Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to register at GetMyPosition?

1 minute! You just have to fill-out the registration form and within seconds you will receive an email with all the necessary registration details and technical instructions.

How long does it take add get GetMyPosition to my web site?

It usually takes less than 30 minutes for a skilled web designer. Additional time may be required to add positioning features to your database and business processes, depending what you intend to do with the positioning results.

What do I need to include GetMyPosition on my web site?

If you are running a database on it, you are most likely ready for GetMyPosition. Whatever scripting language you use to administer that should also suffice for the positioning service. Please refer to the section How it works or contact us if you have specific questions.

How good are the maps?

We use about 110,000 individual maps which cover every spot on Earth with a resolution of 500 meters (550 yards) per pixel on your screen. Our database contains over 70,000 cities, towns and villages (those with a population of over 2,000). If you are missing a town, it has probably been omitted not to collide with a larger one's name.

How accurate is the positioning?

Most users manage to click on their position within 3 km (2 miles).

Do I need to pay before I use GetMyPosition?

You don't have to use the paid service. However, your users will then see a small advertisement text. If you decide to change to the paid service, the advertisement will disappear.

Does the service stop when the prepaid amout is used-up?

No, your account will be automatically converted to the free service with advertisements.