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How to use google api key in visualforce

How to use google api key in visualforce

This blog describes about, how to use google api key in visualforce in salesforce. API key act as both a unique identifier and a secret token for authentication.


Creating the API key

1) Go to the given link https://console.developers.google.com
2) Click Credentials
3) Click Create credentials

how to use google api key in visualforce

how to use google api key in visualforce

Using API key in visualforce

You can refer to the following code for understanding how to use google api in visualforce:

<apex:page applyHtmlTag="false" applyBodyTag="false" docType="html-5.0" showHeader="false" standardStylesheets="false">

   * Webkul Software.
   * @category  Webkul
   * @author    Webkul
   * @copyright Copyright (c) 2010-2016 Webkul Software Private Limited (https://webkul.com)
   * @license   https://store.webkul.com/license.html

  <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" lang="en">
    <title>Simple Map</title>
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
      html, body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      #delhi {
        height: 100%;
      <div id="delhi"></div>
        var delhi;
        function initMap() {
          delhi = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('delhi'), {
            center: {lat: 28.6139, lng: 77.2090},
            zoom: 8
      <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=Your_API_Key&callback=initMap" async="true" defer="true"></script>



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