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  • In order to define the exact route/location of a Road/Destination for which you are making a listing, you first need to go to Google...

    In order to define the exact route/location of a Road/Destination for which you are making a listing, you first need to go to Google Maps and create the map. Google Maps will generate an HTML code which can be copied into your listing on rideNAMA.com. This will create an interactive map of the Road you are adding.

     

    Here's how to make and add the map to your posting.

     

    Step-by-step Instructions for mapping a Road for your listing:

     

    1) Start by entering the start and end location of the Road/Destination in the "Get Directions" fields on Google Maps. If there is no address associated with the beginning or end, simply input a 'dummy' start and end location (Fig. 1). From here, you can drag the markers so that they are at the two ends of the route. You can also drag mid-sections of the route so that they exactly trace the route of the Road (Fig. 2).

     

    2) Once you are satisfied with the Google Map, click the icon that looks like a chain link and copy the HTML code (Fig. 3.)

     

    3) On rideNAMA.com, click the Overview Tab [Overview] tab while in the editor for the Road/Destiantion you are trying to map. Then, click the HTML icon [HTML] icon. A window will appear. Paste the HTML code from Google Maps (from step 2) into the window and click Update. (Fig. 4) *Note: If you are adding a New Road/Destination, you must first submit the form which asks for the Road's Title, description, etc... and then you will have access to the Overview Tab tab. If you have already added the Road, you can view the listing and click to access the Overview Tab tab.

     

    4) Click [Save Overview].

     

    Now when the listing for this Road/Destination is viewed, the exact route/location will appear on an interactive Google Map.

     

    If you are still having trouble, please email Roadster@rideNAMA.com with your issue.

     

     

    Figure 1.

    Dummy Location

     

    Figure 2.

    Drag Route

     

    Figure 3.

    Copy HTML

     

    Figure 4.

    Figure 4

  • First... If you Add a New Road, you will be brought to a page where you fill in all of the details of your Road (i.e. Road Name, Descr...

    First...

    If you Add a New Road, you will be brought to a page where you fill in all of the details of your Road (i.e. Road Name, Description, Location [which can be made more exact on the next page], Photo, etc...). Fill in all of the required fields and then click Submit. On the next page, you will be able to define the exact route of the Road.

     

    If you are not sure how to complete a section of the New Road Listing, please refer to the Help section on Road Details. The details of a Road can be changed at any time by viewing the listing and clicking Edit.

     

    Next...

    After clicking Submit you will be brought to a page where you can complete your New Road listing in the Dashboard for this listing. Here, the exact location and overview of the Road can be input. Furthermore, additional photos and videos of the Road can be added the the listing.

     

    Important Items in the Dashboard:

    - The exact location of the Road can be specified by going to the Location tab on the left side of the page. Provided you entered a location on the first page, you can drag the marker of the Google Map - which now appears - to the location of the Road. (This is helpful if there is no exact address of the Road)

    - The exact route of the Road can be defined in the Overview tab on the left of the page. Click Here for exact instructions on how to do this.