Tag: app templates

Add tweets using the Public Information template


Twitter is a free social networking microblogging service that allows users to broadcast short posts called tweets. It’s used widely by individuals, as well as federal and local government agencies, organizations, and businesses. Tweets can include location (a user account … Continue reading

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Modify configurable app using custom css

The configuration panel for the Basic Viewer template provides options to customize the appearance of the application to fit your needs. We covered how to configure this app a few months ago in this post.

Occasionally we get requests asking how to make additional customizations like:

  • Change the text color for  the title.
  • Increase the font size for text
  • Modify the font color for the search widget placeholder text

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Using a better map viewer to reach your audience


Note: This blog post contains dated information – please see Six apps to showcase your maps for updated information. The ArcGIS Online map viewer can be used to share maps with a wider audience, but it may not be the … Continue reading

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Customizing the Map Tour Story Map header and color scheme


Map Tour is a very popular Story Map template, and you’ll find many interesting examples at the story map gallery. Map Tour is a hosted application that appears in the web map template gallery, and can also be launched directly … Continue reading

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Who’s Ready for a Makeover?


The Social Media Template, a popular web application template on ArcGIS Online, has been redesigned, made responsive and given a new name. Introducing: the Public Information template (hold applause). Big difference, huh? This is a fully configurable template that allows … Continue reading

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Step-up to the boilerplate


Take some development work off of your plate and get a jump on building ArcGIS API for JavaScript apps by starting with the JavaScript Application Boilerplate. After developing a few ArcGIS Online hosted templates, such as the Social Media and … Continue reading

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Tweet this! Update your apps that use Twitter


ArcGIS Online’s Make a Web Application gallery includes three templates that leverage the Twitter API to add geolocated tweets to your maps. Twitter recently announced updates to their API, and now requires authentication on all Twitter endpoints. For more information … Continue reading

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Be a hero in 15 minutes with story map templates


Story map templates provide a quick and easy way to add more value and meaning to your web maps, and deliver them to a wider audience in interesting applications. Even if you don’t know a thing about JavaScript, you can … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Story Map Templates


Every map tells a story, and you can deliver an enhanced and richer experience by telling your ArcGIS Online web map story using one of the many story map templates. These templates continue to evolve, with new templates coming online … Continue reading

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Publish your custom applications via ArcGIS Online

With the latest update ArcGIS Online added several new configurable templates to the map viewer’s application template gallery. Even more interesting, you also now have the ability to publish your maps in these configurable templates directly from ArcGIS Online.  Let’s take a closer look how.

We’ve signed in to our ArcGIS Online account, and opened a soils map from the ArcGIS Online Gallery. You can use any map that is publicly shared or that you have authored. Below we’ve opened the soils map from the gallery in the ArcGIS.com map viewer:

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