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How to Get a Google Maps API Key?

Google Maps it’s a necessary tool for your business on the web. Using Google Maps you can show your visitors where located your restaurant, hotel or office. In other words, Google Maps that's a "Must-Have" tool for every website.

Joomla Website builder Gridbox comes with a Google Maps Plugin which allows adding Google Maps with a custom color schemes and marker to your pages.

The functionality of the map is provided by a JavaScript library located at Google. To start using Google Maps on your Joomla site you’ll need to Get a Google Maps API Key.

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to get a Google Maps API key in five simple and easy-to-follow steps.

Note: To generate a Google Maps API Key you must be signed into a Google account.

How to get a Google Maps API Key?

1. Go to the Google Maps APIs.

2. Click "Get A Key" button in the right top corner.
- If you want to use an existing project, select it from the list.
- Or else, select "Create a New Project" and enter a project name.

Get a Key - How to Get a Google Maps API Key


3. Click on the "Next" button.

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4. Copy the generated your API Key from the popup.

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5. Paste your Google Maps JavaScript API to the relevant field of the Gridbox plugin Google Maps.

Google Maps Plugin - How to Get a Google Maps API Key