How to set up a Google Maps API key – 2018

Links from video

Calculator
https://mapsplatformtransition.withgoogle.com/calculator

Steps from video:
STEP 1: go here and sign up
https://console.cloud.google.com/billing

STEP 2: after signup use this link
https://cloud.google.com/maps-platform/?apis=maps
– create the project, name it after the website with letters only

STEP 3: edit credentials
https://console.cloud.google.com/apis/credentials
– select the API (click on name or edit icon)
– rename to: API key – www.mywebsite.com
– add the following HTTP referrers (web sites)

Examples:
http://*.mywebsite.com/*
https://*.mywebsite.com/*
http://www.mywebsite.com
https://www.mywebsite.com
http://mywebsite.com
https://mywebsite.com

STEP 3: add a developer to your account
https://console.cloud.google.com/iam-admin/iam
– add my email as a "Project Owner" with full access

Other links
Setup
https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/get-api-key

Usage
https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/usage-and-billing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HS0j0aMvnoU

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