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Add maps with scale bars to Story Maps

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When you add web maps to your story map, the scale bar is omitted. Why? The scale bar may be unneeded for your story, and the map and its context may provide all you need. Another reason is that at … 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 are stored at URL-based locations (a web address). Photos and images you want to use can be stored on your own servers, or using Flickr, Google, and other online repositories. There are currently … 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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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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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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Displaying multiple photos at a single location in a Story Map Tour

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Story Map Tour is a popular story map 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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Configuring Story Map Journal Legend and Overview Map

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A Story Map Journal is ideal when you want to create an in-depth narrative organized into sections presented in a scrolling side panel. As users scroll through the sections in your Map Journal they see the content associated with each … Continue reading

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

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The 2016 Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest is open for entries and you have until May 23rd to enter. Here are some quick tips from the Esri Story Maps team for how to make the best impression with your story … Continue reading

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Turning 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 is 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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