Generate Google Map Api Key V3

In order for Google Maps Widget to work properly, Google requires everyone to have a valid API key. The key can be quickly and easily created from the Google’s API Console. Open Google Developers Console from this link; From the dropdown list, choose “Create a Project“ Click the “Continue” button and wait for a few seconds.

This document describes API Keys, when to use them, how to acquire them, and how to use them with the Google API Client Library for .NET.

Introduction

When calling an API that does not access private user data, you can use a simple API key. This key is used to authenticate your application for accounting purposes. You can read more on API keys in the Console documentation.

Note: If you do need to access private user data, you must use OAuth 2.0.

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Acquiring API keys

  1. Open the Credentials page in the API Console.
  2. Click Create credentials > API key and select the appropriate key type.

To keep your API keys secure, follow the best practices for securely using API keys.

Using API keys

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To use an API key, pass it to the BaseClientService.Initializer APIKey property. The Simple API Example on the Get Started page provides a complete example that uses API keys.

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By setting the APIKey property, you ensure that every call you make to the service will include the API key.