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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An alternative “View Larger Map”


ArcGIS Online web maps are easy to embed in websites and blogs. To embed your map follow these steps. Step 1. Click Share Step 2. Share the map publicly Step 3. Choose Embed In Website (Note that you can embed … Continue reading

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Six apps to showcase your maps


Configurable app templates and Story Maps are a great way to share your web maps with others. Many of these templates offer tools and capabilities targeted towards specific uses and workflows, and all offer configurable options that don’t require any … 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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Quickly share your map using an app


If you want to share your map with others, using configurable apps is easy, and preferable to sharing using the map viewer. But if you need to share a map quickly, you don’t have to take the extra steps to … Continue reading

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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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