Tag: Story Maps

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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Launch a Story Map Series at a specific entry

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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

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Launch a Story Map Journal at a specific section

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Story Map Journal is a very popular and versatile story map template, ideal for when you want to combine text with maps and other media. Examples include Mountains of Fire, Atlas for a Changing Planet, and many more found on the … Continue reading

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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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Heat Mapping in Two Simple Steps

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Smart mapping has the capability to create a map based on spatial density, without needing to run extra analysis tools. It’s a valuable method to display your data in new ways and potentially make discoveries that otherwise may have been … Continue reading

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