How to create a Google Maps API key


This document provides instructions on how to create a Google Maps API key to use it in the extension "User Location".


Google Maps JavaScript API is a part of Google Maps Platform, so you need to be registered at Google Cloud Platform. If you are a new user, click the button "Get Started" and go through the registration process.

Google Maps API key

Once you are registered you should create a project, enable APIs and get your API key.

Step 01 - Create a project.

Step 02 - Enable Google Maps APIs.

The extension User Location need to use these APIs to work correctly:

  • Maps JavaScript API
  • Places API
  • Geocoding API

Step 03 - Generate API key.

Step 04 - Restrict and get the API key.