Category: Story Maps

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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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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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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Assembling a Story Maps Production Team

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Great story maps can be produced by a team or an individual, but collaborating to generate ideas and input from a variety of people with different skills, talents, and perspectives can be highly rewarding and will inevitably improve your story … Continue reading

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Well, you missed a good GeoDev Meetup this week in D.C.

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Well, you missed a good GeoDev Meetup this week in D.C. The GeoDev team headed out from New York and arrived in D.C. on Tuesday, October 11th. We had a special treat this time around in that the Esri R&D … Continue reading

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Ten essential steps for Story Map success

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Story Maps are easy to author, but to craft a truly great one you’ll likely need to put in a little extra effort . Like playing a guitar, it’s easy to learn the F, C, G, and E chords and … Continue reading

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What’s new in Story Map Cascade (September 2016)

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Story Map Cascade helps you build a story with a full-screen scrolling experience that blends narrative text and engaging content. Sections containing text and in-line media can be interspersed with immersive sections that fill the screen with your media and … Continue reading

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