GeoNames Settings

Sometimes, you might reach an API limit when using the following functionality:

  • Generate Nearby Cities / ZIP Codes (when Output Type includes ZIP Codes)

To resolve this, you’ll need to define some one-time GeoNames settings.

  • Visit http://www.geonames.org/login
  • Complete the form to create a new user account:
    • Username
    • Email
    • Confirm Email
    • Password
    • Confirm Password
  • Check your email address for an activation link, and click it
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  • Visit http://www.geonames.org/manageaccount
  • Click the Click here to enable link towards the bottom of the screen
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  • On screen confirmation will be displayed to confirm the username you have can now perform ZIP code lookups
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It is not enough to simply create an account at GeoNames.  You must verify your email address, and then follow the below Plugin configuration steps.

Finally, we need to enter your GeoNames username into Page Generator Pro:

  • In your WordPress Administration interface, navigate to Page Generator Pro > Settings
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  • Click the GeoNames tab, and enter the username into the Username field:
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  • Click Save