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Old 22-11-2011, 17:05   #1
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SPOT Plugin or Code for Blog

Hi guys and gals.

I've got my favorite blogs that I follow (mostly families 'cause we are one)... and I *think* I remember seeing a live SPOT feed in more than one blog.

I have registered my SPOT and sort of expected to see a code snippit or plugin of some kind, but all I see is a SPOT branded page dedicated to me (and where I'm going) - that I can share.

Does anyone know of some way to include my SPOT tracking map right in my blog (I'm using WordPress, but it shouldn't matter if it is calling a Google map using a code snippit).


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Old 12-12-2011, 21:31   #2
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Old 12-12-2011, 23:43   #3
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Re: SPOT Plugin or Code for Blog

They have a Javascript snippet for a live widget/map that can be embedded in a web page. Not sure if your WordPress host will allow it, but I'll bet there is a way:
Here's the link

You need to get your own Google Map key, but that's really easy.
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Old 13-12-2011, 07:50   #4
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Re: SPOT Plugin or Code for Blog

The Javascript snippet only works for people with IE. FF and Opera aren't working right.
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Re: SPOT Plugin or Code for Blog

You can do it in an iframe:

<div style="text-align: center;"><iframe src="" width="550" height="550"></iframe></div>

It isn't that elegant, but it does work. You could make the iframe bigger if your theme allows for it. Create a new page and put the iframe in it with your feed.
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