Once you installed and activated the plugin you will need to generate a Google Api Key
Generate Google Maps Api Key
Go to https://console.developers.google.com/projectcreate to create a new project and follow these steps:
Once the projects it’s created you need to link a billing account if you never did it before. You won’t be charged as google gives 300USD of free credits but they require you to add a credit card for verification.
Enable API services
Go to https://console.developers.google.com/apis/dashboard and enable the following services:
- Places API : Autocomplete address functionalitty.
- Geocoding API: Convert the address into lat and lng coordinates.
Once you enable these services, copy the API key and paste it in the plugin settings.
If you haven’t created a key, go a create a new API key. It’s recommended to restrict the key to work just on your site’s url.