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Turn a Story Map Journal into a Story Map Blog

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Story Map Journal is one of the more popular and powerful Story Maps, and isĀ ideal when you want to combine narrative text with maps and other embedded content. A Map Journal contains entries, or sections, that users scroll through. Each … Continue reading

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Avoiding copyright infringement in your Story Map

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(by Lynnae Van Voorthuysen, Esri product marketing.) Story Maps often use lots of photos and images. While in the midst of creating a compelling story map, it may seem logical to add some pizazz or fill in a few gaps … Continue reading

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Using My Favorites to streamline Story Map authoring

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Using My Favorites is an easy way to organize maps, layers, and more when you want these items to be easy to find and access. Favorites are particularly useful when you are working on a specific project, including authoring a … Continue reading

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Displaying multiple photos at a single location in a Story Map Tour

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Story Map Tour is a popular story mapĀ that enables you to display photos along with their locations in an interactive map. Examples of map tours include Santa Clara Parks and Pools, Palm Springs Map Tour, and others you’ll find in … Continue reading

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Adding links to captions in your Story Map Tour

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Story Map Tour is a popular story map, presenting a set of photos or videos along with captions, linked to an interactive map. It’s ideal for creating virtual tours, or any collection of places you’d like users to follow in … Continue reading

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Turning a Story Map Series into a Story Map Countdown

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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

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Ten essential steps for Story Map success

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Story Maps are easy to author, but to craft a truly great one you’ll likely need to put in a little extra effort . Like playing a guitar, it’s easy to learn the F, C, G, and E chords and … Continue reading

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Print your Story Map Journal

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While Story Maps don’t currently work in offline mode, with Story Map Journal you can print its contents for use offline, create PDFs, or to add to reports and other documents. Follow these steps to print a Story Map Journal. … Continue reading

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Using Story Map autoplay mode

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Story Maps normally require user interaction; the viewer must click or scroll to advance to the next section, entry, or tour point. But many Story Maps support autoplay mode, where the story advances automatically, and loops when finished. Autoplay mode … Continue reading

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Add images from your local drives to your Story Maps

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Story Maps use photos and images that can be stored in a variety of places. Photos and images you want to use can be stored on your own servers, or using Flickr, Google, and other online repositories. In addition, there … Continue reading

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