Category: Story Maps

An introduction to hosting your own Story Map

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Esri Story Maps are open source. This means you can download the code for any of the Story Map apps from GitHub, host it on your own server, and even customize it. While the needs of most story map authors … Continue reading

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What’s cooking on the Story Maps Developers’ Corner?

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The Story Maps Developers’ Corner is a great place for developers of all experience levels to learn how to customize Esri’s open-source Story Map apps. The Story Maps team has shared many tips and tricks on the Dev Corner since we announced … Continue reading

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Insights tip: Share your analysis using Story Maps

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Insights for ArcGIS is a great product to use when you need to do analysis, but sometimes just doing the analysis isn’t enough.  Communicating your results with clients and colleagues is often required, and one of the best ways to … Continue reading

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Adding a map to the side panel in Story Map Journal or Series

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Anyone who has created a Story Map Journal or Story Map Series knows that a web map can be used in the main stage, but this post covers another way to use maps in these types of stories — adding … Continue reading

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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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