Pins are managed from Theme Options – Map – Pin Management.
You can choose to use your pins or price pins.
Theme default pins are offered in the theme pack in .png format.
The map with pins from theme pack will look like this:
The map will price pins will look like this:
If you decide to use pins from theme pack:
You can edit these images with programs such as Fireworks.
IMPORTANT: When you edit/add default categories and actions, you’ll need to upload new Pins even if you don’t use Google Maps as header media. For speed reason pins are mandatory.
In order for the Pins to show on the Google Map, you need to add pins for every Category, Action or category + action combination you use.
You add pins for every category or action title.
and for every category and action combined.
Also, you can replace IDX Pin and Geolocation Pin
And for retina devices you must add the _2x version of the pin in My Media – help http://helpv4.wpestatetheme.org/article/retina-pin-images/
When you create new categories, LET WORDPRESS CREATE THE SLUG (title and slugs must always match for search results to be accurate).
This applies for new CATEGORIES, ACTIONS, CITIES, AREAS and STATES.
This way search will work with pins correctly.