Category: ArcGIS Online

Organizing your online life with Favorites


Groups are an excellent way to organize items and, more importantly, groups are the way you collaborate with others in your organization, or with others in different organizations. In a previous blog post we detailed a technique of using groups … Continue reading

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Africa expansion highlights latest AGOL basemap updates


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 basemaps. Detailed … Continue reading

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Live Training Seminar – Offline Data Collection using Collector for ArcGIS

Join us Thursday April 17th for a live training seminar focused on Offline Data Collection using the Collector for ArcGIS app on Android and iOS devices.

We will show you how you can leverage you can download maps to your device, collect and update GIS features whilst disconnected and then synchronize changes back to the office when you are connected.

Presentations will happen at 9:00 a.m PDT, 11:00 a.m. PDT and 3:00 p.m. PDT. You can find more details on the seminar here. You can download and read more about Collector here.

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Customizing the Map Tour Story Map header and color scheme


Map Tour is a very popular Story Map template, and you’ll find many interesting examples at the story map gallery. Map Tour is a hosted application that appears in the web map template gallery, and can also be launched directly … Continue reading

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Who’s Ready for a Makeover?


The Social Media Template, a popular web application template on ArcGIS Online, has been redesigned, made responsive and given a new name. Introducing: the Public Information template (hold applause). Big difference, huh? This is a fully configurable template that allows … Continue reading

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Customizing the Shortlist Story Map banner


Shortlist is a popular story map template application that is ideal for presenting a curated list of points of interest in a particular geographic area. A good example is the Palm Springs Shortlist, featuring fun, food, hotels, and design topics … Continue reading

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Esri Global Demographics…Where, What, and How?

Click on the image to visit the Esri Demographics Global Coverage Story Map

Esri Demographics powers the ArcGIS platform with a comprehensive set of global demographic and spending data for mapping and analysis purposes.  Esri Demographics can be accessed through web maps and GeoEnrichment services, which include data enrichment, reports and infographics. We … Continue reading

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Mapping social media in Esri Maps for Office

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Microsoft Excel can be a great front-end for a variety of systems, from SQL server databases to business intelligence warehouses. With the help of Excel’s new Power Query add-in, we can now use various web APIs to retrieve data, including … Continue reading

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Story Map Map Tour updates


The popular story map map tour hosted application and downloadable source have been recently updated. The updates focus on visual changes to improve the application appearance. Changes include the following: Header fonts and text color The header fonts have been … Continue reading

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Operations Dashboard in a browser

In March we rolled out quite a few updates to Esri products and the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS was no exception. A lot of exciting new features were added and you can find a full list of updates on our doc site or a preview of them from this blog article.

Perhaps the most sought after request that we added this release is to extend the reach of Dashboard beyond Windows Desktops and laptops and add support for tablets (iPads and Android tablets) so that more people within the organization can use it. With the 10.2.2 release, we have done just that by building Dashboard into the browser so it can run across platforms.

This blog article will describe how you can author operation views that target the browser and highlight capabilities within the browser app itself. Continue reading

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