Tag: ArcGIS Online Tip

Using Tags effectively

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Tags can be added to any item, and are a useful way to quickly and easily identify and find specific content that you own, or is found within your organization or ArcGIS Online. There are a number of approaches to … Continue reading

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Put Your Best Thumbnail Forward

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First impressions are important—whether it’s during a job interview, a first meeting with a prospective client, or when you visit a company website. While you shouldn’t necessarily judge a book by its cover, we’re visually oriented and what we see … Continue reading

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Quickly share your map using an app

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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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Add geotagged photos to your web map

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Geotagged photos contain the stored location of where the photo was taken in the image Exif data (metadata). There’s lots of ways to geotag photos; you can capture the location when you take the picture using GPS-enabled cameras, can use … Continue reading

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Apps that showcase your maps

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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 coding. But sometimes you’ve … Continue reading

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Add a locator map to your website

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GIS offers far, far more than just the ability to put the proverbial “dot on a map.” But sometimes, that’s all you need or want to do. Here’s a very simple way to accomplish just that, in a quick minute … Continue reading

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Be somebody (and show your best profile)

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Your ArcGIS Online user profile is how the rest of the world learns about you. It’s also a yardstick for measuring the value and veracity of your shared items and groups. Whether you’re making maps and apps for others in … Continue reading

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Adding and using photos and images in ArcGIS Online

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You can add, share, and manage many types of items in ArcGIS Online. While not specifically intended as a warehouse for photos and other kinds of images, you may find that storing these item types in your account is useful. … Continue reading

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Using images as custom point symbols

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When changing point symbols, you’ll find many different ones to choose from organized in categories. In addition to these symbols, you can use any hosted image as a custom symbol. Using an existing image To use an image as a … Continue reading

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Protecting your ArcGIS Online items

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ArcGIS Online includes features that make it easy to protect your items to ensure that you don’t accidentally break applications, lose track of an original map in the midst of multiple copies, or get unwanted comments. Here’s an overview of … Continue reading

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