What Kind of Data is Available in ArcGIS Online?

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By Christian Harder and Clint Brown. Hunting down good data used to involve a lot of work just to get a GIS project started. These days, using ready-made basemaps and authenticated data from ArcGIS Online, GIS analysts are able to … Continue reading

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Send email from web map pop-ups

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Email can be sent directly from web map pop-ups using pop-up configurations. Which configuration approach is best will be determined by how the email addresses are stored in the layer attributes. This post shows you how to send an email … Continue reading

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Upgrade ArcGIS Enterprise using ArcGIS Enterprise Builder

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At 10.5.1 we introduced the ArcGIS Enterprise Builder – a wizard-based installer/configuration tool that sets up a base ArcGIS Enterprise deployment from soup to nuts, all-in-one on a single machine. Think of the Builder as your “easy button” for getting … Continue reading

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How To Make This Physical Map of Wyoming For Some Reason

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This is a physical map of the beautiful US state of Wyoming. And here is a quick cheat sheet of its elements: And here is this blog post in fast-forward: Let’s take a closer look at this cartographic process in … Continue reading

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A world tour of ArcGIS Hub sites

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Governments are undergoing an inspiring transformation to modernize and build open, responsive, and collaborative digital tools that support the decisions and lives of residents around the world. ArcGIS Hub shares open data and apps from over 2,000 organizations around the … Continue reading

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Improved User Experience with the Updated ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World Website

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The ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World website has been redesigned to make learning, using, and contributing to the Living Atlas effortless. In addition to improving search, three new pages were added to the website: Browse, Apps, and Blogs. The … Continue reading

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Turn a Story Map Journal into a Story Map Blog

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Story Map Journal is one of the more popular and powerful Story Maps, and is ideal when you want to combine narrative text with maps and other embedded content. A Map Journal contains entries, or sections, that users scroll through. Each … Continue reading

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Avoiding copyright infringement in your Story Map

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(by Lynnae Van Voorthuysen, Esri product marketing.) Story Maps often use lots of photos and images. While in the midst of creating a compelling story map, it may seem logical to add some pizazz or fill in a few gaps … Continue reading

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Using My Favorites to streamline Story Map authoring

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Using My Favorites is an easy way to organize maps, layers, and more when you want these items to be easy to find and access. Favorites are particularly useful when you are working on a specific project, including authoring a … Continue reading

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Organize your online life using favorites

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There are a variety of ways that you can organize content you frequently use, or gather maps and layers that you are using for a project and want to keep readily accessible. Groups are one way to organize items. But favorites … Continue reading

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