Category: Story Maps

Adding and using photos and images in ArcGIS Online

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You can add, share, and manage many types of items in ArcGIS Online. While not specifically intended as a warehouse for photos and other kinds of images, you may find that storing these item types in your account is useful. … Continue reading

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Enterprise meets Entertainment with the #WHERESTHELOVE Campaign

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Both the GIS and entertainment industry carry the power to shine light on social issues. Geographic Information Systems provide understanding by shedding light on specific areas that suffer from multiple, highly interrelated spatial challenges, while the entertainment industry guides and … Continue reading

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“Real Time” Story Map Tours

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Story Map Tour is one a popular Story Map, ideal for presenting a set of photos or other media along with captions, linked to an interactive map. It has been used to author interesting tours such as San Diego Transportation, Palm Springs … Continue reading

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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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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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This story was originally published in July 2016 and was updated with new information in July 2017. We’ve seen Story Map Cascade used to create some great stories about the world’s oceans, scientist Alexander von Humboldt, tourist destinations in Columbia, traveling through Central Asia, … 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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