- Create or Login to your Google Cloud account.
- Enable Billing.
- Get your API Key.
Here are the details with screenshots.
- Create a Google Cloud account.
Go to https://cloud.google.com and click Get started for free.
(if you already have an account, click Go to console and skip to step 3 below.)
Select a Country, Agree to the Terms of Service and click Continue
Enter your contact and billing info, and click Start my free trial
- Enable APIs
Type "Maps" in the search bar and select "Google Maps Platform."
Enable the Directions API
, Geocoding API
, Maps Embed API
and Places API
. When you're done, clicking APIs on the left should show 5 enabled APIs.
- Configure and Enable Billing.
In the Google Cloud Platform, Click Menu > Billing
Click MANAGE BILLING ACCOUNTS
Click CREATE ACCOUNT
Enter an Account Name, choose your Country and click CONTINUE
Enter your Credit Card Info and click SUBMIT AND ENABLE BILLING.
- Get your API Key
Type "Credentials" in the search bar and select it.
Click CREATE CREDENTIALS and select API KEY.
Now that you have your API Key, you can paste it into CMS Cloud.
Settings > Third Party Apps > Google Maps.