Category: ArcGIS Online

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?

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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

Trending venues sized by user check-ins

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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Esri Maps for Office 2.1.3 is now available

We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for Office 2.1.3.

Our Portal users will be happy to hear that we’ve added support for LDAP authentication. We also vastly improved our implementation of PKI authentication.

Another new feature is support for ArcGIS custom roles. With custom roles, you can better manage the privileges of people in your organization. To find out more about custom role support in Maps for Office, see our configuration help page.

Also, we tracked down the issue that caused Maps for Office to crash when disconnected from the internet. It’s fixed!

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Exciting Changes are Coming to Data & Maps


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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The NSF EarthCube Initiative and Esri’s Role


This post also appears in Esri Insider. Last update: April 1, 2014. With all the recent excitement and good hopes over the White House Climate Data Initiative, and the ongoing progress of the Group on Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), … Continue reading

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