Places Extension

The Places extension is a feature you can use for displaying various locations such as cities, theatres, shops, bakeries, gas stations, and many more.

In this article, we will guide you through the process of creating the app where you will be able to show various locations with details such as addresses, pictures, phone numbers, etc.

Add Places screen

Go to Screens → press the + button → search for Places in the pop-up window (it can be found under Content tab) → click on it to add it as one of the screens of your app.

maps

If this extension is not already installed, you will be prompted to do so before adding it to your app.

Add items

To add items, press ADD ITEM button next to download feature.

add location

You can then add the following pieces information:

  1. Place name
  2. Location (an address)
  3. Location – latitude
  4. Location – longitude
  5. RSVP link
  6. Description
  7. Website
  8. Image (add up to 5 of them)
  9. Email
  10. Open hours
  11. Phone

Save the made items and preview it through the simulator. Here is how it looks like:

locations on app

Add categories

You can easily categorize your locations into categories. One location item can be added to more than one category at the same time.

editing places

My Places

My Places screen can be found when you go to Screens → press the + button → search Places → hover the mouse over this feature → press My Places.

myplaces feature

Here you can find a list of your favorite locations.

favorite locations

Can I import the list of places?

Of course! Click here to learn how to do it.

Can I download the places I’ve added to the app?

You can. To do so, press the download button next to ADD ITEM and your places will be exported in the .zip file.

download places from app

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