Category: Story Maps

The World Imagery and World Topographic Maps have been updated with Community Contributions

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New content, expanded coverage and updates to the World Imagery and World Topographic Maps available! The most recent ArcGIS Online basemap release includes new and updated Community Map contributions to the World Imagery and World Topographic Maps. The World Imagery … Continue reading

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Important announcement about sharing Story Maps on Facebook

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This is an important announcement about how story maps are shared on Facebook. What is the issue? Recently there have been some changes to Facebook that have affected how social sharing works in Esri’s Story Maps apps. Sharing on Facebook … Continue reading

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Ten ways to improve your chances of winning the Esri Storytelling With Maps Contest

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The 2016 Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest is open for entries and you have until May 23rd to enter. Here are some quick tips from the Esri Story Maps team for how to make the best impression with your story … Continue reading

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Turning a Story Map Journal into a Story Map Blog

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Story Map Journal is one of the more popular and powerful Story Maps, and isĀ ideal when you want to combine narrative text with maps and other embedded content. A Map Journal contains entries, or sections, that users scroll through. Each … Continue reading

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Turning a Story Map Series into a Story Map Countdown

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Story Map Series is one of the more popular Story Maps, enabling you to present a series of maps via tabs, numbered bullets, or an expandable side accordion. In addition to maps, you can include images, video,and web content in … Continue reading

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Recent posts on the Story Maps Developers’ Corner

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A few months ago we announced the Story Maps Developers’ Corner on Medium. The Devs’ Corner is a great place for developers of all experience levels to learn about how to customize Esri’s open-source Storytelling Apps and get tips and … Continue reading

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Embedding apps and websites in Story Maps

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Story MapsĀ have become a very useful and engaging communication tool for many organizations. One of the reasons for this is that Story Maps can contain many types of rich, interactive content like web maps and 3D scenes, videos, web pages, … Continue reading

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What’s new for Story Maps in Portal for ArcGIS 10.4

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ArcGIS 10.4 was released recently, and there are plenty of reasons to upgrade. Read on to learn about some reasons that are particularly interesting to Story Map authors. Now available with Portal: the My Stories app! Since last summer, Story … Continue reading

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What’s New in Story Maps (March 2016)

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(by Rupert Essinger, Esri Story Maps team) ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following enhancements to Esri Story Maps. For more information about story maps, to create them, and to manage the story maps you have created, visit the … Continue reading

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Using Story Map autoplay mode

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Story Maps normally require user interaction; the viewer must click or scroll to advance to the next section, entry, or tour point. But many Story Maps support autoplay mode, where the story advances automatically, and loops when finished. Autoplay mode … Continue reading

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