I am trying to add a CartoDB basemap to QGIS and am 1) trying to figure out if it is possible and 2) trying to figure out how to do it.

I've installed the QGIS CartoDB plug-in and have connected to my account. When I select Add CartoDB layer from Web >> CartoDB Plugin >> Add CartoDB Layer I only see the data layers I've uploaded to CartoDB, not any base maps. How can I access the basemaps?

Even after installing QuickMapServices I do not see that CartoDB base map: enter image description here


Have you tried QuickMapServices plugin? http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/quick_map_services/

Settings → More Services → Get contributed pack

  • Yes, I have. However, QuickMapServices does not contain the basemaps used by CartoDB – Danny Jun 8 '16 at 17:54
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    Hmm and what is it I see) m-d.me/img/ss/20160608-x8y-31kb.jpg Go to QMS settings, More services tab – Maxim Dubinin Jun 8 '16 at 18:14
  • That's strange. I see something different. I've added a screen shot above. – Danny Jun 8 '16 at 18:27
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    Settings → More Services → Get contributed pack – drnextgis Jun 8 '16 at 18:31
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    I'm not Maxim but I've updated my answer. – drnextgis Jun 8 '16 at 18:58

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