Map Image API Developer's Guide

Request Format

Each request must conform to the following format:
Note: This example uses a HERE API Key to authenticate your request. For information on other possible options, see the HERE Authentication instructions. For examples of how to use the other authentication options with the Map Image API, see Authentication Examples.

Every request must use the HTTP method GET.

Note: The method POST is not supported except for the route resource and it is limited to payloads of 8K maximum.

The table below explains the elements that make up a request.

Table 1. Elements in a Map Image API request
Element Description
resource Name of the resource for specific functionality (see Supported Resources).
apiKey A parameter whose value uniquely identifies the application submitting the request; it allows you to track usage.
parameter=value Any number of parameter=value pairs, separated by &, that define the details of a request.