Autocomplete Location Lite

Unmaintained Autocomplete Location Lite 1.0.0

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.4
  2. 1.5
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This add-ons makes it super easy for your members to state their location (city, state or country). Often the right location is already shown on the autocomplete list after the user entered only 3 to 4 letters. The webservice that this add-on uses to search locations has access to almost 3 million names of populated places and to more than 5 million alternate names.


Live demo

You can try this add-on on the sign-up page of my website. Note, that my site uses the paid Autocomplete Location add-on. However, in terms of the autocomplete list itself there is no difference to the free version.

Differences to the paid version

The free version has only two options (see attached screenshot). The most significant drawback ist probably that this add-on cannot save atomic location data which is required for e.g. location searches with the Member Search add-on. Also you cannot force users to pick a location from the autocomplete list. So using the autocomplete list is always optional for users.

Secure sites

Secure sites (HTTPS) are not supported by default. If you have a secure site you can either use Autocomplete Location with enabled „server side calls“ option or purchase a Geonames credits package.


The „usual procedure“. For your convenience, you may use the Add-on Install & Upgrade add-on.
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