Get Google API Keys
This section pertains to the WordPress Store Locator Plus plug-in which is the free base plugin for those WordPress administrators who are controlling the plugin and updates. If you are a subscriber to MySLP, our fully managed locator SaaS service, you can ignore this page, we’ve got that covered!
For the WPSLP plugin users these instructions are a general guideline. You will need to visit Google and read their User guide to obtain a new account or update your existing account and as of JUNE 2018 ADD A BILLING ACCOUNT!! See Pricing!! Do not want to deal with giving Google credit cards, check out MYSLP, we do it for you.
Step 1: Go To the Google Developer Site
Step 2: You will need a Google account to continue. Select “Create A Project”
Step 3: Enable check off both Maps and Places , the geocoding API is now under Places
Enter your website info/ credentials at Google.
Step 4: Copy your API Key(s) and paste in the designated field(s) under the SLP/General/Server fields.
Add The API Key(s) To Store Locator Plus
Enter the API Key under the General / APP (as of SLP v 5.5.8) tab labeled “Google Browser key”. Make sure there are no spaces before the first character. If you have obtained a separate Geocoding key to use with your restricted browser key , enter in the field labeled accordingly.