The announcement, I’m afraid to say, is not good news. It’s already causing a few headaches. As of 11th June, Google is slashing free usage limits and significantly increasing the cost of using their Maps API. Free usage is now capped at $200 per month, and prices have been raised by around 1400%. bugherd-campaign-dan-2022 Furthermore, to continue using their API at all, you will need to have set up a billing account and have entered credit card details.
Google Maps API changes will affect anyone using Google Maps on their site – even a simple embedded map. If your company has a website, that probably Industry Email List means you. We’ve summarised some of the key points below and included links to all the relevant articles. What Is It? Google are heralding the launch of their new Google Maps Platform – “the next generation of [their] Google Maps business”.
They have condensed their 18 different APIs into three core products – Maps, Routes, and Places. These updates will not affect existing code. They also claim to have simplified their pricing structure, although it’s highly questionable as to whether they’ve achieved this. channable-in-page-campaign-social-commerce-2022 The key changes are: 1. As of 11th June, you will need to have created a Google Cloud Platform billing account, complete with credit card details, to even continue using the API2.