Google Browser API Key

To use this plugin you must follow the guidelines set forth by Google. Google owns YouTube® and hosts YouTube®’s API. To do this you must have a Google account.

If you have already created a project and followed the steps to create a server key, then skip to step 5.

To get your API Key follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Google.
  2. Go to the APIs console here:
  3. Click the “Create a project” link. Or use a project you’ve already created.
  4. Fill out the “Project Name” field and click the “Create” button.
    It may take Google a minute to create your project.
  5. Once your project has been created, click on the “Library” tab on the left-hand side.
  6. Type “maps javascript” into the search box.
  7. Find the “Maps JavaScript API” and click it:
  8. Click to enable the API.
  9. Navigate to the “Credentials” tab.
  10. Click the “New Credentials” button and select API Key.
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  11. Click the “Restrict Key” button.
  12. Select “HTTP referrers” and fill in your domain name.

    Please note: Use wildcards to ensure the key can be used on all subdomains and directories.
  13. Copy and paste this key into the plugin’s settings. Make sure to save!


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