Geocode with Google processor

Important

This processor is not available by default. Please contact Opendatasoft support team if you want this processor to be activated in your domain.

This processor allows you to geocode full text addresses by using the Google geocoding API.

This processor requires a Google API key.

Setting the API key

To setup a Google API key in order to use this processor:

  1. Leave the Catalog tab and click on the Configuration tab in the backoffice menu.
  2. Click on the Data processing tab of the Configuration menu.
  3. In the Google geocoding API section, fill in the following parameters: API key, Business Client ID and Private key.
  4. Click on the Save button at the top of the page.

Setting the processor

After setting the Google API key in the platform, the Geocode with Google processor is ready to be used.

To set the parameters of the Geocode with Google processor, follow the indications from the table below.

Label Description Mandatory
Address Field containing the address to geocode yes
Postal code Field containing the postal code no
City Field containing the city no
State Field containing the state no
Country Field containing the country no
Output field Field that will contain the produced WSG84 coordinates. It can be an existing field chosen from the list, or a new field created for that purpose (in that case, choose Input text from the list and write the name of the new field in the text area below). yes