Category: Story Maps

Adding links to sections in Story Map Journal

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Story Map Journal is one of the more popular Story Map apps, ideal for creating multimedia stories that combine text, maps, images, and video. It’s a good choice when you have lots of text or a rich array of content. … Continue reading

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Add images from your local drives to your Story Maps

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Story Maps use photos and images that are stored at URL-based locations (a web address). Photos and images you want to use can be stored on your own servers, or using Flickr, Google, and other online repositories. There are currently … 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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What’s New in Story Maps (December 2016)

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Esri Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. ArcGIS Online has been updated with new capabilities for hosted web … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (December 2016)

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ArcGIS Online has just been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This release includes updates and new capabilities for hosted web layers, configurable apps, apps for field and office, administration, accounts, and much more. For additional details see … Continue reading

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How To Cascade

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The Story Maps team is charging ahead improving and adding features to the newest template for storytelling with maps, Story Map Cascade. Ready to roll up your map-smudged storytelling sleeves? Here are four Cascade stories that show you how to … Continue reading

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Tips for embedding Cascade story maps on your website

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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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Embedding Story Maps in websites and blogs

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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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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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Print your Story Map Journal

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While Story Maps don’t currently work in offline mode, with Story Map Journal you can print its contents for use offline, create PDFs, or to add to reports and other documents. Follow these steps to print a Story Map Journal. … Continue reading

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