Category: Story Maps

Using Living Atlas subscriber content in public maps and apps

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The Living Atlas of the World is a collection of thousands of maps, data, imagery, tools, and apps produced by Esri and its partners, as well as ArcGIS users worldwide. It is a curated subset of ArcGIS Online items contributed and maintained … Continue reading

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Using Your Organization’s Shared Theme in Story Maps

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A shared theme is a new feature of the March 2017 release of ArcGIS Online that allows administrators to configure a logo and color palette for consistent branding of configurable apps created by members of their organization. This post will … Continue reading

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The Weird World of a Cartographer’s Brain -and Basketball

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What we choose to watch on TV says a lot about who we are and what we’re into. Of course viewing preferences between different sports will have a strong regional pattern, but what about the more subtle difference of preferring the … Continue reading

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What’s New in Story Maps (March 2017)

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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 was recently updated with many new features and enhancements. … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (March 2017)

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ArcGIS Online has just been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This release includes new capabilities for organization administration, and also includes enhancements and updates to the Living Atlas and other areas as detailed below. For additional information … Continue reading

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Story Maps at the 2017 Esri Partner Conference and DevSummit

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While we’re putting the finishing touches on a software release this week, the Story Maps Team is also preparing to see many of you in Palm Springs next week at the 2017 Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit. We have … Continue reading

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Using Story Map Journal Story Actions

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A Story Map Journal is an ideal choice when you want to combine narrative text with maps, media, and other embedded content to tell a story. A Map Journal contains entries, or sections, that viewers scroll through. Each section is … Continue reading

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Add maps with scale bars to Story Maps

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When you add web maps to your story map, the scale bar is omitted. Why? The scale bar may be unneeded for your story, and the map and its context may provide all you need. Another reason is that at … Continue reading

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Twelve things you didn’t know you could do with Story Maps

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Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with text, images, and multimedia content, and make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. Story Maps can be used for a wide variety of purposes; … Continue reading

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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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