Google Maps integration with Fluent Forms

Google Maps is used to auto-complete the address field.

Simply go through this guide to learn how to apply this feature to your form.

  • Go to the Global Settings from Fluent Forms Pro (WordPress admin panel sidebar) and turn on the Google Maps Integration, as shown in the screenshot below.
  • Here, you will be asked for the Google Map API Key to integrate it.
  • To get the API key, you have to go here.
  • Then click on the Get Started button on the top right corner of the page. You will notice a dashboard page where you need to click on your existing project option. Or create a new project by clicking on that option like the one given below –
  • A pop-up box will appear where you have to click on NEW PROJECT to create a new project.
  • To create a new project, you need to add a Project Name. Then click on the Create button.
  • This will take to you back to the dashboard page, where you click on your Project option to open the list of projects.
  • A pop-up box will appear showing the list of projects, here click on the My Google Map project that was created previously.
  • Now, you have to select the Places API & Maps Javascript API options, respectively.
  • When you click on the Places API, make sure to click on the Enable button to enable the API.
  • The next step is to click the Maps Javascript API option.
  • In the same way, click on Enable to enable the API.
  • Both APIs have been successfully enabled, as you can see below.
  • Then click on the three lines option on the left side.
  • Then click on the API & Services option following the Credentials option too.
  • Here, you have to click on the Create Credentials option.
  • And from the dropdown, select the API Key option.
  • A pop-up box will appear where you can copy the API key.
  • Now, go back to the Fluent Forms’ Google Map Integration Settings and paste the API Key in the input field.
  • Don’t forget to click on the Save Settings button.
  • Go to the Fluent Forms dashboard and create a new form.
  • After that, you can add an Address Field to the form.
  • Then on the Address Field’s input customization, check the Enable Autocomplete (Google Map) & some list of options will appear then.
  • Show Map: If you want to show the Google Map option on your Form, you can tick the Enable Map (Google Map) option.
  • Auto locate: The auto-locate option will display the user’s location if someone accesses the form. Three options are available here: Page Load, On Click & Disable.

When the map is enabled, Please enable Geocoding API if you want to populate the address after the map marker drag end.

  • Page Load: When you choose the Page Load option, the moment the page loads, the user’s location will be immediately detected.
  • On Click: If you choose the On Click option, a Click icon will be next to the Address box. Users’ location will be started to be located once they click on that icon.
  • Disable: You can select the Disable option if you want to disable the Auto Locate option.
  • Save the form and click on the Preview & Design option to view the form.
  • Once you type a phrase of any place on the form, this will automatically show suggestions for the specific addresses you can choose from. –

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