Category: Story Maps

Add your organization logo and links to your story maps

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By default, all story maps include an Esri logo, with a link to the Esri website, located somewhere in the header or opening section. Also by default the text string “A story map” is included in the header, with a … 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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Add images from your local drives to your Story Maps

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Story Maps use photos and images that can be stored in a variety of places. Photos and images you want to use can be stored on your own servers, or using Flickr, Google, and other online repositories. In addition, there … Continue reading

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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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Apps that showcase your maps

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Configurable app templates and Story Maps are a great way to share your web maps with others. Many of these templates offer tools and capabilities targeted towards specific uses and workflows, and all offer configurable options that don’t require any coding. But sometimes you’ve … Continue reading

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Showcase a map using a single-section Story Map Journal

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A Story Map Journal is an ideal choice when you need lots of maps, media, and text to tell a story. But a simple, single-section Map Journal can be very effective even when you don’t. A single-section Map Journal not … Continue reading

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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

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A web scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the Scene Viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online … Continue reading

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Tip: Minimizing the Scene Viewer UI

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In ArcGIS Online you can create interactive scenes using the Scene Viewer. A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Story Maps from 2017

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As December comes to an end, and with it, 2017, those of us on Esri’s Story Maps team have been left thinking two things: Jeez, that went by fast! And, What a great time to belong to this community of … Continue reading

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College Football Recruitment Maps

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Did you hear about this thing that colleges have football teams now? And at the end of the year some committee decides on the four best, and they play each other? We have to support this or it might not … Continue reading

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