ArcGIS Content Team

The ArcGIS Content Team publishes online basemap and reference map services, map layers and documents, and tools to use in your GIS work. Our team produces ArcGIS online Map, Task, Event, Community Map, National Map, and Sample Services as well the Data & Maps, StreetMap Premium, and Data Appliance data products for ArcGIS. We love to hear from you, so please post feedback or comments to the ArcGIS Online forum at http://forums.arcgis.com/forums/30-ArcGIS-Online.

Recent Posts

Africa expansion highlights latest AGOL basemap updates

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As home to over 1 billion people, Africa is the world’s second most populous continent. As part of our continuing roll out providing global map coverage at the largest scales, Africa is our latest update for the ArcGIS.com basemaps. Detailed … Continue reading

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Exciting Changes are Coming to Data & Maps

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Based on user feedback, exciting new changes to Data & Maps will include: Ready-to-use layers  that you can easily use in ArcGIS Online and in your applications, Current, maintained layers, Layers of geographic interest to international organizations; United States boundaries … Continue reading

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New DigitalGlobe content released in World Imagery basemap

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The ArcGIS Online World Imagery basemap was updated this week with nearly 2TB of high-resolution imagery. This is the first of two updates of DigitalGlobe imagery planned for this year. This new content fills in areas previously not covered or … Continue reading

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A Dark Canvas for Bright People: Update

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Recently we blogged about a beta service for a Dark Gray Canvas basemap, available for you to try out and comment on, prior to a full release as an Esri Basemap. That blog can be found here. The original release … Continue reading

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World Imagery Basemap adds Community Contributions

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World Imagery Basemap was recently updated with eight new areas of high-resolution imagery. These community contributions were made through the Community Maps Program. For a Story Map tour of all of these updates, click the image below. Included in this … Continue reading

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Updated Community Contributions include Campuses, Cities, Counties, a Country, and more

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We recently updated our World Topographic Map coverage with the addition of five new communities and 15 updated areas participating through our Community Maps Program. View a Story Map showcasing all of the latest community updates to the World Topo … Continue reading

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Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed

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The Esri ArcGIS Online Basemap system (i.e., services.arcgisonline.com, server.arcgisonline.com) was upgraded last night to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server. See Esri Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server for details about the new capabilities in ArcGIS 10.2 for Server and … Continue reading

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Update: Maintenance upgrade to ArcGIS Online map servers

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. The Esri ArcGIS Online Basemap … Continue reading

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Update: Maintenance upgrade to ArcGIS Online map servers next week

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. NOTE AS OF FEB. 5, … Continue reading

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Change to World Topographic Map sub layers

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. The ArcGIS Online team will … Continue reading

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