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

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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Add Tweets to your web map

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Want to add tweets to your map? No problem, there are two configurable app templates that enable you to do just that. After you’ve finished authoring your map, click Save, then Share. You’ll need to share your map at least within … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Accidental Deletion

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You’ve been busy adding items for others in your organization to use. You’ve created and added layers, used those layers to craft great maps, and used those maps to make great apps. How do you prevent accidentally deleting any of … Continue reading

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Using a better map viewer to reach your audience

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The ArcGIS Online map viewer can be used to share maps with a wider audience, but it may not be the ideal choice if that’s your intended goal. The map viewer is designed to enable users to author, save, and share … Continue reading

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Choosing the right Story Map

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When you set out to create a Story Map a key decision will be – what Story Map app should I use? Most often the choice is obvious, but sometimes not. There are a number of ways to figure out … Continue reading

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