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    Create an API Key in Mapbox

Create an API Key in Mapbox

InstructorColby Fayock

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As we know, Mapbox is a suite of tools that provide a bunch of services. But those services can't be free forever or else they'ed be out of business! That's where an API Key comes in.

When using a basemap from Mapbox, an API Key is a way for Mapbox to know the request to their servers is authenticated and valid. Additionally, it gives them a way to track how much that key's being used.

Mapbox gives you a default key, which is okay to use, but we're going to create a new key that we can use specifically for our project.

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