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Add a Mapbox style to a CARTO map

Maps styles created with the Mapbox Studio style editor can be added as basemaps to CARTO. Any of the preset basemaps or a custom style from Mapbox can be added as the primary basemap for your CARTO map.

Getting started

For this guide, you'll need a Mapbox account and a CARTO account. Log in to each, then head on to the next steps.

Open the CARTO project where you would like to add your Mapbox style. Click on the pencil icon and click on the current BASEMAP that is listed.

CARTO change basemap dialog

Under Style, click the + .

Add a style in CARTO

Add style created with Studio

In Mapbox Studio, click the Share & use button next to the style you would like to add to your CARTO project.

Mapbox style share and use modal

When the Share & use modal opens, switch to the Use tab. Click the Third party option, and toggle to CARTO. Copy the URL by clicking the clipboard icon.

Mapbox style Use modal CARTO item

Back in CARTO, paste the Share URL you copied in the previous step into the text box, then click on ADD BASEMAP.

CARTO add basemap dialog

The Studio style you added will appear as the CARTO basemap.

Finished product

You added a style created in Mapbox Studio to a map in CARTO!