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Map providers

Custom map providers are supported. You can add your own map provider to use in map charts. 

  1. In the Map charts geodata screen click on the Map providers
  2. Click on New map provider. In the popup window name your map provider and paste its URL
  3. Open your report and select your map provider.



Follow the valid URL format example using the OSM standard. You can refer to OpenStreetMap wiki for more information (section "Tile servers"). In case you are using only one server, parameter {s} is not used.

Using Mapbox as tile server

Mapbox is a mapping platform which can also be used as a map tile server in BellaDati.

  1. Create new account here.
  2. Generate public access token - access token that can be found on Mapbox Account page. You need to create a public token with all three public scopes enabled.
  3. Open Mapbox studio -
  4. In left menu click on Styles.
  5. Click on New Style.
  6. Select desired style and click on Create.
  7. Optionally edit your style.
  8. Click on View Style Details in top left corner.
  9. Then click on Share, develop & use.
  10. In Section Develop with this style select Leaflet and copy the URL:
  11. In BellaDati click on New map provider and paste the URL.

Using Thunderforest as tile server

  1. Register your account at
  2. Open the Dashboard and copy the selected Tile server URL


Creating own map tile server

Own map tile server is very resource-demanding and requires powerful server with big storage. In most cases it is better to use default map provider.

We suggest using this tutorial for installing and configuring your map tile server. It is compatible with Ubuntu (tested on version 14.04). More info can be found here:

Maps can be downloaded from these links:

After successful start of server, copy the URL (or IP adress) and paste it in BellaDati in correct format (see Map Providers above)

Next Steps

Creating Geo Maps

Develop with this style

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