Category: ArcGIS Online

Monitoring ArcGIS Online Health


To enable users to monitor the health of the ArcGIS Online system, a dashboard website is available providing the latest information on service availability, including both current status and status history. The ArcGIS Online Health Dashboard can be found at … Continue reading

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New update to Ocean Basemap

Detailed Bathymetry in New Zealand

The Ocean Basemap map service was recently updated to include bathymetric data from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) in New Zealand. NIWA is a Crown Research Institute established in 1992 to conduct leading environmental science to enable … Continue reading

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Creating a Basemap Switcher – Part 1

Basemap Switcher sample app

The latest release of the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for WPF and Windows Phone and ArcGIS API for Silverlight includes support for the ArcGIS Portal REST API.   Using the Portal library (ESRI.ArcGIS.Client.Portal.dll) you can easily search, browse, and open web maps available … Continue reading

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Excel Tips for ArcGIS Online


(Contributed by: Owen Evans, Esri Federal team solutions engineer) Microsoft Excel is a useful application for reviewing and manipulating data and it can also save spreadsheets as CSV or TXT files that can be published as maps on ArcGIS Online.  … Continue reading

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Using URL parameters in pop-ups


URL variables are a handy way to pass information from one web page to another. The ArcGIS Online map viewer takes the ID of the web map to open as a URL parameter, and ArcGIS Online web maps can make … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2012.1 released!

CityEngine Web Scene

We’re pleased to announce the release of CityEngine 2012.1, the latest version of Esri’s innovative 3D city modeling and design software. This release of CityEngine provides many new enhancements that will make creating smart 3D city models easier than ever. We focused on … Continue reading

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High-resolution imagery for India and Africa added to ArcGIS Online World Imagery Map


We’re happy to report that an additional batch of the large set (up to 50 million square kilometers) of high-resolution imagery to be added to the World_Imagery map service is fully processed and published to ArcGIS Online. The World Imagery … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to #tag @your Map


Wondering what people are talking about in an area?  Would it be a nice addition to the data on your map?  We’ve got you covered! With the Social Media template, your web app can display what people are saying through … Continue reading

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Improving your organization’s home page graphics


With an ArcGIS Online subscription, organizations can customize the look and feel of their home site. You can change the graphics, the featured content ribbon, gallery contents, and more. In a previous post we provided an overview of how to … Continue reading

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