Tag: Story Maps

Story Maps at the Esri User Conference 2014

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Interested in Story Maps? Headed to the Esri User Conference? Then there’s plenty of opportunities for you to learn more, take a closer look at what’s new, and meet Story Map team members. Here’s a compilation of Story Map events … Continue reading

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Story Map Shortlist updated

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The Story Map Shortlist app template has been recently updated using responsive design, providing an optimal viewing experience whether you’re viewing a Shortlist app using a browser, tablet, or phone. Build your Shortlist once, and use it across all devices. … Continue reading

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Customizing the Map Tour Story Map header and color scheme

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Map Tour is a very popular Story Map template, and you’ll find many interesting examples at the story map gallery. Map Tour is a hosted application that appears in the web map template gallery, and can also be launched directly … Continue reading

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Customizing the Shortlist Story Map banner

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Shortlist is a popular story map template application that is ideal for presenting a curated list of points of interest in a particular geographic area. A good example is the Palm Springs Shortlist, featuring fun, food, hotels, and design topics … Continue reading

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Story Map Map Tour updates

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The popular story map map tour hosted application and downloadable source have been recently updated. The updates focus on visual changes to improve the application appearance. Changes include the following: Header fonts and text color The header fonts have been … Continue reading

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Adding Flickr sets to story map map tours

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In a previous post we covered how to add photos from Flickr to your story map map tours. In this post, we’ll add a complete slideshow from a Flickr photo set to a tour stop in an existing tour. This … Continue reading

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Adding PowerPoint presentations to your Story Map Tours

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When someone mentions “presentation” invariably Microsoft’s PowerPoint comes to mind. PowerPoint slides, and even entire presentations, can be easily incorporated into story map map tours, and can provide some extra context for your tour. In this post we’ll cover adding … Continue reading

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Adding audio to your story map map tours

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In previous posts we’ve covered adding websites, videos, and even CityEngine web scenes to story map map tours. In this post we’ll outline how you can add audio to enhance the storytelling experience for viewers of your tours. This example … Continue reading

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Introducing a new map tour workflow

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With recent updates and changes to the ArcGIS for Storytelling website, a new streamlined workflow was introduced for authoring Map Tour story maps. Previous workflows started by authoring a web map first, and then launching the map tour builder from … Continue reading

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An Ocean of Story Maps

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Last update: October 20, 2017 In a prior blog post, I mentioned that for the 2015 Esri Press research monograph Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions, we encouraged the chapter authors to prepare a story map as another way to communicate their … Continue reading

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