Category: Story Maps

Customizing the Map Tour Story Map header and color scheme

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Map Tour is a very popular Story Map template, and you’ll find many interesting examples at the story map gallery. Map Tour is a hosted application that appears in the web map template gallery, and can also be launched directly … Continue reading

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Customizing the Shortlist Story Map banner

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Shortlist is a popular story map template application that is ideal for presenting a curated list of points of interest in a particular geographic area. A good example is the Palm Springs Shortlist, featuring fun, food, hotels, and design topics … Continue reading

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Story Map Map Tour updates

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The popular story map map tour hosted application and downloadable source have been recently updated. The updates focus on visual changes to improve the application appearance. Changes include the following: Header fonts and text color The header fonts have been … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (March 2014)

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It’s time to refresh your browser - ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This update includes changes and additions for administering organizations, web map templates, and more. It also includes new data and map services … Continue reading

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Adding Flickr sets to story map map tours

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In a previous post we covered how to add photos from Flickr to your story map map tours. In this post, we’ll add a complete slideshow from a Flickr photo set to a tour stop in an existing tour. This … Continue reading

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Adding PowerPoint presentations to your Story Map Tours

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When someone mentions “presentation” invariably Microsoft’s PowerPoint comes to mind. PowerPoint slides, and even entire presentations, can be easily incorporated into story map map tours, and can provide some extra context for your tour. In this post we’ll cover adding … Continue reading

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Adding audio to your story map map tours

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In previous posts we’ve covered adding websites, videos, and even CityEngine web scenes to story map map tours. In this post we’ll outline how you can add audio to enhance the storytelling experience for viewers of your tours. This example … Continue reading

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Introducing a new map tour workflow

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With recent updates and changes to the ArcGIS for Storytelling website, a new streamlined workflow was introduced for authoring Map Tour story maps. Previous workflows started by authoring a web map first, and then launching the map tour builder from … Continue reading

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Adding CityEngine web scenes to your story map map tours

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There’s all sorts of things you can add to your story map map tours, and we’ve covered adding videos and adding websites in previous posts. In this post we’ll venture into the realm of 3D visualization, and outline how you … Continue reading

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Adding websites to your story map map tours

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In a recent post we outlined how you can add videos to your story map using the map tour builder. In addition to photos and videos, you can also add websites and other HTML documents. In this post we’ll take … Continue reading

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