Google Maps installation

If you own your server (On-Site model) and choose to use Google Maps, you need to obtain a license key from Google to get correct functionality. 

You need different keys for the Map and for the Geocoding service.

You can purchase a key from directly from GpsGate.


Maps API key

Follow these steps to get a Maps API key:

1. Go to the Google Developers Console.
2. Create or select a project (in the top right hand menu).
3. Go the API Manager overview (in the left hand menu).
4. Enable the Google Maps JavaScript API.
5. Go to Credentials (left hand side), click New Credentials->API key and select a Browser key.
6. Give the key a name and optionally - but recommended! - specify allowed HTTP referrers (web sites).
7. Click Save and then Copy and Paste the generated key into the field called "Maps JavaScript API Key" in the SiteAdmin->Maps->Google interface - done!
8. (Optional) Enable billing. See Usage Limits for more information.

More information here.

9. Go to SiteAdmin > Maps > Google

10. Select the Standard Key radiobutton and paste your key in Maps JavaScript API Key.

11. Click in Save.

Geocoding API key

Follow these steps to get a Geocoding API key:
(Geocoding is used to find an address based on a location and vice versa).

1. Go to the Google Developers Console.
2. Create or select a project (in the top right hand menu).
3. Go the API Manager overview (in the left hand menu).
4. Enable the Google Maps Geocoding API.
5. Go to Credentials (left hand side), click New Credentials->API key and select a Server key.
6. Give the key a name and optionally - but recommended! - specify accepted IP addresses.
7. Click Save and then Copy and Paste the generated key into the field called "Maps Geocoding API Key" in the SiteAdmin->Maps->Google interface - done!
8. (Optional) Enable billing. See Usage Limits for more information.

Read more here.

9. Go to SiteAdmin > Maps > Google

10. Select the Standard Key radiobutton and paste your key in Maps Geocoding API Key.

11. Click in Save.