Whether you’ve built with Mapbox Studio before or you’re not sure where to start, the new Mapbox Studio Manual is your guide to creating beautiful custom map styles. From a simple walk through of the Mapbox Studio interface to detailed conceptual explanations, we documented everything.

Learn how our maps work

Throughout the manual, you’ll learn more about the concepts and vocabulary that you need to understand how to use Mapbox Studio as a suite of tools. Start with the Introduction for an overview of how Mapbox works and how styles, tilesets, and datasets relate to each other.

Mapbox Studio workflow

Dig into documentation

The manual is the comprehensive technical documentation for Mapbox Studio. If you’ve already started building with Mapbox Studio, you can use the manual to dig into the many features of Mapbox Studio that allow you to make a map style to your exact specifications. The manual is your reference for working with uploads, styles, datasets, and more.

Start building

If you’re new to Mapbox Studio, start with the Tutorials section to hit the ground running with a collection of step-by-step guides. Whether you are looking to create a map style that matches your brand or add custom data to one of our template styles, we’ve created guides to walk you through the process of creating your first map.

Mapbox Studio Manual tutorials

Take a look at the new Mapbox Studio Manual and start building today!