New! Convert Text or URL to Map

The UMapper map creation process just got a significant upgrade. Instead of adding points manually, now you can simply paste text when creating a new map and UMapper will generate points from the entry for you. UMapper (in partnership with MetaCarta) translates the text to geo-locations and adds them to your map. Once a map is created you can customize it further.

Convert text to points on a map

The process also works for URLs. Once you enter a URL to a web page, UMapper will extract all of the points from that page and add them to a map. This option is best for mapping news stories, existing blog posts or any other content involving large amounts of data. Although the back-end is very intelligent, you might have to do some minor cleanup by removing any extra points.

Convert URL to points on a map

To get started, create a new map. Enter URL or text in the Convert text or URLs to points on a map text field located under map description. Click Submit and your are done!

Let us know if you think of any way we can improve UMapper.

p.s. Read about this functionality on Google Maps Mania. and All Points Blog.

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