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Why is my google map not showing on this site?

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http://www.bizgro.jobs/contact/
The map shows briefly but then disappears
Is there any reason for this at all that someone can help me with?
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If you look in the console (in developer tools in your browser), there's an error:
js?sensor=false&ver=4.6.1:34 Google Maps API error: MissingKeyMapError https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/error-messages#missing-key-map-error_.kb @ js?sensor=false&ver=4.6.1:34
2016-09-26 14:54:23.531 js?sensor=false&ver=4.6.1:126 Google Maps API warning: NoApiKeys https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/error-messages#no-api-keys
2016-09-26 14:54:23.531 js?sensor=false&ver=4.6.1:126 Google Maps API warning: SensorNotRequired https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/error-messages#sensor-not-required
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by:Amanda Watson
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Yes I know I need one, but I have no idea where to add this in wordpress ??
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It's only a recent requirement from Google, so only some plugins and themes have incorporated the need for an API key into their settings. With any luck, you find a field for the API key in the settings for whatever plugin/theme is generating the map.

If there's no setting for it, you may need to use a different plugin, or edit the javascript code used by the plugin for connecting to google. Editing plugins requires technical knowledge, and if the plugin gets updated (automatically or manually) then your changes are lost, so editing code isn't a great option unless you really know what you're doing.
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by:Amanda Watson
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how could I edit the javascript code connecting to google.  I have found some js in the template files but not entirely sure what to do with them?
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Can you post the code?
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by:Amanda Watson
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Thanks all but I ended up just using a plugin to allow me to enter in the new API
https://wordpress.org/plugins/api-key-for-google-maps/
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