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This is a list of new or enhanced features that users of the site have requested. Our aim is to try to focus on the most voted for features when developing the site but this will also depend on feasibility and cost. Please help us prioritise development of the site by voting for enhancements you'd most like to see.

If you have an idea for an enhancement or new feature please search the list first to see if it has been raised already and if not, suggest it via the Forum.


Feature Requests: 59 Search: Incl. Requests Implemented: Sort By:
ID STATUS FEATURE FORUM DISCUSSION VOTES VOTE
82 Suggested Provide an option to display numbered symbols on the map to correspond to directions Start Discussion 0 Sign In
81 Suggested Provide an option to move directions a given distance before turns when downloading to GPS file Start Discussion 1 Sign In
79 Suggested Create a widget that displays a list of my routes on another website Start Discussion 0 Sign In
78 Suggested Add a 'Lock' feature to the route planner, to prevent accidentally plotting points while editing symbols and labels View Comments (3) 2 Sign In
76 Suggested Provide more options when sharing or embedding a route map (e.g, show/hide map features) View Comments (2) 0 Sign In
75 Suggested Provide a way of exporting routes in bulk (e.g. to back them up) Start Discussion 0 Sign In
74 Suggested Add ability to download routes to Wahoo devices View Comments (11) 6 Sign In
73 Suggested Proved option to add timer breaks when using the route timer View Comments (3) 15 Sign In
72 Suggested Provide an option to show a compass in the corner of the map when viewing a route on a mobile device View Comments (2) 0 Sign In
70 Suggested Provide option to show symbols on printed route maps that cross-reference to the list of directions View Comments (2) 1 Sign In
69 Suggested Allow more text to be entered in the creator's notes when saving a route (and support formatted text) View Comments (1) 1 Sign In
68 Suggested Option to bulk download routes in a selected format (e.g. for backup) View Comments (2) 0 Sign In
67 Suggested Add option to save routes as Unlisted as well as Public and Private (public but not included in search results) View Comments (2) 1 Sign In
66 Suggested Club/Group Page features - sharing routes and events with group members View Comments (3) 3 Sign In
65 Suggested Ability to add custom markers or images to a route map View Comments (4) 2 Sign In
64 Suggested Provide a way of accessing my routes from within the Google Earth software View Comments (2) 2 Sign In
62 Suggested Provide option to show mountain bike rating of tracks and paths as a map overlay in the route planner View Comments (2) 1 Sign In
60 Suggested New setting to allow user to choose preferred level of detail for directions (i.e. abbreviated or not) View Comments (9) 4 Sign In
61 Suggested Make directions editable in-situ in the directions panel of the route planner rather than via an edit form View Comments (9) 4 Sign In
58 Suggested Provide an auto-plot option to follow waterways View Comments (7) 5 Sign In
57 Suggested Provide a way of blocking selected users from following me View Comments (5) 1 Sign In
56 Suggested Provide options to customise the way the maps look e.g. to highlight certain features Start Discussion 0 Sign In
54 Suggested Make it easier to access and view route directions on a mobile device, with full-screen option Start Discussion 2 Sign In
53 Suggested Add a facility to the Route Timer to be able to specify stops View Comments (4) 5 Sign In
51 Suggested Add more options to change default settings for embedded maps (e.g. playback speed and timer settings) View Comments (23) 4 Sign In
48 Suggested Add option to enter a short comment when checking in on a challenge View Comments (14) 1 Sign In
47 Suggested Enhance Route Timer feature to estimate times for motor vehicles View Comments (3) 5 Sign In
46 Suggested Option to customise link to route planner to override default map, units and auto-plot settings View Comments (8) 3 Sign In
45 Suggested Add an option to the Route Timer to progressively reduce the average speed by a factor over the course of the route View Comments (4) 10 Sign In
43 Suggested Make footpaths more obvious on the default Google Street Map View Comments (2) 2 Sign In
42 Suggested Provide a way of overriding the interval between mile/km markers (currently this is automatic based on the route length) Start Discussion 7 Sign In
41 Suggested Make the colour of the route line on a downloaded image file the same as the colour chosen for the route planner Start Discussion 0 Sign In
40 Suggested Provide a way of exporting a route or collection of waypoints to Google Maps so it can be used for navigation View Comments (4) 16 Sign In
27 Suggested Add option to fill gaps between points with extra points to help with Garmin 'off-course' bug View Comments (8) 5 Sign In
4 Suggested Option to show/hide bike paths on printed maps Start Discussion 0 Sign In
14 Suggested Provide a quicker way of changing a route's Public/Private status View Comments (6) 1 Sign In
15 Suggested Provide way of automatically generating directions for routes with no directions (e.g. routes uploaded from GPX files) Start Discussion 46 Sign In
29 Suggested Provide a way of sending private messasges to other users of plotaroute.com Start Discussion 0 Sign In
16 Suggested Add a calorie calculator to estimate calories that would be burned on a route Start Discussion 12 Sign In
31 Suggested Add option to specify colour of route line when sharing a map Start Discussion 4 Sign In
30 Suggested Provide a facility to import and display KML overlays on maps Start Discussion 2 Sign In
22 Suggested Add Ordnance Survey maps in the UK View Comments (5) 23 Sign In
1 Suggested Option to specify min and max ascent on route finder View Comments (6) 6 Sign In
32 Suggested Provide option to print route directions in a side bar on the same page of the map instead of a separate page Start Discussion 2 Sign In
20 Suggested Option of only downloading directions with symbols when downloading a route View Comments (5) 1 Sign In
18 Suggested Add option to Route Profile Tool to automatically identify Categorised Climbs on a route View Comments (4) 4 Sign In
24 Suggested Develop a mobile app with the same functionality as the mobile version of the site View Comments (17) 74 Sign In
25 Suggested Develop a mobile app for route tracking (recording a route using GPS enabled mobile devices) Start Discussion 24 Sign In
26 Suggested Develop a mobile app for route navigation (following a route using GPS enabled mobile devices) Start Discussion 5 Sign In
19 Suggested Optional overlay on maps showing location of car parks View Comments (3) 1 Sign In
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