Store Locator Tutorials and Guides

We've split the tutorials into two sections:

Mastering Blipstar's features and functions

Learn how you can differentiate between stores by changing their map icons.

If you want your store locator to offer the ability to filter by product type (or some other classification) then these simple instructions will show you how.

Add images, buttons and other cool stuff to your store listings using the Misc fields.

How to use an external stylesheet (CSS) to alter the appearance of your store locator.

How to promote certain stores to the top of search results, and increase their spatial influence.

If you want to add a new "skin" to your locator (e.g. in a different language) or want to manage multiple accounts, this tutorial shows you the steps involved.

How to generate your own customized search form that uses Blipstar to display the results on a map (ideal for adding a small store locator widget to your homepage).

Localized search is increasingly important (mobiles account for over half of web traffic). Having your locations appear in local search results shouldn't be left to chance and Blipstar can help.

Enable shared editing or the ability to let users submit new stores on your website.

Sync your database of store locations with Blipstar with some simple CSV data interchange. Ideal if your store location data is already stored in an internal database - cut out manual importing!

Learn how to use the Sales Territories search mode to give stores exclusive priority based on zip/postal codes.

Integrating Blipstar with other popular software

Over 1 in 4 websites are powered by WordPress. Here's how you can add a store locator to any WordPress site.

e-commerce software is a popular way to have your own virtual shop. This tutorial outlines how you can integrate a store locator within several of the most popular systems: Squarespace, BigCommerce, Wix, Weebly, Jimdo, Webflow, WebStarts, Open Cart, Magento, osCommerce, Zen Cart, Tomato Cart and Presta Shop.

Millions of e-shops are built on Magento and integrating your Blipstar store locator is child's play - here we show you how.

If your online store is powered by Shopify then check out this guide for adding your store locator in less than a minute.

If you've built your ecommerce site using BigCommerce check out this simple tutorial on embedding your Blipstar store locator.

If your site uses Joomla here's how you can add your Blipstar store locator. Trust us, it's really easy.

Sync Blipstar with Salesforce for an automatically updated store locator.

Link Blipstar to your Zoho CRM Accounts, with optional auto-sync.

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