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Friday, January 6, 2017

Error while loading google maps - Trying to use the a3 "Contact Us Page" plugin for WP

Summary:

I ran into this error while testing the google maps for a3rev "Contact Us Page" plugin.




Oops! Something went wrong.
This page didn't load Google Maps correctly. See the JavaScript console for technical details.

Problem or Goal:

Trying to use the google maps feature on the contact us page

Cause:


when you inspect the page element using your browser's debugger, you will see it all points to an issue with Google Map API key.


Solution:

1. Got to the a3rev "Contact Us" plugin



2. Click settings

3. Select Plugin Framework Global Settings



4. Filling the google map API if you already have one and are familiar with google API console. and if you don't follow this link to get started and create one.

GET GOOGLE MAP API KEY

5. Remember to restrict your API key to only your websites.

6. Go back to your plugin setting and filling the API you generated and click "save changes"

Problem Solved?


Yes



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