How to create a Google Maps API key?

Google Maps API requires a key in order to have access to its service. There are different places where this key is needed and the most important part is to generate it the right way. There’s a simple way to do that. 

In order to get generate a Google Maps API Key correctly, please follow the steps below:

1. Access the Google Maps Console and log in to your Google Account. Select your country and check the terms and conditions. Click Agree and continue.


2. Click on Create a project.

3. On the new screen, name your project (add any name) and click Create.

4. Next, you need to confirm the project and enable the Maps Javascript API.

To learn more about this feature, read the documentation provided by Google.

Updated on May 6, 2022

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