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Producing a Story Map in Multiple Languages

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Authors sometimes need to publish a story map in more than one language to effectively reach everyone in their intended audience. For example, employees of governments with two official languages may be required to publish content in both languages. Below … Continue reading

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Producing the “Big Dams” Story Map

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Last week the Esri story maps team published “Big Dams: Boon or Bane?” featuring a gallery of the world’s largest dams. Although our team’s main role is to create and update Story Map apps for the benefit of our growing … Continue reading

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Optimize a Cascade Story for Mobile Readers

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There’s a new feature in Story Map Cascade for the June 2017 release that helps you improve your story maps for mobile readers. You can now add alternate images that are shown on mobile devices in place of more complex media types, … Continue reading

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What’s New in Story Maps (June 2017)

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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. For … Continue reading

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Story Maps at the 2017 Esri User Conference

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In about a month, many of you will be making the trip to San Diego for the 2017 Esri User Conference. The Story Maps Team will be at the UC Expo and presenting many sessions and workshops, and we’re excited to meet with … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Published Story Maps

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When you share and promote a story map with the public you want to make sure it stays up and running as long as you intend it to be available. But accidents happen, there’s always a small possibility that you, … Continue reading

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An Important Message About Web Security and Story Maps

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Attention Story Map Authors: Please read this important message as it may require you to take action and change how you build story maps. When you make a story map, you expect it to work and that your audience will … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting embedded apps and web content in Story Maps

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Update: Please also read this post, which contains an important message for story map authors related to web security. Story Maps have become a very useful and engaging communication tool for many organizations. One of the reasons for this is that … Continue reading

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Showing Time in Story Maps

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Time is a theme that appears in many stories. For instance, some interesting story maps that include time show tracking the spread of diseases like Zika or white nose syndrome (which affects bats), finding patterns in where and when car … 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 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

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