Using Map Tile Servers in QGIS 2.4

As I explained in a comment on my previous article, the otherwise fantastic OpenLayers plugin is currently not compatible with the freshly released QGIS 2.4 unfortunately. This means two things:

  1. You can’t open any QGS project files that contain a reference to such an OpenLayers base map.
  2. You can’t use it to insert OpenLayers base maps (e.g. OSM, Google, Bing, Stamen, Yahoo, …) into your new map projects anymore.

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