Using effective titles and subtitles in your story maps


As a story map author there’s lots of little things to consider which, when summed, can make a big difference in attracting an audience to your stories. After the initial visual impression, the title and subtitle are usually the first … Continue reading

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Just in Time for the Holidays – Living Atlas Updates to Streets and Topographic Maps!


Updates to the Streets and Topographic Maps Available! This release incorporates new and updated content to the World Street Map and the World Topographic Map for federal lands, cities and counties in the United States, and select locations in Australia, Canada, and South … Continue reading

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Map the world with Esri Maps for Office

Screenshot of Maps for Office showing the countries of the world on a map.

Have you ever wanted an easy-to-use map of countries around the world? You don’t have to be a GIS guru to make maps with Esri Maps for Office – an add-in that provides the mapping power of the ArcGIS platform within … Continue reading

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World Imagery Updated Globally and Locally


ArcGIS Online imagery basemap was updated to include more recent global imagery, initial states of 2015 NAIP imagery, new contributor content, and additional imagery at the newly expanded largest map scales. The Arctic Imagery basemap was also updated. View this … Continue reading

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December 2015 Local Government, State Government & Utilities Solutions Updates


The December 2015 release of ArcGIS Solutions for Local Government, State Government and Utilities includes 7 new solution releases, 3 solution updates, 2 information model updates and 5 solutions that have entered the Mature lifecycle phase. New Solutions Election Results is … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Story Map Tips


You’ll be pleased to know the Twelve Places of Christmas story map is not the only gift the Story Maps team got you this season. Below are 12 tips for making better story maps to help you ring in the new … Continue reading

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Using Story Map Journal Main Stage Actions


A Story Map Journal is an ideal choice when you want to combine narrative text with maps, media, and other embedded content to tell a story. A Map Journal contains entries, or sections, that viewers scroll through. Each section is … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the ArcGIS Pro Team


Bringing holiday cheer with ArcGIS Pro and the Pro SDK.  At the annual ArcGIS Pro Team Christmas Party, each team created and decorated their own Christmas tree in a unique way.  The Pro SDK team created a virtual entry this … Continue reading

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ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0 beta 3 released


We are excited to announce that beta 3 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0 is now available. The following are some of the highlights of this release.

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2013, 2014 Retail MarketPlace and Business Summary Maps Will Be Retired on Dec 31, 2015


The 2013 and 2014 Retail MarketPlace and Business Summary map services will be moved to retired status and become unavailable on December 31, 2015. Esri recommends updating to the 2015 services, layers, and web maps listed below, as soon as … Continue reading

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