Let's take a look at the IDX map. Below, you see a mix of prices and dots.
The listings displaying with the price markers represent the listings on the first page of results.
The dots represent the listings on the following pages.
When you hover over a map marker, you'll see a sneak preview of the listing with vital information!
You'll notice on your website's main search page, under the map is a pagination function, displaying the number of listings being viewed on that first page. By default, we display 1-100 on each page. (If you'd like to change the number of results per page, head to Settings > Display in your admin). If you go to your main search page and click the > to see the next set of results, you'll notice that the map markers change with it. Neat, huh?
So, why do we display two kinds of markers on the map? It's as simple as limiting the load on your website. Price markers take more time and effort to load than a simple dot does.
We also don't show all 124,230 listings, as illustrated above, on the map in one go. Could you imagine how slow your page would be if we attempted to load ALL of the listings at one time?
It is comforting to know that your IDX provider has your website performance in mind when making product choices like these.