Secure Your API Key to Store Locator

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API keys are unique identifiers that allow you to connect to a specific service that an application program provides. Because these keys are unique to a specific user, it's important to always keep your API key safe and secured.

To secure your Google API key to Store Locator, please follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Google Maps Platform Console.
  2. Select Console.

    Select Console

  3. Select Secure Credentials.

    Select Secure Credentials

  4. Enter a name for your API key.

    Note: This will help you to better determine which API key you're using for what service.

    Enter API Key Name

  5. Under "Application restrictions", select HTTP referrers.

    Select HTTP Referrers

  6. Enter your store URL in the following format:

    Note: The asterisks allow you to reference any page on your site as a secured address for your API key.

    https://*.yourstoreurl.com/*

    Enter URL

  7. Select Save.

    Note: These changes can take up to five minutes to take effect.

    Select Save

That's it!

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