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====External Providers====
 
====External Providers====
WME now allows editors rank 4 and above the ability to add Google linked places to Places in Waze.  Linking Google places to Places in Waze should minimize Waze routing errors due to poorly placed location markers in Google. When adding or editing Waze Places, please search and link any Google places that represent the same Place in Waze. Google may also have multiple or duplicate places that represent the same Place in Waze; please add any realavant Google place.
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[[File:Wme-google.png|right]]
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Waze allows you to connect places and POI from external providers. One of the providers is '''Google Maps'''. By linking sites, when drivers select a destination from search results in the app, whether the result is from Waze or Google, it will always lead you to the navigation stop point Waze.
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Connect an external POI following this procedure:
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[[File:External_Providers_1.PNG|right]]
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# Create / Select a Place.
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# Click on the link: Add linked Google place.
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# Gradually as you type the name of the place in the drop-down list, recommended external POI names begin to appear.
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# Select the correct name.
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# Save your changes.
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[[File:External_Providers_2.PNG|right]]
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If the place that has already been linked, you will see a box with the name and address of the external POI. Under this field is a unique identifier.
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If you find that a site is linked to an improper external POI:
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# Delete link by clicking the X next to the POI field.
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# Save the changes.
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Make sure that the Place stop point is set correctly.
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Creating and editing links to External Provider POIs is allowed only by Rank 3 editors and above.
  
 
====Website====
 
====Website====
Website addresses shoule be simplified to the format:<br />
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Simplicity should be the goal when listing websites.  Please remove '''http://''', '''https://''', and '''www.''' from addresses.  When possible, website addresses should be simplified to the format:<br />
'''domain.com'''<br />
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'''domain.com'''<br /> 
Please remove '''http://''', '''https://''', and '''www.''' from website addresses; they are unnecessary in most instances.  
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The website for the Louisville Metro government would be:<br />
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'''louisvilleky.gov'''
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Although some places have pages for individual locations, like specific stores in a chain, you should use the primary website.  The website for a Marathon station should be:<br />
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'''mymarathonstation.com'''<br />
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''NOT''<br />
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'''mymarathonstation.com/StoreHome/90894'''<br />
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If the website for the place is hosted by a higher entity and includes information after domain suffix, please include information that is neccessary.
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The website for one of the city parks in Louisville would be:<br />
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'''louisvilleky.gov/government/parks/park-list/baxter-square'''  
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=== Kentucky Hospital/Medical ===
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Kentucky editors consider Hospitals to be a very important Places to have set correctly on the map. Having a map full of Places with the Hospital category, or not having real hospitals available in searches makes it difficult for users to get help when they need it. Anything that does not have emergency services (ER or Immediate Care) should not have the Hospital/Medical category set. For individual doctor practices, dentists, or chiropractors, set the Place to Offices. For Nursing Homes, Psych Hospitals, or other large medical facilities that do not provide emergency services, please use Personal Care. If you are setting up an Immediate Care center with the Medical category, you must add the proper open and close times so users will see that it is closed outside of the business hours.
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To better recognize which places might have an incorrect listing of Hospital, install the [https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&p=1245915 WME Place Harmonizer] script (Rank 2+).
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To get true hospitals added to the map, we are using a list from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Some of these hospitals do not have emergency services and need to be set for a different category. They are listed and completion should be tracked on this [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1f4X4W7OSdxALwqidSlgJtxOGRxHgDYWRuWc3FjTdxQc spreadsheet]. If you do not have access to edit the sheet. Please contact one of the State Managers listed below.
  
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To be considered complete, hospitals must have everything entered from the [[Kentucky#Place_Locking|Place Locking]] area or this wiki page, as well as the ER point Place mapped and Parking lots named and set as area Places.  Please use these guidelines when naming ER point Places.
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* Set the primary name as "ER - Hospital Name"
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* Alternate names for ER point Places should include:
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# A name that spells out "Emergency Room" with the hospital name
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#*(ex. "Baptist Hospital East - Emergency Room")
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# A name that includes the city name if not already present in the hospital name
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#*(ex. "ER - Versailles" as an alt name for Bluegrass Community Hospital)
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#*''Do not add an alt name with the city name if the city is listed as part of the hospital name; it is redundant for search purposes.''
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#**(ex. "ER - Frankfort" SHOULD NOT be added to Frankfort Regional Medical Center).
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:19, 20 September 2016



When moderating Place Update Requests (PURs), please be aware that they are not added to the map until the Wazer hits Done. This means that a passenger of a car may take a great photo of a business, but be a block or two down the road before it is added. Zoom into the map where the Place was added and ensure they are where they are supposed to be.

