How to register a TomTom API key

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User guides

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Layers

TomTom is a leading independent location technology specialist, shaping mobility with highly accurate maps, navigation software, real-time traffic information and services. Their maps can also be used within Maps Marker Pro since v4.6 after signing up for an API key.

Terms of services

TomTom can be used after registering a mandatory API key. The related terms of services can be found at https://developer.tomtom.com/terms-and-conditions

Usage limits

With their free plan, TomTom allows up to 2.500 requests/day for all of their APIs. The limit is set to 5 calls per second for non-tile based APIs and 1,000 for tile based APIs. If you’re using the TomTom Maps APIs for free and you exceed the daily free credit limit of 2.500 API transactions, you will receive an “HTTP 403 – Over the limit” error.

Larger plans are are available for higher usage limits.

Tutorial: How to register an API key

  1. Register an account at https://developer.tomtom.com/user/register
  2. Login with your account at https://developer.tomtom.com/user/login
  3. Select “Keys” from the menu on the left and click on the button “Add new key”:
  4. Enter a name for the key and tick the checkbox for “Map Display API”:
  5. Enable “Domain whitelist” and enter your website’s domain (optional, but recommended), then finish by clicking “CREATE A KEY”:
  6. Copy the created key to your clipboard:
  7. Login to your WordPress site, head to Maps Marker Pro / Settings / Layers / TomTom and paste the key there:
  8. Save Settings.

Updated on 06 October 2022