Category: Story Maps

Something worth causing a scene about: 8 new scenes for you to explore

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We’ve come a long way from Gutenberg’s printing press. Communicating your message is easier and faster today than at any point in history. Within minutes, you can publish a blog or build a website. Also within minutes, you can make … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum

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We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Esri Ocean GIS Forum, November 4-6 at the Esri Conference Center in Redlands, CA, USA, is now taking early registrations, as well as contributions to all sessions. Please note the following deadlines: … Continue reading

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Open a Story Map Tour at a specific tour stop

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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

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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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Add the ArcGIS Online map viewer to your Story Map

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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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Add PowerPoint slides to your Story Map

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PowerPoint is the standard when it comes to presentations. PowerPoint slides can also be useful additions to your Story Map, providing an introduction, additional context, interesting graphics, and more. Here’s how to use PowerPoint slides (or any graphic) in your … Continue reading

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Smart quotes vs. plain quotes in text and CSV files

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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

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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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Add YouTube videos to your Story Map Tour

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Map Tour is a very popular story map template often used to tell stories using photos and other images placed on a map. Map Tour supports the ability to use videos from a variety of sources. Here’s an overview of … Continue reading

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Create a Story Map Tour from a Google Sheet

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It’s easy to create a Story Map Tour of your own photos from Flickr, Picasa, or Facebook, but you can also create a Map Tour from a CSV file. A CSV is a simple text file that stores information in a … Continue reading

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