Geocoding services

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Maps has support for several geocoding services. Some of them have restricted licences, others are completely open source. You can take out geocoding services you don't need by removing them from the $egMapsAvailableGeoServices setting.

Supported services

The 'Geoservice param value' is the value you need to pass along with any geoservice parameter.

Geocoding service Geoservice param value Description Licence Max requests Last change in version
GeoNames geonames Free geocoding service with over 8 million objects Creative Commons attribution unknown 0.3
Google (geocoding) google Geocoding service provided by Google that can only be used for displaying Google Maps maps A Google licence 50,000 per day 0.1
Yahoo! (geocoding) yahoo Geocoding service provided by Yahoo! A Yahoo! licence 50,000 per day 0.1

See also