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  1. Since I will be travelling a lot during the year, I thought it would be fun to add some kind of map to my blog, showing places I've visited, my whereabouts and so on.
    To do this, I found two options meeting my expectations, wayfaring.com and maps.google.com. The problem is, both of these sites use <iframe> to emb the map into the blog. And wordpress.com doesn't support iframe's.

    So, I would be happy if any of you know any good alternatives to these pages. I tried the map widget already, but 1) I want my map to be shown on a page, not in the sidebar 2) I found the map widget a lot more complicated than the pages I have already mentioned.

    Can any of you guys help me out?
    Thanks

  2. I'm afraid I don't know of any offhand; another volunteer might but most maps require the use of Javascript or an embed which isn't allowed on our blogs. A few people have requested that GoogleMaps be implemented at some stage; if you send an email to staff requesting it, it might help as they keep track of every request.
    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic.php?id=14797&page&replies=19#post-123945

    One thing you could do is to set up your map through another service which can be viewed publicly and take a screenshot of it. Then you could include the screenshot on your blog and link to the map; it won't update but whenever someone clicks on it they'll go over to your map and can follow your travels. You could also take a new screenshot and update it manually when you have a few spare moments. Hope that helps. :)

  3. /nod to cj - I'm not stalking you!

    The Mapkit widget might be the answer. Check the FAQ but this post gives a quick overview:

    http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic.php?id=8052&page&replies=15#post-114635

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