Category: ArcGIS Online

The New Ocean Basemap

The Ocean Basemap team is thrilled to announce the latest release of the World Ocean Basemap!  This new release reflects an exciting and major change to the structure of the basemap.  The World Ocean Basemap now consists of two layers:  the base layer with the hydrographic and terrestrial cartography and a separate reference layer that contains the reference information and labels, such as soundings, subsurface feature names, and administrative boundaries.  This change will better serve the World Ocean Basemap community in their maps and applications. Continue reading

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Home page banner and featured content display tips


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


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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Make a gallery of galleries


In a previous post we introduced several ways that you can use groups to provide access to your maps and apps, including embedding groups and making group gallery applications. But what happens if you have many items, or just want … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Open Data .beta


We are excited to share ArcGIS Open Data to the public. Starting today any ArcGIS Online organization can enable open data, specify open data groups and create and publicize their open data through a simple, hosted and best practices web … Continue reading

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS update!

On Friday April 18th, we updated the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS app that is hosted within ArcGIS Online. We are busy working on updating the Portal for ArcGIS configuration utility as well so please look for this update inside of the Customer Care site later this week.

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Community Map Layers Improve The World Topographic Map and Add Content to the Living Atlas


In our continued commitment to providing the best available data, the ArcGIS Content Team has updated the World Topographic Map and Esri’s Living Atlas with user contributed content for the United Kingdom; Vienna, Austria; and numerous cities, counties and university campuses … Continue reading

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Join us for the Community Maps Webinar this Thursday


Please join us on April 24th from 11:00 – 12:00 Pacific time for our next Esri Community Maps webinar.  This edition will feature two prominent members of our ArcGIS Online Content team sharing information that is sure to be of interest.  … Continue reading

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Using groups to deliver access to maps and apps


Groups offer a way to organize items for wider access, and are also used as building blocks for your organization home page. Groups can be used in easily configured gallery template applications, and can be embedded in websites and blogs. … Continue reading

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Be an Early Adopter


With the release of the March 2014 ArcGIS Online update, a new group of templates has been added. The Early Adopter Templates group contains new beta templates to show off your maps. Each of the templates in this group can be … Continue reading

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