Category: Story Maps

What’s New in Story Maps (June 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. For … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (June 2017)

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ArcGIS Online has just been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This release includes a new enhanced user experience for content management and access, smart mapping in Scene Viewer, new Living Atlas content, and more. For additional information … Continue reading

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Story Maps at the 2017 Esri User Conference

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In about a month, many of you will be making the trip to San Diego for the 2017 Esri User Conference. The Story Maps Team will be at the UC Expo and presenting many sessions and workshops, and we’re excited to meet with … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Published Story Maps

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When you share and promote a story map with the public you want to make sure it stays up and running as long as you intend it to be available. But accidents happen, there’s always a small possibility that you, … Continue reading

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An Important Message About Web Security and Story Maps

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Attention Story Map Authors: Please read this important message as it may require you to take action and change how you build story maps. When you make a story map, you expect it to work and that your audience will … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting embedded apps and web content in Story Maps

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Update: Please also read this post, which contains an important message for story map authors related to web security. Story Maps have become a very useful and engaging communication tool for many organizations. One of the reasons for this is that … Continue reading

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Showing Time in Story Maps

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Time is a theme that appears in many stories. For instance, some interesting story maps that include time show tracking the spread of diseases like Zika or white nose syndrome (which affects bats), finding patterns in where and when car … Continue reading

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Happy Maps

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World Happiness Report  Every year, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases a measure of happiness for surveyed countries, then performs a statistical regression to estimate what factors might drive a sense of happiness up or down. It’s called the … Continue reading

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Ten ways to improve your chances of winning the Esri Storytelling With Maps Contest

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The Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest is open for entries. Here are some quick tips from the Esri Story Maps team for how to make the best impression with your story map, not just with the contest judges but, more … Continue reading

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A Simple Checklist for Nominating Your Maps and Apps into the Living Atlas

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This checklist provides an easy guide for nominating your maps, apps, and data into the Living Atlas of the World. This places your content among the best of ArcGIS Online, making users more likely to choose your authoritative contributions.

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