Since 2016 Google Maps has changed the Google Maps API. For this reason, you have to create an API key for your domain. You need to create a free Google account before, in case you don’t have one.

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First, create a new project:


Next step is to choose a name for your project and to add your domain. It is important that you add your domain formatted like the URL in our screenshot:


After this step, Google Maps API website will show you the API key in a popup window. You don’t need to insert this API key, it’s now valid for your URL / Domain, Google will check now if for your website exist a valid API key and deliver the map.

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