Uploads API

With the Mapbox Uploads API, you can integrate Mapbox’s powerful data upload pipeline into your application to transform geographic data into tilesets. Mapbox provides temporary credentials to stage a spatial file on S3, and then process it into raster tiles or vector tiles that can be read by Mapbox GL and Mapbox.js.

The Uploads API supports a wide range of spatial file types:

A sample Uploads API request to retrieve temporary S3 credentials looks like:

https://api.mapbox.com/uploads/v1/{username}/credentials?access_token=YOUR_MAPBOX_ACCESS_TOKEN

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