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

Storytelling with Maps Contest Winners

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The entries came from across the globe, and the judges wrestled with a decision. But from a vast collection of entries a few where chosen as the best Story Maps in this year’s 2014 Esri User Conference Storytelling with Maps … Continue reading

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Story Maps at the Esri User Conference 2014

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Interested in Story Maps? Headed to the Esri User Conference? Then there’s plenty of opportunities for you to learn more, take a closer look at what’s new, and meet Story Map team members. Here’s a compilation of Story Map events … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (July 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 improvements and additions for authoring web maps, creating applications, content and services, and administering organizations. ArcGIS Content ArcGIS … Continue reading

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Adding Flickr albums to story map tours (update)

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In a previous post we detailed how you can add Flickr sets to story map tours. Since that was posted there have been some changes to Flickr. Sets have now become albums, and while the steps are slightly different you … Continue reading

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Tips for getting your Story Map noticed

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You’ve worked hard to make a great story map, now take a few minutes to make it easy for people, including the Story Maps team, to find your work. The Story Maps Gallery showcases story map applications from Esri and … Continue reading

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Story Map Shortlist updated

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The Story Map Shortlist app template has been recently updated using responsive design, providing an optimal viewing experience whether you’re viewing a Shortlist app using a browser, tablet, or phone. Build your Shortlist once, and use it across all devices. … Continue reading

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Style overrides for Home page featured content buttons

When you add featured content to your organization Home, it displays below your banner in a ribbon gallery and provides button navigation to view the items you’ve shared. Using simple style overrides you can change the look and feel of these buttons for featured content displayed on your organization’s Home, or even remove them if not needed.

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Style overrides for Home page featured content text

In a previous post we covered various ways that you can ensure that the featured content text, which is light blue by default, is readable when using different Home page layouts and banner sizes. But if you don’t want to change your banner, or want the text to match your organization color scheme, you can use some simple style overrides to make changes.

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Home page banner and featured content display tips

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When configuring your organization one of the options is to include a featured content ribbon on your home page. This is handy way to showcase maps, apps, and more, and provides one-click access to content. First, create a group containing … Continue reading

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A great organization home page

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Your organization home is a reflection on your GIS organization, and the work that you do. First impressions count, and an attractive site (and of course one with great maps, apps, and information products) says a lot about who you … Continue reading

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