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Add Google Maps API to Store Locator

Store Locator 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 Store Locator, follow these steps:

  1. Log into Google Developer Console.
  2. Select CREATE PROJECT.

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  3. Enter a Project name.

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  4. Select Yes or No to opt in to receive email updates.

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  5. Under the "Terms of Service" statement, select Yes.

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  6. Select Create.

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  7. Select Google APIs.

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  8. Under "Google Maps APIs", select More.

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  9. Enable 6 Google Maps APIs:
    1. Select Google Maps Javascript API - > Enable - > Back.
    2. Select Google Maps Roads API - > Enable - > Back.
    3. Select Google Maps Embed API - > Enable - > Back.
    4. Select Google Maps Geocoding API - > Enable - > Back.
    5. Select Google Maps Directions API - > Enable - > Back.
    6. Select Google Maps Geolocation API - > Enable - > Back.
  10. Select Credentials.

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  11. Select Create Credentials.

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  12. Select API key.

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  13. Select the Copy button next to the API key.

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  14. From "Shopify Admin", select Apps.

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  15. Select Store Locator.

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  16. Select Need Help?

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  17. Select Google Map API Key.

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

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  19. Select Save.

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That's it!

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