Native Map

Native Map is an in-house map service based on OSM data. This means it supports the whole planet. Using OSM data gives a lot of advantages. For instance, giving the possibility to everyone to contribute and update map data. You can create an account in OSM website and contribute your neighborhood map. All updates are pulled from OSM servers on a daily basis.

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Native Map setup

1. Navigate to your application properties.

2. Under Privileges and Features enable Maps _UseMapPlugin > Native map

3. Click on Save at the bottom of the page, to save your application configuration.

Optional - activate GpsGate as a geocoder

You can also use GpsGate geocoding services instead of eg. Google.

Read more of available geocoding services here.

To select GpsGate as a geocoder, follow these steps:

1. Navigate to your application properties.

2. Under Geocoding enable Geocoder GpsGate

3. Click on Save at the bottom of the page, to save your application configuration.

If you use legacy licenses

If you use legacy licenses, you'll additionally need to enter the Service Account key (having a key is not necessary if you use the pay-as-you-go model).

To do so, follow these steps:

1. Obtain a GpsGate Map client API key by emailing support@gpsgate.com. Please supply the hostname or IP address of the server(s) that will use the API key.

2. In Site Admin, navigate to Settings and click on Service Account

3. Enter the API key provided by GpsGate Support

4. Click on Save

 

Selecting Native Map

To select Native Map as your default map for your application:

1. Select Map > Native Map

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About OSM (OpenStreetMap)

OpenStreetMap is an open-source map data service created by users all around the world.

“OpenStreetMap powers map data on thousands of websites, mobile apps, and hardware devices. OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.”

As a “mapper” you can improve the speed data for your area, read more at https://www.openstreetmap.org/about