Jan 192016

WordPress Visitors Map And Who Is Online tutorial will show you how to display a counter and or a map of all the visitors to your website or blog.

Last Updated: February 12, 2017

Latest News: I have added a banner for the plugin.

Some of you might want to have your visitors displayed on a map or even have a count of all the visitors to your website displayed on your website. This plugin will do just that, by enabling and configuring a few options. The plugin developer has been updating and maintaining this plugin for quite some time.


Plugins You need:

WordPress Visitors Map Tutorials:

WordPress Visitors Map And Who Is Online Steps

Step 1 ) The following information shows you how to add a shortcode and  or a widget to your website.

  • Add the shortcode [visitor-maps] in a Page(not a Post). That page will become your Visitor Maps page.
  • Add the Who’s Online sidebar. Click on Appearance, Widgets, then drag the Who’s Online widget to the sidebar column on the right.

The following image shows you two links which displays Who’s Online and Who’s Been Online. Both links display different information. This is where you will go to view who’s been online once you have finalized your settings and there has been traffic on your site.


Step 2 ) The following image GeoLocation allows you to select from the following options.

  • Enable geolocation.
  • Disable text on geolocation maps (missing map background fix).
  • Enable display of city, state next to country flag.
  • Enable visitor map on Who’s Online dashboard.
  • Enable visitor map on Visitor Map shortcode page.
  • Enable visitor map link on Who’s Online widget.
  • Enable hover labels for location pins on visitor map page.
  • Enable user names on hover labels for location pins on visitor map page.
  • Hide map viewing by non administrators.
  • Limit for map pins:
  • Default Visitor Map Time:
  • Units:
  • Map:
  • Users who can view the dashboard pages:



Step 3 ) The following image Visitors allows you to select from the following options.

  • Active time (minutes):
  • Inactive time (minutes):
  • Days to store visitor data:
  • Do not include administrators count or location on the maps.
  • Do not include search bots in the visitors online count on widgets.
  • Combine guests and members on widgets so they are only shown as visitors.
  • IP Addresses to ignore:
  • URLs to ignore:


Step 4 ) The following image Lookups, Stats and Time allows you to select and set up the following options.


  • Who Is Lookup URL: http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/
  • Enable open Who Is Lookup URL on a pop-up.
  • Enable host lookups for IP addresses.


  • Enable stats display in blog footer.
  • Enable stats display in admin footer.
  • Enable stats display on map page.
  • Enable plugin credit link: Powered by Visitor Maps


  • Time format (Max Users Today):
  • Time format (Last Click):
  • Date/Time format (All Time Records):
  • Date/Time format (GeoLite data):


That is how simple it is to add a map or counter to your website.

Click on the following URL WordPress Visitors Map Checking Who Is Online to learn more.

I will be updating this post from time to time. So keep coming back for more.


Manuel Ballesta RuizManuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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