CM Maps Route Manager (CMMRM) - Settings - Setup
Settings - Setup
Navigate to the Admin Dashboard → CM Maps Route Manager → Settings. Then click on the Setup tab.
It is necessary to obtain a Google Maps App Key for the Route Manager Plugin to function properly. Scroll down in Setup to the "API Keys" section.
Google Maps App Key
Enter the Google Maps Server App Key. Get the API key from here. (the link is also available on the right of the API Keys section of the page in the Admin Panel on WordPress as seen above. To check that the key is ok click the "Test Configuration" button.
Make sure that this is the Server Key (not browser key) and you've activated the following APIs for the Google app:
- Directions API
- Elevation API
- Geocoding API
- Static Maps API
- Places API
With the free Google Maps API you get
- 2,500 free directions requests per day
- Up to 23 waypoints allowed in each request containing an API key, or up to 8 waypoints when no API key is supplied
Waypoints are not available for transit directions
- 50 requests per second
To provide your users with better experience and also be able to create routes with many points in a route, you will need to enable billing or sign up for Google Maps API for Work.
OnenWeatherMap.org API Key
To add weather details to maps, Obtain an OpenWeatherMap.org API Key the same way you did the Google Maps one. To obtain the API key create account and login to http://home.openweathermap.org/.
Enter the OpenWeatherMap.org API key. Get the API key from here.
Enter the prefix of the index and routes permalinks, eg. maps-routes will give permalinks such as: /maps-routes/paris-trip.