Built for developers

Add custom maps to your apps and sites in minutes. All you need to start is a free account and a Map ID.

// Map ID for [username].[project]
username.mapid
Use maps you create on Mapbox by referring to their unique Map IDs.

Mapbox.js

Build mobile and web applications with Mapbox.js, our open-source JavaScript library.

// Create a map in the div #map
L.mapbox.map('map', 'username.mapid');

Mapbox iOS SDK & MBXMapKit

Build native applications on iOS with the Mapbox iOS SDK or on iOS and OS X with MBXMapKit.

// Create a tile source from Mapbox
[[RMMapboxSource alloc]
    initWithMapID:@"username.mapid"];

Web services

Build applications in any language with Mapbox web services. Map tiles, geocoding, directions and more.

# Request data associated with a map ID
http://api.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid.json
{
  "attribution": "<a href='http://mapbox.com/about/maps' target='_blank'>Terms & Feedback</a>",
  "autoscale": true,
  "bounds": [
    -180,
    -85,
    180,
    85
  ],
  "center": [
    -79.37780570067602,
    43.649215343889594,
    17
  ],
  "data": [
    "http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid/markers.geojsonp"
  ],
  "geocoder": "http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid/geocode/{query}.jsonp",
  "id": "username.mapid",
  "maxzoom": 19,
  "minzoom": 0,
  "name": "Venue Directions",
  "private": true,
  "scheme": "xyz",
  "tilejson": "2.0.0",
  "tiles": [
    "http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid/{z}/{x}/{y}.png",
    "http://b.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid/{z}/{x}/{y}.png",
    "http://c.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid/{z}/{x}/{y}.png",
    "http://d.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid/{z}/{x}/{y}.png"
  ],
  "webpage": "http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/username.mapid/page.html"
}

TileMill

A design studio for creating stunning interactive maps and visualizations.

Map {
  background-color: #b8dee6;
}

#countries {
  ::outline {
    line-color: #85c5d3;
    line-width: 2;
    line-join: round;
  }
  polygon-fill: #fff;
}

Developer support

Need help with code? Try Stack Overflow. If you can't find your answer there, our support team is available through support@mapbox.com.