Category: Story Maps

Create a Story Map Tour using a spreadsheet

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A popular Story Map is the Story Map Tour, used for Palm Springs Map Tour, San Diego Transportation Innovations, and many other interesting stories. This app is ideal when you want to present a linear, place-based narrative featuring images or videos. … Continue reading

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Displaying multiple photos at a single location in a Story Map Tour

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Story Map Tour is a popular story map that enables you to display photos along with their locations in an interactive map. Examples of map tours include Santa Clara Parks and Pools, Palm Springs Map Tour, and others you’ll find in … Continue reading

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Adding links to captions in your Story Map Tour

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Story Map Tour is a popular story map, presenting a set of photos or videos along with captions, linked to an interactive map. It’s ideal for creating virtual tours, or any collection of places you’d like users to follow in … Continue reading

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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

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A 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 application. … Continue reading

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Embedding a Story Map within a Story Map

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Embedded maps and media are an inherent and essential part of any story map. But in certain cases you may want to embed more than just a map—you may want to embed another story map to help tell your story. … Continue reading

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Tips for creating a great Cascade story map

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Since Story Map Cascade was released a few weeks ago we’ve already seen it used to create some great stories about the world’s oceans, scientist Alexander von Humboldt, tourist destinations in Columbia, traveling through Central Asia, and even what’s new in smart mapping. … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Immersive Sections

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In this installment in the series about using the Story Map Cascade builder you’ll see how to create an engaging immersive section. Immersive sections lock into place as readers scroll through a Cascade story, and as they continue to scroll narrative … Continue reading

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Configuring Story Map Journal Legend and Overview Map

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A Story Map Journal is ideal when you want to create an in-depth narrative organized into sections presented in a scrolling side panel. As users scroll through the sections in your Map Journal they see the content associated with each … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Configuring Media

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This post in the series on using the Story Map Cascade builder focuses on configuring media. Configuring how media items (particularly maps and scenes) are displayed in your story is a critical storytelling feature of Esri’s Story Map apps. This helps elevate your … Continue reading

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Using the Story Map Cascade Builder: Searching for photos on Flickr

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This is the next entry in a series of posts on using the Story Map Cascade builder. In this post you’ll learn about a helpful feature in the Media Picker that lets you search for photos on Flickr. Being able to search Flickr is helpful … Continue reading

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