some of the image by dragging the cropping box, or hit approve without changing the cropping box to upload the image as is. Don't forget to hit save after approving your image crop
Background Color: If you wish, you may also select a background color to match your map image. The default color is a light gray.
Margins: Setting a margin to a map image allows the user to scroll past the edge of the map. Leaving this set to the default value of 0 should work great for the majority of use cases.
Adding Pinned Locations to a Map
New Map Locations
To add a new location to your map select the New Location+ button above the map view.
Enter the name of your location in the dialog box.
New locations added to your map appear in the UnPinned tab. To pin the location select the pin icon next to the location name. If you have added multiple locations, you can quickly add corresponding pins to each by selecting the pin icon next to each location in your UnPinned list. All new pins will get added to the center of your map, ready to be dragged and dropped to their final location.
New pins appear on the map in red. This indicates you have not moved the pin from its default location and therefor it will not appear in the app yet. Drag the pin to save it's final location. If you are pinning multiple locations at the same time, clicking the pin will show the name of the location before you drag it to it's final location.
Adding existing location to your map (from an agenda import for example), is done from the Other Locations tab. Select the + icon next to the location name to add it as an UnPinned location associated with this map. From there, pinning works exactly like any other UnPinned location (see above).
Image Map on Device
Image maps will load "zoomed out" to display as much of the app as possible. Below is an example of how a 2000px w x 1098px h image loads in the app.
Default Background Color
Green Background Color
Maximum Zoom Level
Adding a Street Map
In addition to displaying map images you can also display street maps under the map button. This is useful for displaying a map of your event's venue location. Just give your street map a name and a starting address. The starting address will be in the center of the map when the user opens the map.
You can add pins to a street map in the same way as pins are added to an image map (see above). It is important to note that pinned locations do not appear until the user taps the map.
You can adjust the center point that the map will load to by panning the map and selecting the save view button from the top.
Likewise, you can adjust the zoom level of the map by hitting the + or - buttons on the map and then the save view button from the top.
Street Map On Device
Below is an example of the same street map from above, as it is loaded on device.
*Note: no pin is shown by default, only after tapping the screen will pinned locations appear.
You can find a list of all locations under the Related Resources > Locations section of your side navigation menu.
Sometimes you may need to add a location that isn't associated with a map. From the locations list you can add a new location by selecting the +New button from the top of the screen.
For locations that will be pinned later, simply enter the name of the location and save.
For locations that you would like to link to a Google map address, fill in the Address fields.
For locations that you would like to link to a website, fill in the Website Url field.
Location on Agenda
Location with Address
Location with Website Url