Tag: app templates
Map Tour is a very popular Story Map template, and you’ll find many interesting examples at the story map gallery. Map Tour is a hosted application that appears in the web map template gallery, and can also be launched directly … Continue reading
ArcGIS Online’s Make a Web Application gallery includes three templates that leverage the Twitter API to add geolocated tweets to your maps. Twitter recently announced updates to their API, and now requires authentication on all Twitter endpoints. For more information … Continue reading
Every map tells a story, and you can deliver an enhanced and richer experience by telling your ArcGIS Online web map story using one of the many story map templates. These templates continue to evolve, with new templates coming online … Continue reading
With the latest update ArcGIS Online added several new configurable templates to the map viewer’s application template gallery. Even more interesting, you also now have the ability to publish your maps in these configurable templates directly from ArcGIS Online. Let’s take a closer look how.
We’ve signed in to our ArcGIS Online account, and opened a soils map from the ArcGIS Online Gallery. You can use any map that is publicly shared or that you have authored. Below we’ve opened the soils map from the gallery in the ArcGIS.com map viewer:
Earlier this week we blogged about how you can use the web app templates found on the ArcGIS.com map viewer template gallery as hosted applications simply by using your (or any other publicly shared) map ID. One of the most popular templates is the Compare maps template, and in this post we’ll show you how to leverage that one in the same way.
First, make or find three maps of interest that you would like to compare side-by-side-by-side. We’ve chosen the following demographic maps that we found by searching from ArcGIS.com, and you can view the item details for each map by clicking below:
When you view the details or open the map you’ll find the unique map ID in the URL. We’ll use these as URL parameters in the comparison template (I copy and past these into Notepad or something similar to make retrieving them easier).
Open any of the maps above (or one of your own) and click Share. We opened the USA Population Change map.