There are plenty of resources to help you understand and be successful with ArcGIS Online, including free web courses and training seminars, technical workshops, tutorial videos, and more. Here’s the latest compilation of links to a selection of these resources that will help you get started and on your way.
The Big Picture
Esri’s ArcGIS Online product site provides a great top-down introduction to the features and capabilities of the ArcGIS mapping platform for your organization. The site covers features, maps, apps, tools, and more.
ArcGIS Online Help
A great place to start, with just about everything you need to know. Here’s a few help topics we like for starters.
ArcGIS Online Forum
Ask questions, and get answers from Esri staff and your peers. The Forum includes lots of great archived information.
ArcGIS Online Blog
You’re reading it now, check out other ArcGIS Online related posts.
Free Online Training
Esri offers a variety of training options via the web, including these great courses you can take for free. Find more training opportunities at the Training website.
- Preparing to Implement an ArcGIS Online Subscription
- Creating Web Applications Using ArcGIS Online
- Sharing GIS Content Using an ArcGIS Online Subscription
- Authoring Web Maps Using ArcGIS Online
Free Recorded Live Training Seminars
They were live, but you can relive them. An hour’s worth of expert advice and guidance = priceless (and in fact there is no price). Stay tuned for upcoming seminars.
- ArcGIS Online Subscriptions: Mapping and GIS for Organizations
- Creating Hosted Map Services with ArcGIS Online
- Increase the Value of ArcGIS Services with ArcGIS Online
- Gain Geographic Insight with ArcGIS Online Analysis Tools
Education Community Resources
The Esri Education Community website offers lots of great resources, not just for educators but for anyone wanting to learn more. Here’s a selection of short videos featured by the Education Community.
- Making a Map with ArcGIS Online
- Displaying Popup Windows on a Map
- Editing Feature Layers on a Map
- Adding Features from a File
- Sharing Your Content
- Intro to ArcGIS Online for Organizations
Recorded Technical Workshops from the 2013 Esri User Conference.
Didn’t get to go? You can still experience these ArcGIS Online workshops. Went to the conference, but can’t remember what you learned? View these and refresh those memories.
- ArcGIS Online Steps for Success
- ArcGIS Online Content
- Configuring ArcGIS Online for Local Government
- Configuring ArcGIS Online to Support Emergency Management
Thanks to Jeff Baranyi, Public Safety Technical Manager, for helping compile these resources.