Map Image API Developer's Guide

Request Format

Each request must conform to the following format:

https://image.maps.api.here.com/mia/1.6/
{resource}
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}
&parameter=value
&...

Every request must use the HTTP method GET.

Note: The method POST is not supported except for the route resource and it is limited to payloads of 8K maximum.

The table below explains the elements that make up a request.

Table 1. Elements in a Map Image API request
Element Description
resource Name of the resource for specific functionality (see Supported Resources).
app_id A parameter whose value uniquely identifies the application submitting the request; it allows you to track usage.
app_code A parameter whose value is used in the request authentication process to identify your application.
parameter=value Any number of parameter=value pairs, separated by &, that define the details of a request.