Category: ArcGIS Online

An Ocean of Story Maps: Updated

New links have been added to the prior blog post An Ocean of Story Maps. Some of these include web maps and downloads in addition to the “traditional” Esri-style story map. Please feel free to bookmark and return as I will try to keep updating the original blog post throughout the year! There is a lot of wonderful work out there, including the work of the Clark Magnet School students recently featured in President Obama’s White House Science Fair and related activities!


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Tips for getting your Story Map noticed


You’ve worked hard to make a great story map, now take a few minutes to make it easy for people, including the Story Maps team, to find your work. The Story Maps Gallery showcases story map applications from Esri and … Continue reading

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New and Improved Community Maps Data Prep Tools!

AllLayers.MXD and GolfCourses.MXD

We are happy to announce that the next iteration of the Community Maps Data Prep Tools has been released! You can find the domestic version here and the international version here. The tools are no longer in beta, and version … Continue reading

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Community contributed content to the ArcGIS Living Atlas includes Urban Systems


There are over 7 billion people on the planet, 50% percent of which live in urban areas. By the year 2050, this figure could reach or exceed 70%. This increase in urbanization will have a profound impact on our lives. … Continue reading

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Community Maps in focus at the 2014 Esri UC


The 2014 Esri International User Conference and Education GIS Conference will feature plenty of opportunities for anyone who is interested in Community Maps. Whether you are a long time Community Maps contributor or just want to find out what it … Continue reading

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How to Set-up a Contact Us Link for Your ArcGIS Online Organization


To make it easy for visitors to your ArcGIS Online website to contact you with questions, comments, or feedback, we introduced a new option in the December release of ArcGIS Online. As an administrator of your ArcGIS Online organization, you … Continue reading

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Community contributions added to Topographic and Imagery Basemaps


The ArcGIS Content Team has updated the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World with enhancements to both the World Topographic Map and the World Imagery Map with user contributed content. This ArcGIS Online release includes 4 new contributors and 1 update. Our newest contributor to the World Topographic Map is … Continue reading

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Hacking with the kids in Alameda County!

On the weekend of May 2nd Esri had the pleasure of participating in the Alameda County Apps Challenge in Northern California. The County put together an awesome event, drawing nearly 200 people interested in hacking on the Open Data that they have made available.
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Story Map Shortlist updated


The Story Map Shortlist app template has been recently updated using responsive design, providing an optimal viewing experience whether you’re viewing a Shortlist app using a browser, tablet, or phone. Build your Shortlist once, and use it across all devices. … Continue reading

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Announcing the ArcGIS Pro beta program

ArcGIS Pro project

Esri is pleased to announce the beta release of ArcGIS Pro, which is a new ArcGIS for Desktop application that provides many exciting features. ArcGIS Pro is designed for GIS professionals who need to visualize, edit, and perform analysis—in both … Continue reading

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