Getting started with wrld.js
1. Sign up and get an API Key
If you don’t have an account yet, you will need to sign up and confirm your email address
Take note of the created key, you will need it soon
2. Get wrld.js
Install using a package manager…
… or reference from a CDN
Add the following lines to the
<head> section of your HTML file:
3. Add the map to your page
The last step is to insert your API key and you’re good to go!
You can do this whenever you create a new map:
Here is a complete live example (drag the map!):
4. Add some features
Now that you have your first map, let’s add some features to it!
Take a look at some of our examples to get up and running:
Got a question?
Feel free to email us at
email@example.com or use our Messenger to chat to us directly!
Got a feature request, or found a bug?
Feel free to submit to the wrld.js issue tracker on GitHub.
If you see Cross-Origin Request Blocked (or anything to do with CORS) while doing local development:
- Save your page as index.html
- Open a command prompt in this directory
- Run the command:
python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000
- Browse to http://localhost:8000/
For more information, there’s a github issue with more details & solutions.