Add Google Maps API to Mapply

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Mapply requires a Google Maps API key to function, they are free and only take a few minutes to set up. The API key is how your store makes requests to Google for things like address lookups.

To create the API key, you will need a Google account:

  • If you have a Gmail email address, you have a Google account.
  • If you need a Google account, visit Google Account Signup.

To create an API key and add it to Mapply, follow these steps:

  1. Log into the Google Developer Console.
  2. Select Create Project.

    Select Create Project

  3. Enter a Project name.

    Enter Project Name

  4. Select Browse.

    Select Location

  5. Select a location, then choose Select.

    Choose Location/Select Select

  6. Select Create.

    Select Create

  7. Wait for the creation process to complete.

    Wait for Completion

  8. Select Enable APIs and Services.

    Select Enable APIs and Services

  9. Search Maps Javascript API.

    Search Maps Javascript API

  10. Select Maps Javascript API.

    Select Maps Javascript API

  11. Select Enable.

    Select Enable

  12. Select Credentials.

    Select Credentials

  13. Select Create Credentials.

    Select Create Credentials

  14. Select API Key.

    Select API Key

  15. Select Close.

    Select Close

  16. Select APIs.

    Select APIs

  17. Repeat steps 9 - 16 for the five remaining Google Maps APIs:
    1. Select Roads API - > Enable - > Back.
    2. Select Embed API - > Enable - > Back.
    3. Select Geocoding API - > Enable - > Back.
    4. Select Directions API - > Enable - > Back.
    5. Select Geolocation API - > Enable - > Back

    Select APIs

  18. Select APIs.

    Select APIs

  19. Select Maps Javascript API.

    Select Maps Javascript API

  20. Select Credentials.Select Credentials
  21. Copy your API key.

    Copy API Key

  22. Visit Mapply Account Page, log in if necessary.

    log in

  23. Select Help.

    select help

  24. Select Map API Key.

    select map api key

  25. Paste the Google API Key you copied in step 13.

    paste the api key

  26. Select Save

    select save

That's it!

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