Knowledge Base: Hosting

  • Serve Raster and Vector Tiles with Tileserver GL

    Once you have generated your own vector tiles from MapTiler Desktop or downloaded from the downloads section, you need a tile server to serve the vector tiles via HTTP to your map clients or fall back to rendering raster tiles for users with legacy browsers. TileServer GL supports both serving vector as well as raster tiles (through Mapbox GL Native). It is also providing a WMTS endpoint. For more information, dive into the main documentation for TileServer GL. This tutorial shows how to serve the vector tiles downloaded from OpenMapTiles. Installation We recommend to install TileServer GL using Docker: Now download the vector

  • Map hosting on own infrastructure or on standard web hosting

    On a standard hosting (such as an ordinary company web server or any web hosting) you can very simply host your maps. Just upload your map in the Folder format (created by MapTiler Desktop) to your web hosting and the map is automatically available on the folder address. Once uploaded, the produced maps can be opened in any browser, JavaScript library or desktop GIS viewer supporting OGC WMTS standard. For hosting of MBTiles, you can use an open-source TileServer, that can be used with any standard hosting that supports PHP. Upload the created maps and get dozens of popular web viewers with interactivity,

  • Map hosting on Microsoft Azure

    Map hosting on Microsoft Azure is available starting MapTiler Desktop 10.0. Hosting your own map on Microsoft Azure is extremely easy with MapTiler Desktop. In the step when you are selecting the output format, you have an option to send your map directly to Cloud hosting. Upload your map to Microsoft Azure Blob Storage After you select Cloud hosting and click on Render, you will be first asked to select a folder for saving MBTiles file on your local computer. After you select the folder and the rendering is finished, you will be asked to enter your credentials for either Amazon S3, Google Cloud

  • Host a map on any PHP hosting

    Publishing own map on any PHP hosting is very easy. All you have to do is to copy one file to your web and add the map in MBTiles or Folder structure, there is no need for a geoserver, map server or ArcGIS Server that are hard to install and maintain. TileServer PHP is an open-source alternative which is implementing the OGC WMTS standard for pre-rendered raster tiles but it is fully prepared for a fast serving of vector tiles. TileServer PHP is only one PHP file which you need to copy together with the MBTiles file. More information on the GitHub page of the

  • Map hosting on MapTiler Cloud

    Hosting own map created by MapTiler Desktop on MapTiler Cloud is very easy. Create a map with MapTiler Desktop When creating a map with MapTiler Desktop (or Engine or Cluster), in the step where you are selecting output format, choose MBTiles as an output. This creates a single file, which can be later hosted in MapTiler Cloud. Upload your map to MapTiler Cloud and use it When you have your MBTiles file ready, you can upload it to MapTiler Cloud and use with JavaScript or as part of another map.

  • Map hosting on Amazon S3

    A tutorial on how to create, upload and publish map tiles or MBTiles on Amazon S3 using MapTiler software. Before rendering, the MBTiles option has to be chosen. When your map is finished, you can easily upload it to Amazon S3. Just click on the “Cloud” icon. You need to paste your Amazon Security Credentials, type a name of your bucket, which has to be always unique and click on the “Start Upload” button. When your maps is loaded, you can proceed to your hosted map by clicking on the link. After that, you will see your map as an

  • Map hosting on Google Cloud Platform

    Hosting your own map is extremely easy with MapTiler Desktop. After you set the coordinate system and georeference your image, you have to select an output format. In this step, you have an option to send your map directly to cloud hosting. Upload your map to Google Cloud Platform After you select Cloud hosting and click on Render, you will be first asked to select a folder for saving MBTiles file on your local computer. After you select the folder and rendering is finished, you will be asked to enter your credentials for either Amazon S3 or Google Cloud Platform. Enter your Access key, Secret key and Bucket name and click on Start upload to