Category: Story Maps

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 is 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 Maps 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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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (March 2016)

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It’s time to refresh your browser—ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This release includes updates and new features for 3D, smart mapping, authoring apps, and more. Map Viewer The map viewer is the ArcGIS … Continue reading

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Esri User Community Updates World Topographic and World Imagery Maps

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Updates to the World Topographic and World Imagery Maps Available! This release incorporates new and updated coverage to the World Topographic Map for Caracas Venezuela and several cities and counties throughout the United States. The World Imagery Map has been updated with high … Continue reading

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