Category: ArcGIS Online

Esri Maps for SharePoint Online is now available!

Add SP Lists

SharePoint Online brings the power of SharePoint to organizations who don’t want the overhead of managing SharePoint infrastructure. Now with the availability of Esri Maps for SharePoint Online, you can view your SharePoint list data and ArcGIS Online layers on … Continue reading

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Open a Story Map Tour at a specific tour stop


The Story Map Tour is one of the more popular Esri story map templates. It’s been used for stories like City of Santa Clara Development Projects, Top 10 Things to Experience in Tacoma, and many more that you will find … Continue reading

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Great Maps Need Great Data: Creating and using authoritative geographic data


Discover a world of content in the Living Atlas in Chapter 4 of The ArcGIS Book It is no secret that one of the most challenging aspects of starting a GIS project is finding authoritative data. After all, the old … Continue reading

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Migrate your content into ArcGIS Pro

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There are many reasons to begin working with ArcGIS Pro 1.1. When you decide to use Pro for your workflows, it’s important to know how to migrate your content. The first step to bringing your existing GIS work from other … Continue reading

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Add the ArcGIS Online map viewer to your Story Map


The map viewer is the primary map authoring app in ArcGIS Online. It’s best for assembling and configuring maps, exploring data, and performing analysis. Because of these strengths, it’s not the ideal choice when you want to display a map … Continue reading

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Quickly share your map using an app


If you want to share your map with others, using configurable apps is easy, and preferable to sharing using the map viewer. But if you need to share a map quickly, you don’t have to take the extra steps to … Continue reading

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Sending email from web map pop-ups


Email can be sent directly from web map pop-ups using pop-up configurations. Which configuration approach is best will be determined by how the email addresses are stored in the layer attributes. This post covers two examples of how the email … Continue reading

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Tips for using tags effectively


Tags can be added to any item, and are a useful way to quickly and easily identify and find specific content that you own, or that can be found within your organization or outside it. There are a number of … Continue reading

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Smart quotes vs. plain quotes in text and CSV files


When importing .txt or .csv file in your ArcGIS Online web map something to consider is the use of smart quotes and apostrophes (also called “curly” or “book”) vs. plain ones. For example, if smart apostrophes are used, you will … Continue reading

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Adding links to captions in your Story Map Tour


The Story Map Tour template is one of the most popular story map templates, combining an interactive map, a photo and text panel, and a thumbnail carousel to create a compelling virtual tour. A recent example is the Palm Springs Map … Continue reading

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