API Guide

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In order to use the GeoMonkey API, you will need to complete the following steps:

Register for a user account

Navigate your web browser to the MapWith.Us website and sign up for a user account. To do this, you will need to choose a unique username and password, provide a registration email address, and enter some captcha text to prove that you are human.

Create an application

Once your MapWith.Us account has been created, you will need to navigate to your user profile. Once at your profile, use the links on the right of the page to navigate to ""Settings &rarrow; Applications"". Once there, select the "new" link from the applications section on the page (see screenshot below).

API account screenshot1.png

On the following page, fill in the relevant fields for your application. Most likely, it will look something like this:

API account screenshot2.png

At this point, you can go ahead and save your application.

Now, you should see your application listed in your profile applications listing. If you see it, click on the name of your application to see your the details of your API key and secret, you will need these to access the API.

API account screenshot3.png

Copy your api key and secret