Category: ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Earth 1.5 enables Enterprise users who need a 3D globe app

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Esri supports hundreds of thousands of organizations across the globe. As each customer organization, may have its own configuration, infrastructure, and deployment pattern, the versatility of ArcGIS Earth with the ArcGIS Platform enables customers to configure and adapt Earth to … Continue reading

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Learning more about the World Imagery basemap

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The World Imagery and Imagery with Labels basemaps contain satellite imagery for the world, with high-resolution aerial imagery added for many areas. These basemaps are part of the default basemap gallery, and are among the many basemaps you can choose … Continue reading

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Vector Basemaps Available in GCS WGS84 (Beta)

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For several years now, most world basemaps delivered on the web (including those from Esri) have been delivered in the Web Mercator coordinate system.  To be precise, the Esri basemaps are delivered in the WGS84 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere) coordinate … Continue reading

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NAIP 2016 Image Layer is Now Available

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Did you know that Esri hosts a set of image layers with recent 1m (or better) resolution, multispectral imagery for the continental United States?  The Living Atlas includes a set of NAIP image layers hosted by Esri and these layers … Continue reading

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Shared Theme Gallery Examples

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Shared Theme was introduced in the March release of ArcGIS Online.  It is an administrative setting that allows organizations to easily apply a consistent theme to configurable web applications. If you missed all the details about Shared Theme, take a … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Online Organization Configuration Tips

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There are many ways to configure and administer an ArcGIS Online organization and each method will be unique to that organization’s needs. This blog will point out some best practices and workflows frequently recommended by Technical Support to further streamline … Continue reading

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The Author, Contractor and some Managers: A Tale of Roles and Privileges

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What do submarine sandwiches and ArcGIS Online have in common? They’re better with custom roles. What a knee slapper?!? Custom roles are a helpful tool that enable administrators to fine-tune the capabilities and levels of access that their ArcGIS Online … Continue reading

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Use Arcade Expressions to Map the Land to Improvement Ratios in Your Area

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An interesting way to look at a community is to map various measures of the value of its parcels, including a measure called the improvement ratio. Many cities, but not all, tax their parcel owners based on the value of … Continue reading

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Esri User Conference Map How-to-a-palooza

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At this year’s Esri User Conference, there will be a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants-crazy-thematic-mapping-demo-fest session wherein the esteemed Dr. Kenneth Field and I trade barbs, quips, and mapping secrets. We’ll pool together some maps that we’ve made and take turns flying through how … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting embedded apps and web content in Story Maps

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Update: Please also read this post, which contains an important message for story map authors related to web security. Story Maps have become a very useful and engaging communication tool for many organizations. One of the reasons for this is that … Continue reading

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