ArcGIS Content Team

The ArcGIS Content Team publishes online basemap and reference map services, map layers and documents, and tools to use in your GIS work. Our team produces ArcGIS online Map, Task, Event, Community Map, National Map, and Sample Services as well the Data & Maps, StreetMap Premium, and Data Appliance data products for ArcGIS. We love to hear from you, so please post feedback or comments to the ArcGIS Online forum at http://forums.arcgis.com/forums/30-ArcGIS-Online.

Recent Posts

Updated Community Contributions include Campuses, Cities, Counties, a Country, and more

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We recently updated our World Topographic Map coverage with the addition of five new communities and 15 updated areas participating through our Community Maps Program. View a Story Map showcasing all of the latest community updates to the World Topo … Continue reading

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Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed

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The Esri ArcGIS Online Basemap system (i.e., services.arcgisonline.com, server.arcgisonline.com) was upgraded last night to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server. See Esri Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server for details about the new capabilities in ArcGIS 10.2 for Server and … Continue reading

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Update: Maintenance upgrade to ArcGIS Online map servers

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. The Esri ArcGIS Online Basemap … Continue reading

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Update: Maintenance upgrade to ArcGIS Online map servers next week

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. NOTE AS OF FEB. 5, … Continue reading

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Change to World Topographic Map sub layers

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. The ArcGIS Online team will … Continue reading

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Maintenance upgrade to ArcGIS Online map servers next week

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 5, 2014: The update was postponed because of some issues detected during the upgrade. The update will be re-scheduled as soon as the issues are resolved, and this post will be updated to reflect our plans. … Continue reading

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MapmyIndia content now available in ArcGIS online basemaps

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We recently updated our basemaps for all of India. Users will now be able to better leverage the data provided by MapmyIndia for the Indian geography through the ArcGIS platform. From scales ~1:288k to ~1:4k nationwide and at ~1:2k and … Continue reading

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A Dark Canvas for Bright People

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Esri has released a new Dark Gray Canvas basemap (as a beta) for its customers, partners and developers to use. Developed from the Light Gray Canvas basemap, the Dark Gray Canvas version opens up an opportunity to use a different type … Continue reading

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Final Reminder: Bing Maps Use in ArcGIS Has Changed

This is a last reminder that complimentary use of Microsoft’s Bing Maps with ArcGIS will end on December 31, 2013.

To continue using Bing Maps with ArcGIS after December 31, you will need to obtain your own Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft and then input the key into your ArcGIS products. Continue reading

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Esri Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server

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NOTE AS OF FEB. 21, 2014:  The basemap system upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server occurred last night.  See Basemap System Upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2 for Server Completed for the latest information on this update. As mentioned in the What’s … Continue reading

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