What we do while finding location of a store, school, university, bus stop etc. Probably our first step will be to open Google Site maps and find the location. This thing shows that Google Maps are how much important for places. People specially love to search shops through using Google Maps. Therefore, if you have a PrestaShop stores at multiple locations then it is very beneficial for you to show them on Google Maps.
You can show your stores on Google Maps using the Google Maps Ecommerce plugin. Although this feature is coming by default in PrestaShop 1.6 but this module gives you an extended functionality like
- CSV export store
- Store directions
- Search by product or by store location
- Limit store search by radius.
This module creates a landing page on your store home page for Google Maps. Also this module creates shows maps on products pages in a separate block.
How to Use PrestaShop Store Locator Module by FMEModules
Given here user guide to use this store locator PrestaShop module;
Step 1: Go to backend demo of this module, fill in the credentials and go to the dashboard.
Step 2: Go to the PREFERENCES>Store contacts of this Google Maps PrestaShop module developed by FME from the opened page you can create new store location. Give necessary fields as required by your store.
General Settings: You can set general details like Display a link to the store locator in the footer, Display a link to the store locator in the sitemap page, simple map (No map, no search, only a store directory).
Module Settings: Go to MODULES>modules and configure module settings for Store Locator by FME Modules.
Now go to the frontend demo where you can see your created store at product page, home page and footer.
At Home Page
At store locator landing page, customer can enter the name of product, current position, and searching radios.
Customer can search the store by product, location and radius.
At Product Page
At product page, it will show that which products are available at which store.
Stores Export Options:
This module can export all the stores in a csv file. Go to PREFERENCE>store contacts and click on export file button as can be seen in image.
Showing your store at Google Maps can bring more visitors and traffic and there will be sure chances of sales.