Category: Story Maps

What’s New in Story Maps (June 2016)

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ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following enhancements to Esri Story Maps. In this release we are excited to introduce two new storytelling applications that you can use to create story maps to engage your audience in new ways. … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (June 2016)

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ArcGIS Online has just been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This release includes updates and new capabilities for smart mapping, item pages, improvements to the map viewer and scene viewer, updated content, and more. For additional details … Continue reading

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What’s new in the World Imagery Basemap

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A lot! We continue to update the World Imagery basemap with more recent and higher resolution imagery. Our latest release this week adds a significant amount of new and updated content across North America. The updated sub-meter resolution imagery includes … Continue reading

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Using YouTube player parameters in Story Maps

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YouTube videos are easy and straightforward to add to your Story Maps. But if you want more control over the various YouTube player options such as autoplay, looping, starting at a specific time, and more, you can use player parameters. You … Continue reading

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Story Maps at the 2016 Esri User Conference

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In just a few short weeks many of you will be making the trip to San Diego for the 2016 Esri User Conference. The Story Maps team will be in the Showcase Hall to meet with you, and we’ll also … Continue reading

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Add YouTube videos to your Story Map Journal or Story Map Series

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Story Map Journal and Story Map Series are two very popular story map apps, often used to tell stories using text, media and maps. Both Story Map Series and Story Map Journal support adding videos from a variety of sources, … Continue reading

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Add YouTube videos to your Story Map Tour

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Map Tour is a very popular story map template often used to tell stories using photos and other images placed on a map. Map Tour supports the ability to use videos from a variety of sources. Here’s an overview of … Continue reading

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Using Story Maps instead of PowerPoint

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PowerPoint is the standard when it comes to presentations. But if you have to switch back and forth between PowerPoint and live demos, media, or websites, it can be inconvenient and clumsy, not to mention visually jarring and disruptive to … Continue reading

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The World Imagery and World Topographic Maps have been updated with Community Contributions

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New content, expanded coverage and updates to the World Imagery and World Topographic Maps available! The most recent ArcGIS Online basemap release includes new and updated Community Map contributions to the World Imagery and World Topographic Maps. The World Imagery … Continue reading

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Important announcement about sharing Story Maps on Facebook

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This is an important announcement about how story maps are shared on Facebook. What is the issue? Recently there have been some changes to Facebook that have affected how social sharing works in Esri’s Story Maps apps. Sharing on Facebook … Continue reading

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