OpenWeatherMap API Key

In order to start using Gridbox Plugin Weather, you will need to create OpenWeatherMap API Key. In this tutorial, you'll find step by step guide how to generate OpenWeatherMap API Key.

How To Generate OpenWeatherMap API Key?

1. Sign up on OpenWeatherMap.

2. After login visit "API keys" tab and copy the API key.

Copy OpenWeatherMap API Key

3. Paste copied API key to the relevant field, in the plugin settings.

Enter OpenWeatherMap API Key

Set Your Location

Enter your location to display the weather. You can specify the location in three different ways:

  • Enter the location name (New York, US);
  • Specify geolocation coordinates (40.71, -74.01);
  • Enter the city ID (5128581).

Geo coords and city ID you will find on the OpenWeatherMap website. Geo coords are listed under the city name.

To get the city ID, click on the city name. Then copy 7 latest figures from the address bar, and paste in the "Enter Your Location" field. This will be the city ID.