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9.1 Get Google Maps API key

This theme – “BFR Hotel” used “Google Maps JavaScript API” and “Google Maps Geocoding API” for showing google map on front page. To use the Google Maps Geocoding API, you must register your project on the Google API Console and get a Google API key which you can add to your website.

Add your own Google API key

If you installed demo data – you already have a Google API key but it can only be used to test your map and will be disabled in due course. Please, when you start your site get your own Google API key. You must plase your Google API key in section “Abou us” in customizer. Open the customizer and enter your own Google API key:

Read more about Google maps

You can find out more about Google maps and the free plan here (see:” Google Maps JavaScript API” and “Google Maps Geocoding API”):

Get your own Google API key

Press this link to get an API Key from the Google API Console. And press button “GET A KEY”:

You must add any name of your project;

Press “NEXT” and you can get your Google API key:

Now you already have a Google API key, but you must activate Google Maps JavaScript API too.

You can come to developers console: console.developers.google.com . Here you can find your project and api key for your project:You can go to dashboard and see that now activated only “Google Maps Geocoding API”.You must press “ANABLE APIS AND SERVICES” and choose “Google Maps JavaScript API”:Now you see that  “Google Maps JavaScript API” and “Google Maps Geocoding API”  is activated and you can go to customizer and add you Google API key in your site in section “Abou us”.

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