Secure Your API Key to Store Locator

Created by Brett Mikulik, Modified on Mon, 07 Nov 2022 at 03:16 PM by Brett Mikulik


This article outlines how to generate an API key for you to use with Store Locator.

API keys are unique identifiers that allow you to connect to a specific service that an application program provides. Because these keys are unique to a specific user, it's important to always keep your API key safe and secured.

To secure your Google API key to Store Locator, please follow the steps below.


  1. Log in to the Google Maps Platform Console.
  2. Select Console.
  3. Select APIs & Services, then select Credentials.


  4. Under Application restrictions, select HTTP referrers (web sites).

    Select HTTP Referrers

  5. Enter your store URL in the following formats:

    Note: If you modified the app proxy URL in Shopify, please make sure it matches. For more information, please visit our article that explains Changing the store URL for Store Locator.

  6. Select Save.

    Note: These changes can take up to five minutes to take effect.

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