Tag: app templates

Modify configurable app using custom css

The configuration panel for the Basic Viewer template provides options to customize the appearance of the application to fit your needs. We covered how to configure this app a few months ago in this post.

Occasionally we get requests asking how to make additional customizations like:

  • Change the text color for  the title.
  • Increase the font size for text
  • Modify the font color for the search widget placeholder text

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Quickly share your map using an app


If you want to share your map with others, using configurable apps is easy, and preferable to sharing using the map viewer. But if you need to share a map quickly, you don’t have to take the extra steps to … Continue reading

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Add Tweets to your web map


Want to add tweets to your map? No problem, there are two configurable app templates that enable you to do just that. After you’ve finished authoring your map, click Save, then Share. You’ll need to share your map at least within … Continue reading

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Using a better map viewer to reach your audience


The ArcGIS Online map viewer can be used to share maps with a wider audience, but it may not be the ideal choice if that’s your intended goal. The map viewer is designed to enable users to author, save, and share … Continue reading

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Customizing the Map Tour Story Map header and color scheme


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

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Who’s Ready for a Makeover?


The Social Media Template, a popular web application template on ArcGIS Online, has been redesigned, made responsive and given a new name. Introducing: the Public Information template (hold applause). Big difference, huh? This is a fully configurable template that allows … Continue reading

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Step-up to the boilerplate


Take some development work off of your plate and get a jump on building ArcGIS API for JavaScript apps by starting with the JavaScript Application Boilerplate. After developing a few ArcGIS Online hosted templates, such as the Social Media and … Continue reading

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Tweet this! Update your apps that use Twitter


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

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A better “View Larger Map”


ArcGIS Online web maps are easy to embed in websites and blogs. To embed your map, share the map publicly (or open an existing publicly shared map) then click Share and choose Embed in Website. The HTML needed to embed the map … Continue reading

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Be a hero in 15 minutes with story map templates


Story map templates provide a quick and easy way to add more value and meaning to your web maps, and deliver them to a wider audience in interesting applications. Even if you don’t know a thing about JavaScript, you can … Continue reading

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