Chain Name Harmonization

In an effort to keep common Places the same across the region, the South Atlantic wiki page now has a list to reference. The list includes Names, Alt Names, Categories, and Websites of Chain companies across the region. If you do not see a Chain listed and feel it should be added, please fill out this form to submit it for review.

Place Locking

Places can be locked once they have enough information so trusted users trying to change the information that has already been verified will need to have the changes approved. As a rule we lock Hospitals and Airports at 5 and everything else can be locked at 3, but only after it minimally has the following information:

  • Correct Category
  • Name - Formatted with Title Case (Use capital letters for the first letter in each word)
  • Area or Point with Destination Point in the correct location
  • Address - House number and correct street name

Please try to fill in all information available, but those items are the minimum.

Additional Information

1 July 2016 - This section is under construction. Please check back for updates.

Phone Numbers

Kentucky currently observes the following South Atlantic Region format for phone numbers:

(xxx) xxx-xxx

External Providers

Wme-google.png

Waze allows you to connect places and POI from external providers. One of the providers is Google Maps. By linking sites, when drivers select a destination from search results in the app, whether the result is from Waze or Google, it will always lead you to the navigation stop point Waze.

Connect an external POI following this procedure:

External Providers 1.PNG
  1. Create / Select a Place.
  2. Click on the link: Add linked Google place.
  3. Gradually as you type the name of the place in the drop-down list, recommended external POI names begin to appear.
  4. Select the correct name.
  5. Save your changes.
External Providers 2.PNG

If the place that has already been linked, you will see a box with the name and address of the external POI. Under this field is a unique identifier.

If you find that a site is linked to an improper external POI:

  1. Delete link by clicking the X next to the POI field.
  2. Save the changes.

Make sure that the Place stop point is set correctly.

Creating and editing links to External Provider POIs is allowed only by Rank 3 editors and above.

Website

Simplicity should be the goal when listing websites. Please remove http://, https://, and www. from addresses. When possible, website addresses should be simplified to the format:
domain.com
The website for the Louisville Metro government would be:
louisvilleky.gov

Although some places have pages for individual locations, like specific stores in a chain, you should use the primary website. The website for a Marathon station should be:
mymarathonstation.com
NOT
mymarathonstation.com/StoreHome/90894

If the website for the place is hosted by a higher entity and includes information after domain suffix, please include information that is neccessary. The website for one of the city parks in Louisville would be:
louisvilleky.gov/government/parks/park-list/baxter-square

Kentucky Hospital/Medical

Kentucky editors consider Hospitals to be a very important Places to have set correctly on the map. Having a map full of Places with the Hospital category, or not having real hospitals available in searches makes it difficult for users to get help when they need it. Anything that does not have emergency services (ER or Immediate Care) should not have the Hospital/Medical category set. For individual doctor practices, dentists, or chiropractors, set the Place to Offices. For Nursing Homes, Psych Hospitals, or other large medical facilities that do not provide emergency services, please use Personal Care. If you are setting up an Immediate Care center with the Medical category, you must add the proper open and close times so users will see that it is closed outside of the business hours.

To better recognize which places might have an incorrect listing of Hospital, install the WME Place Harmonizer script (Rank 2+).

To get true hospitals added to the map, we are using a list from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Some of these hospitals do not have emergency services and need to be set for a different category. They are listed and completion should be tracked on this spreadsheet. If you do not have access to edit the sheet. Please contact one of the State Managers listed below.

To be considered complete, hospitals must have everything entered from the Place Locking area or this wiki page, as well as the ER point Place mapped and Parking lots named and set as area Places. Please use these guidelines when naming ER point Places.

  • Set the primary name as "ER - Hospital Name"
  • Alternate names for ER point Places should include:
  1. A name that spells out "Emergency Room" with the hospital name
    • (ex. "Baptist Hospital East - Emergency Room")
  2. A name that includes the city name if not already present in the hospital name
    • (ex. "ER - Versailles" as an alt name for Bluegrass Community Hospital)
    • Do not add an alt name with the city name if the city is listed as part of the hospital name; it is redundant for search purposes.
      • (ex. "ER - Frankfort" SHOULD NOT be added to Frankfort Regional Medical Center).