With the release of new version of QGIS, many new features are implemented like new zipped project files, geometry and advanced map tool. So today we learn how to add/export basemaps from google or bing – QGIS 3.2.1 .

You can also create basic map  in QGIS 3.2.1

Adding Basemaps from Google or Bing

Add Google Map layer and print them in QGIS 3.2.1 by following steps:

add/export basemaps from google or bing - QGIS 3.2.1

  • Right Click on XYZ tiles, Choose New connection. XYZ tile server provider has a UX enhancements for tiled services.

add/export basemaps from google or bing - QGIS 3.2.1

Enter the name for example: Google Map then copy and paste the URL given below. And tap on OK. Enter the URL of the service which you would like to use, replacing x, y and z parts with curly brackets substitution

URL for adding basemaps from different sources:

For Google  Map: https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=r&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}

Google Satellite: https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=s&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}

For Bing aerial: http://ecn.t3.tiles.virtualearth.net/tiles/a{q}.jpeg?g=1

Google Roads: https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=m&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}

In the same way you can add from bing map by putting above URL. Hope this may help you. If you like the post please comment and share. All suggestions are welcome.

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