This module is provided to create and/or edit location data. Required fields are denoted by an asterisk (*). You can add and remove fields from the location editor using our Field Layouts module. The default location data fields are explained in detail below.
Special Note – Certain default fieldnames should not be changed. If you want to display a different fieldname, go to Field Manager and enter that name as the Display Name (See Field Manage help for more details.)
Number – This Alpha-Numeric field may be used as a location identifier. It could be a Store Number, for example.
Name – Required Field – Enter the Name of the location. Note; If you have multiple locations of the same name, you should identify each location by the name plus an identifying word. Example; “Leonardo’s Pizza – East”.
Street – Enter the Street Address of the location.
City – Enter the City of the location.
State – Enter the State of the location.
Zip – Enter the postal code for the location.
Note: For US locations enter US 5-digit zip code or Zip+4
Click Here for a list of countries available for postal code search.
Country – Required Field – Select the country from the dropdown list.
Approved – This setting is applicable if you use our Public Registration feature. Public Registration allows your website visitors to submit their own location data.
Phone – Enter the main Telephone Number for the location.
Fax – Enter the Fax Number for the location.
Email – Enter the Email Address for the location.
URL – If the Location has its own Website, you may enter the Website Address for the location.
Contact Name – Enter the Contact Name for the location.
Contact Position – Position of the Contact name (for example, Store Manager)
Highlight – Use this field to enter a quick detail about the location. This field will be displayed on the first search results list in red text. An example for information to put in this field might be “Storewide Sale.. All item 20% Off”.
Active – Checking this checkbox will set the Location to Active Status and make the Location available to the Xtreme Locator Search Process.
Sponsor – If a location is a sponsor location, it will be assigned a priority position in the search results. Sponsor locations will appear at the top of the search results within the chosen radius of the search zip code or airport code.
Additional Info – This field is used for additional information for the specific location. This are can be used to provide Store hours, information about special promotions, etc. It will display on the Location Detail Page that the user sees when he clicks on the location from the list of search results. HTML tags can be used in this field.
Location Image – You may upload a logo image for each location. In order to include an image, click the Browse button which will open the “Choose File” box with a listing of files on your local computer, highlight the image file in this box and click open button to select the image. Clicking the Save button will upload the image. If you decide later that you don’t want a location image, click the Remove button to delete the image.
Location Audio – You may upload an audio file for each location. When a location has an audio file, a “Hear About Us” button is displayed on the Location Detail page. Audio files can be recorded using the recording feature available on most computers equipped with a microphone. Xtreme Locator supports the following audio file formats:
- *.wav, PCM_SIGNED, 8000.0 Hz, 16 bit, mono, little-endian, audio data
- *.aif, PCM_SIGNED, 8000.0 Hz, 16 bit, mono, big-endian, audio data
When creating audio files, be sure to select the the formats shown above when saving each audio file.
(Note: .aif format for Mac users will be kept as is and not converted, to play back from site admin page. The *.aif file will be converted at runtime.)
Location Radius – Numeric field to allows you to reduce the search radius for a specific location. This radius reduces the global “Search Distance” setting in the “Setup Options” module.
Territory – You can assign sales territories to locations using FIPS Codes, Zip Codes, A Range of Zip Codes, State or Canadian Province Abbreviation and Country name. To enable territories, simply enter a FIPS Code, Zip Code, State/Province abbreviation or Country name in the territory box. Examples are provided below.
- To assign territories by country
- To assign territories by US State
- To assign territories by Canadian Province
- To assign territories by Postal Code
- To assign territories by Postal Code range
- To assign territories by FIPS Code (US County)
You can also combine territory types as follows:
Use FIPS Codes to assign territories by the County level. View FIPS Codes
Important! Format is everything. Territory prefix (COUNTRY – STATE – ZIP – FIPS) must be followed by a colon (:) and territories must be separated by a semi-colon (;).
Specialty – The specialties will appear in the location if you have set them up in the Specialty Manager. You can assign specialties for a location by clicking the checkbox for the specialty desired. If you use sales territories, you can assign sales territories by specialty in the manner noted in the Territory help.
Save Button – Click this button to save the record.
Cancel Button – Click this button to cancel the setup and start over.