Category Archives: ArcGIS Online

2019 Land and Water Summit Map Workshop Resources

On March 9, 2019, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By ,, , With Comments Off on 2019 Land and Water Summit Map Workshop Resources

Collection of online resources that were discussed during the Free Mapping Tools for Conservation Property & Easement Monitoring session at the 2019 RI Land & Water Summit.

All about Credits

On May 16, 2018, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, With Comments Off on All about Credits

It’s all about self-management and awareness as described in this ArcGIS Online Blog describing how credits are charged. ESRI’s Five credit management tools and strategies Self-Management and Awareness Enable Credit Budgeting Create a customer role that includes privileges to services needed Combine multiple strategies Monitor members and refine strategy  …

Efficiently Manage your Tags

On June 8, 2017, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , With Comments Off on Efficiently Manage your Tags

The ArcGIS Item Information Tool is able to access your ArcGIS Online items.  Launch the tool and you will be prompted for your ArcGIS Online credentials.  Once logged in, you will see your folder listing of your ArcGIS Online content.  Click on each folder to see the items contained within that folder along…

Story Maps and Web Security

On June 7, 2017, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , , With Comments Off on Story Maps and Web Security

This just came across on the ARCGIS BLOG from ESRI. Story Map apps will require all content placed in an app to use HTTPS in the URL. This switch to HTTPs only will take place later this year. Read ESRI’s detailed BLOG for more information, however the take-way from ESIR is this: immediately adopt the practice…

Editing Shapefiles: ArcGIS Online

On March 23, 2017, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , , With Comments Off on Editing Shapefiles: ArcGIS Online

Scenario:  You have a polygon dataset showing the location of historic cemeteries.  The historic cemetery commission would like to add attributes to this dataset.  The commission does not have an ArcGIS Desktop license; however they do have an internet connection.  Using ArcGIS Online the commission can add attributes to the…

Getting Ready to Use the Collector App

On December 12, 2016, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online,NPS Workflow, By , , With Comments Off on Getting Ready to Use the Collector App

The ability to collect geographically referenced information using your smartphone or tablet is an increasingly popular way to quickly and efficiently collect data. Although there are many different applications that can accomplish this, here we will focus on the Collector App from Esri. This blog posting will focus on the steps necessary…

Embed an App without a title banner

On November 9, 2016, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , With Comments Off on Embed an App without a title banner

Discovered this tidbit today while reading the Fall edition of ArcUser. Have you ever embedded an app within another application or story map?  Have you wanted to remove the title and subtitle section of the embedded piece?  Here is the trick:  Paste the app url into the story map and add &embed at the end and like…

If I Only had a Map

On October 13, 2016, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By , , With Comments Off on If I Only had a Map

If I only had a map Have you been looking to add a mapping component to your project, webpage, blog article but are just overwhelmed with the task?  Do you simply need a way to view a map of your area of interest?  There is an abundance of data and…

Image Hosting Options for Map Tour Application

On October 13, 2016, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Image Hosting Options for Map Tour Application

The Story Map Tour Application requires your photos to be accessible via the internet.  These are some hosting options: Flickr, YouTube,or your own server where the URL location is indicated in .csv OR hosted by ArcGIS Online (subscription only)  Each option presents varying levels of complexity.  Note:  There is an import limitation of 99 points for each Map Tour application….

Placing Pictures on a Map

On October 13, 2016, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By ,, , With Comments Off on Placing Pictures on a Map

First Piece – Pictures We all have tons of pictures and it is highly likely that they are already sitting up in the Cloud.   For the MapTour application to work, your pictures need to be accessible via a URL.  The MapTour is even easier to use if your pictures…