Hello,

How long does it normally take for contributions to go live on the public map?

Thanks

asked 01 Mar, 13:58

HenryBirks02's gravatar image

HenryBirks02
112
accept rate: 0%


There's no single "the public map". Things you add go into the OSM database immediately, but maps based on that data will be updated at different speeds. Of the 5 map layers at OpenStreetMap.org, the "standard" layer will update at some time between almost immediately to about once a month, depending on the zoom level. Other map styles available at OpenStreetMap.org may be quicker or take longer. Some in-application maps may take longer still to update, as the map data is only updated peridically.

permanent link

answered 01 Mar, 20:00

SomeoneElse's gravatar image

SomeoneElse ♦
33.7k67352807
accept rate: 15%

The new items or the edited ones are available in the database as soon as you save your edits. However, osm.org slippy map might take longer to display the new features. You can try to clear your browser cache (on PC using Ctrl+Shift+F5, on Mac Cmd+Shift+F5, on mobile clearing the browser app cache) and they should be visible.

permanent link

answered 01 Mar, 14:10

Mannivu's gravatar image

Mannivu
1.1k727
accept rate: 6%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×26

question asked: 01 Mar, 13:58

question was seen: 167 times

last updated: 01 Mar, 20:00

powered by OSQA