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What i have: I've installed Qgis 2.99.0 (dev)

How do I: Install base map for this version. The openlayers plugin isn't available.

marked as duplicate by Matthias Kuhn, HDunn, Community Nov 27 '17 at 12:36

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You can add a basemap using any WMS of your choice without the need of OpenLayers, by using the "Add WMS/WMST" button. The OpenStreetMap wiki has a list of some WMS you could use.

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