Tag: Story Map Series

Launch a Story Map Series at a specific entry

sms-10

Story Map Series is a very useful story map template, ideal for presenting a series of maps and media sequentially using several different layout options: tabs, numbered bullets, or an expandable side accordion. Examples include Protecting Idaho’s Waters, Fast Food Nation, and … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

What’s New in Story Maps (March 2017)

Story Maps

Esri Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. ArcGIS Online was recently updated with many new features and enhancements. … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

What’s New in Story Maps (December 2016)

StoryMaps128

Esri Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. ArcGIS Online has been updated with new capabilities for hosted web … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Picasa and Google Photos: What story map authors need to know

StoryMapsGoogle

UPDATE: This post was originally published on May 27, 2016. It was revised on Sept 13, 2016 with new information. You may have heard that Google is retiring Picasa and transitioning its cloud photo hosting services to Google Photos. You also … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Using YouTube player parameters in Story Maps

bern-storymaps

YouTube videos are easy and straightforward to add to your Story Maps. But if you want more control over the various YouTube player options such as autoplay, looping, starting at a specific time, and more, you can use player parameters. You … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Add YouTube videos to your Story Map Journal or Story Map Series

bern-storymaps

Story Map Journal and Story Map Series are two very popular story map apps, often used to tell stories using text, media and maps. Both Story Map Series and Story Map Journal support adding videos from a variety of sources, … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Ten ways to improve your chances of winning the Esri Storytelling With Maps Contest

bern-storymaps2

The Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest is open for entries. Here are some quick tips from the Esri Story Maps team for how to make the best impression with your story map, not just with the contest judges but, more … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Turning a Story Map Series into a Story Map Countdown

bern-storymaps

Story Map Series is one of the more popular Story Maps, enabling you to present a series of maps via tabs, numbered bullets, or an expandable side accordion. In addition to maps, you can include images, video,and web content in … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Embedding apps and websites in Story Maps

SocialMedia_Misc_StoryMaps

Story Maps have become a very useful and engaging communication tool for many organizations. One of the reasons for this is that Story Maps can contain many types of rich, interactive content like web maps and 3D scenes, videos, web pages, … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Adding Flickr albums to Story Maps

bern-storymaps

Flickr is a very popular photo sharing site with many millions of users. One of its features is an album, letting you organize photos by category or theme. Album contents can be viewed using auto-slideshow mode, or click-to-advance. Follow these … Continue reading

Posted in ArcGIS Online, Story Maps | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments