Tag: Story Map Tour

Launch a Story Map Tour at a specific tour stop

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Story Map Tour is one of the more popular Esri story map templates. It’s useful when you want to present a set of photos or videos along with captions, linked to an interactive map. It’s ideal for walking tours or … Continue reading

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Using Flickr photos in a Story Map Tour

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Story Map Tour is among the most popular story maps, ideal when you want to present a linear, place-based narrative featuring images or videos. Each “story point” in the narrative is geo-located. Viewers have the option of clicking sequentially through … 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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Picasa and Google Photos: What story map authors need to know

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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

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“Real Time” Story Map Tours

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Story Map Tour is one a popular Story Map, ideal for presenting a set of photos or other media along with captions, linked to an interactive map. It has been used to author interesting tours such as San Diego Transportation, Palm Springs … Continue reading

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Create a Story Map Tour using a spreadsheet

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A popular Story Map is the Story Map Tour, used for Palm Springs Map Tour, San Diego Transportation Innovations, and many other interesting stories. This app is ideal when you want to present a linear, place-based narrative featuring images or videos. … 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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Add YouTube videos to your Story Map Tour

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Map Tour is a very popular story map template often used to tell stories using photos and other images placed on a map. Map Tour supports the ability to use videos from a variety of sources. Here’s an overview of … Continue reading

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Adding Flickr albums to Story Maps

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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

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Who says building native apps has to be challenging?

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If you want the best user experience for your maps – online/offline use, responsiveness and personalization – there is nothing like building your own native mobile applications. Traditionally, building native apps has been challenging. First off, you needed to be … Continue reading

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