Google Maps MissingKeyMapError troubleshooting a missing key error

If you see the error message “MissingKeyMapError” in your browser console when using Google Maps this is due to  recent change in the Google Maps terms of service requiring that you create an API key and include it on pages on your site that use Google Maps. You can find a quick guide to generating an API […]

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Your store locator and Google Maps license explained

Storemapper works with Google Maps on your site to generate your store locator app. A question we get often is “does Google Maps officially approve of this?” The short answer is Yes, but it’s worth explaining in some detail how Storemapper, your store locator, the website where you install your store locator interact with the Google Maps license. […]

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How to add a Google Maps API key to your store locator

As of June 22, 2016 Google Maps announced it will start requiring an API key for all websites using their Google Maps API. Storemapper works with the Google Maps API to ensure your customers get the best possible map experience so you may need to get an API key. The good news is that is free, […]

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Hiding/Showing map pins on load

You would be surprised at the diversity of opinions among our customers on whether or not a store locator map should start with all the pins loaded on the map, or start with a blank map, and then show map markers after a search is completed. Some of our customers prefer to load all the pins […]

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Adding custom map markers or map pins

Storemapper supports custom map markers. First you’ll need to host the image somewhere on your own site, you can’t upload the file to Storemapper. Grab the URL for the image. Then you have two options: 1. Set all your map markers to this image. For that head to https://www.storemapper.co/advanced and paste the URL into the field […]

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