Category: ArcGIS Online

Survey123 for ArcGIS 1.9 is now available

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[Source: Survey123 for ArcGIS Blog in GeoNet] Around 11:30 A.M. on November 7, 1492, a young boy saw a large stone plummet from the sky and land in a wheat field near the town of Ensisheim in Alsace, France. This … Continue reading

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Be somebody (and show your best profile)


Your ArcGIS Online user profile is how the rest of the world learns about you. It’s also a yardstick for measuring the value and veracity of your shared items and groups. Whether you’re making maps and apps for others in … Continue reading

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Tips for embedding Cascade story maps on your website


Embedding story maps on your website is one of the best ways to showcase your work and ensure it reaches your intended audience. We’ve already provided lots of helpful tips that apply to embedding any story map in a website, but … Continue reading

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Pre-DevSummit Hands-on Workshops — the Best Way to Start

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The pre-conference (pre-con) workshops at the Esri Developer Summit (DevSummit) in Palm Springs on Sunday, March 5th and Monday, March 6th are the best way to kick off the conference. What better way to ramp yourself up on Esri’s latest … Continue reading

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What’s new in Open Data November 2016!


Since our release of the NEW Open Data Sites into beta just before the 2016 User Conference, the open data team has been very busy adding more functionality you have requested into the new sites. Let’s take a quick look … Continue reading

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Embedding Story Maps in websites and blogs


Story Maps let you combine maps with text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to leverage geography to tell your story. You can view lots of examples from Esri and the Story Maps user community at the Story Maps … Continue reading

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November 2016 Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Available!

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The November 2016 Living Atlas Community Webinar is now available! In this webinar, Deane Kensok of Esri’s ArcGIS content team described Esri’s plans to update the imagery in the World Imagery basemap. He was joined by Vicki Bassett of DigitalGlobe who provided … Continue reading

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How to create a great Crowdsource story map

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Story Map Crowdsource is a different kind of story map — you pick a topic and then sit back and watch as other people contribute their photos and stories. Sound easy? It is. You can put one together in about 10 minutes. … Continue reading

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Prepare for Election Web App Season with these Best Practices

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Election Web Apps are in demand. They help the public understand where to vote, report/predict results and tell the story of this unprecedented election. As the Election Web App season is about to launch into high gear, be aware that  … Continue reading

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GeoDescriber: Expanding the Reach of Geographic Information

Landscape description of Whanganui National Park, New Zealand.

Photo credit: James Shook. Text credit: GeoDescriber

Can your GIS talk?

Does it say the right things?

In the era of too much information, demand for a smart solution to automatically interpret data for a specific audience is rising. GIS is no exception. Maps help us understand the geography, but more is possible. That’s why I’m excited about something new we’ve been working on. We named it GeoDescriber. Continue reading

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