Tag: Story Maps

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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How to Combine Color and Size Effectively in Your Maps

Smart mapping allows you to choose two attributes, and show them both within the same map. This is a valuable trick which can showcase your data in new ways, and also display relationships and patterns you might not have seen otherwise. This guide shows examples and steps for getting started with this mapping technique. To follow the detailed version of this guide interactively, visit this story map. Continue reading

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An introduction to hosting your own Story Map

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Esri Story Maps are open source. This means you can download the code for any of the Story Map apps from GitHub, host it on your own server, and even customize it. While the needs of most story map authors … Continue reading

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What’s cooking on the Story Maps Developers’ Corner?

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The Story Maps Developers’ Corner is a great place for developers of all experience levels to learn how to customize Esri’s open-source Story Map apps. The Story Maps team has shared many tips and tricks on the Dev Corner since we announced … Continue reading

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Insights tip: Share your analysis using Story Maps

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Insights for ArcGIS is a great product to use when you need to do analysis, but sometimes just doing the analysis isn’t enough.  Communicating your results with clients and colleagues is often required, and one of the best ways to … Continue reading

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Adding a map to the side panel in Story Map Journal or Series

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Anyone who has created a Story Map Journal or Story Map Series knows that a web map can be used in the main stage, but this post covers another way to use maps in these types of stories — adding … Continue reading

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Using Your Organization’s Shared Theme in Story Maps

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A shared theme is a new feature of the March 2017 release of ArcGIS Online that allows administrators to configure a logo and color palette for consistent branding of configurable apps created by members of their organization. This post will … Continue reading

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Story Maps at the 2017 Esri Partner Conference and DevSummit

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While we’re putting the finishing touches on a software release this week, the Story Maps Team is also preparing to see many of you in Palm Springs next week at the 2017 Esri Partner Conference and Developer Summit. We have … Continue reading

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