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[Resolved] Distance value based on custom field

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Last updated by Christian Cox 3 years, 11 months ago.

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#1173453

hi is the "origin_source='visitor_location' " user current location base on gps?

can we define the origin_source base on custom field; I.e train station?

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hi is the "origin_source='visitor_location' " user current location base on gps?
In this case the User's location is based on the browser's Geolocation API, which is part of the HTML5 standard:
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Geolocation_API
http://www.andygup.net/html5-geolocation-api-%E2%80%93-how-accurate-is-it-really/
GPS information may be part of the algorithm used to determine location, but it's used indirectly.

can we define the origin_source base on custom field; I.e train station?
If you want to display the distance between two arbitrary locations, you can use the toolset-maps-distance-value shortcode with a URL parameter or a pair of latitude/longitude coordinates. We have more information about this shortcode available here:
https://toolset.com/documentation/user-guides/maps-shortcodes/#toolset-maps-distance-value
See the attached screenshot.