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Old 23-09-2011, 22:11   #1
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Need a Map on My Blog

Hi folks:
I have seen other sailing blogs that feature a map on which one's sailing track can be shown and updated as one sails about the world. I would like to add one to my sailing blog but have not found the utility yet (after lacklustre search).
I want to be able to show my route and add my latest track each time I update the blog.
Can't be very difficult but so far beyond me.
Any help appreciated.
My blog is a Wordpress deal: Soul Upon the Ocean if that makes any difference.
Thanks in advance,
Pete
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Old 23-09-2011, 23:09   #2
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Re: need a map on my blog

Try Skipr.net
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Old 25-09-2011, 04:51   #3
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Re: Need a Map on My Blog

Thanks Factor:
Tried Skipr but too much trouble for anyone wondering where I am. They need to go to another site. I'd like a photo of a world map showing where I am whenever I post. I know there must be something.
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Old 25-09-2011, 04:57   #4
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try this one for a map on your blog

BlurbBits: Customize a BlurbBits Map
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Re: Need a Map on My Blog

You can also customise a google map by logging into Google and creating your own My Map. Then add marker(s) and you can embed it on your website by grabbing the code from a text box on the left of the map. Google has complete instructions in their Help pages.

Looks like BlurbBits is a very nicely configured version of it.
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