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…

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…

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…

ArcGIS Online – Story Map Management

On September 26, 2016, Posted by , In ArcGIS Online, By ,, , With Comments Off on ArcGIS Online – Story Map Management

Check out this new website, My Stories.  This website provides an easy way to manage your story maps.  Once logged in, using your public or organizational account, you will see each of your story maps listed.  You will also see the web maps that are feeding your story map and the…