Bern Szukalski

Bern Szukalski
Bern Szukalski is Chief Technology Advocate and a Product Strategist at Esri, focusing on ways to broaden access to geographic information, and helping users succeed with the ArcGIS Platform. Follow @bernszukalski.

Recent Posts

What’s New in ArcGIS Online (September 2014)

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It’s time to refresh your browser - ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This update includes significant changes and additions for configuring applications, publishing Open Data, administering organizations, and more. Application templates Configurable application templates … Continue reading

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Sending email from web map pop-ups

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Email can be sent directly from web map pop-ups using pop-up configurations. Which configuration approach is best will be determined by how the email addresses are stored in the layer attributes. This post covers two examples of how the email … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Doing more with Story Map Shortlist symbols

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The Story Map Shortlist is one of the more popular Story Map application templates. It lets you organize points of interest into tabs that make it easy for users to explore an area. Examples include the San Diego Shortlist, Palm … Continue reading

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Make your organization home discoverable

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If you have a publicly accessible organization home, you can make it easy to discover via ArcGIS Online by registering it as an item. While anyone can share an organization’s home page, this is a good task for the organization … Continue reading

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Add a Flickr Gallery to your Story Map Journal

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Flickr is a very popular photo and video sharing site with many millions of users. You can add a Flickr Gallery to your Map Tour by following the steps described below. 1. Create a new gallery and add the photos you … Continue reading

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Add a Flickr Gallery to your Story Map Tour

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Flickr is a very popular photo and video sharing site with many millions of users. In a previous post we covered how you can add a Flickr Album to your Story Map Tour. You can also add a Flickr Gallery … Continue reading

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Add a button to your organization home page

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As an Administrator you can easily configure the look and feel of your organization’s home page. Using basic knowledge of HTML and CSS you can customize your home page further, and can add one or more buttons that can open … Continue reading

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Quickly share your map using an app

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If you want to share your map with others, using configurable apps is easy, and preferable to sharing using the map viewer (see Using a better map viewer to reach your audience). But if you need to share a map … Continue reading

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Embed a Presentation In Your Website

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One of the ways you can share a presentation is to add it to your website or blog. Using Share, ArcGIS Online provides the HTML you need and enables you to set options for the embedded presentation size and links … Continue reading

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Create a Presentation With Your Map

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Presentations are a great way to communicate and inform, whether your audience is internal staff, decision makers, or the public.  A presentation allows you to tell a sequential story with information in a map, and is composed by saving interactive … Continue reading

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