You may be browsing a website – your own or somebody else’s – and see this error:
“This page can’t load Google Maps correctly. Do you own this website?”
It also has “For development purposes only” as a watermark repeating over the whole map.
This error has become pretty common in the past few years. It comes out of a change in Google policies. Previously, you could use the Google Maps API to put a map on your website with no extra charge. You did not need to have a credit card on the Google account. That has changed. There’s no notification, so you won’t notice this unless you happen to visit the map on your website again, which most people rarely do after it’s been designed.Continue Reading “This Page Can’t Load Google Maps Correctly”