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To start using the what3words WordPress plugin, first sign up to get your API Key.

WordPress Plugin

The what3words WordPress plugin enables you to add a 3 word address field to a WordPress page. Users can then search for a 3 word address with 3 word address suggestions provided as a user types.

1
Get an API key

Sign up to get get your free API key.

2
Adding a WordPress field

To add the what3words WordPress plugin to a site first logon to your WordPress admin portal.

Select the “Plugins” tab from the menu and select “Add New” at the top of the page:

Search for “what3words” and click “Install Now” from the search result:

After the plugin has installed click to “Activate”:

3
Enable Field

The plugin will now be installed and a new “what3words Searchbox” item will appear under the Settings menu. In order to complete the set up enter:

  • API Key
  • Add the id or class for the object that should become the what3words input to the “Input Selector”. This is in the format .class or #id.

Click to save and the field will now have AutoSuggest capabilities where a user can search for a 3 word address.

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