Bern Szukalski

Bern Szukalski
Chief technology evangelist and product strategist at Esri, focusing on ways to broaden access to geographic information and helping users succeed with the ArcGIS Platform. Follow @bernszukalski

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Make your organization home discoverable

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If you have a publicly accessible organization home, you can make it easier for others to discover it via ArcGIS Online by registering it as an item. While anyone can share an organization’s home page via a link, this enhances … Continue reading

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Keep your ArcGIS Online organization organized with visual cues

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If you’re an Administrator for your organization paying attention to details early on often pays large dividends over time. As organizational assets grow in number, whether they be groups or shared items, the ability to quickly and easily identify them … Continue reading

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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

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A scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the scene viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online application. … Continue reading

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Embedding a Story Map within a Story Map

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Embedded maps and media are an inherent and essential part of any story map. But in certain cases you may want to embed more than just a map—you may want to embed another story map to help tell your story. … Continue reading

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Tips for embedding story maps in websites

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Story maps can be opened in browsers, and are responsively designed to fit a variety of form factors, enabling you to view story maps on different devices. But story maps can also be embedded in your website, providing more potential … Continue reading

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Embedding Story Maps in websites and blogs

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Story Maps let you combine maps with text, images, and multimedia content. They make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. You can view examples at the Story Maps Gallery. Story maps are … Continue reading

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Using groups to deliver access to maps and apps

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Groups offer a convenient and easy way to organize items for access within your organization and publicly. They are also building blocks for your organization home, used to configure the featured content, gallery, basemaps, apps, and Open Data sites. Group content can … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Accidental Deletion

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You’ve been busy adding items for others in your organization to use. You’ve created and added layers, used those layers to craft great maps, and used those maps to make great apps. How do you prevent accidentally deleting any of … Continue reading

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Configuring Story Map Journal Legend and Overview Map

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A Story Map Journal is ideal when you want to create an in-depth narrative organized into sections presented in a scrolling side panel. As users scroll through the sections in your Map Journal they see the content associated with each … Continue reading

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Using tile packages for publishing hosted tile layers

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You can publish your maps and data as hosted web layers on ArcGIS Online. These hosted services come in two types: feature layers and tile layers. Tile layers support fast visualization of large datasets using a collection of predrawn map … Continue reading

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