Fast and lightweight.
Create your map based on URL parameters sent through a standard HTTPS request. Display the map as an image.
Integrate base maps, styled maps or satellite imagery.
Use addresses or coordinates to specify locations.
Add custom markers, shapes and polylines.
Demos and sample code
You're all set!
To start developing, please head over to our developer documentation.
Activate the Google Static Maps API
To get you started we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to do a few things first:
- Create or choose a project
- Activate the Google Static Maps API
- Create appropriate keys
Use the Static Maps API along with other APIs to build location-relevant apps and sites.