How to get a Google API Key for using Maps?

In this quick step by step tutorial, we’ll get to know how to get a Google API key for free by following a few steps.

Getting Google API Key

# Step 1: Go to the Google Console portal. You need to signup/ signing with your Google credentials.

# Step 2: Select the project or create a new one. You may need to fill payment details as per the new rules. But they provide free credits so you can easily choose for development purposes.

# Step 3: After creating and selecting the project, click on “Create Credentials”>”API Keys”. Then click on the “Restrict Key” button.

# Step 4: Enable  “Maps Javascript API” and “Places API”

 

Make sure you have enabled three types of API’s services on your key.

Maps JavaScript API (Show Map), Places API (Places search results) & Geocoding API (Convert Lat & Long to address)

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[…] Now, we need to include the Google Maps API library and also the API KEY to use google maps in your application. To know more about how to get your own Google API Key, please refer to the following step by step tutorial. […]

[…] Now, we need to include the Google Maps API library and also the API KEY to use google maps in your application. To know more about how to get your own Google API Key, please refer to the following step by step tutorial. […]