5 Tools to Help Make your ArcGIS Online Admin Job Easy!

Admin Tools for ArcGIS Online is consistently a TOP app in the ArcGIS marketplace. We like to think the success of the tools has largely been the result of the community input and user contributed suggestions received  from GIS professionals around the World.  

To support our users we are constantly improving, enhancing, updating the tools, adding functionality that YOU are asking for. Most recently, Admin Tools was updated to  R 1.1. These updates addressed several fixes, added some features. This made the Tools even more useful and valuable to our growing user base (now more than 4,000+ organizations strong). We share a few examples of handy tool tips along with some user feedback.

So, let us have a quick look at 5 of the Tools to Help ArcGIS Online Admins:

Bulk Update Content Status as Authoritative or Deprecated – Set content status for items as Authoritative or Deprecated is very simple and will help to maintain the integrity of your data warehouse.

Filter / Search content by Content Status (Authoritative/Deprecated) – Filtering now filters content by Content Status (Authoritative/Deprecated), an additional way to search your data holdings.

Update thumbnail images

Having custom thumbnail images is important for keeping your data organized, as well as a great idea for branding and to help users of AGOL who are searching for maps, data and apps. The latest update to this tool supports Living Atlas data and sizes your thumbnails accordingly.

admin tools thumbnails

Clone Items to Organization – Fixed issue where cloning web maps with multiple feature layers contained feature layers with incorrect layer indexes (See more about cloning)

Clone with Admin Tools


Resize Map Extents – Imagine this, you’ve created a number of maps and apps, however, the extents of the project area or area of interest has chamged. Now you can easily and quickly alter the extents of your maps and apps using this Tool

admin tools map extents

BONUS: Changelog

Keep track of what’s new, updated, or fixed i Admin Tools with the Change log. Since the Tools run as  SAS, you’ll always be up to date and informed of anything that is new or added.

admin tools change log

Want more? The 10 Most Frequently Used Tools Supporting ArcGIS Online Administrators

What Users are Saying…

Sam (Florida) – “I installed it to find out what users were signed up as PROVIDER = arcgis vs PROVIDER = enterprise. Worked great using the export users to csv. It really helped me solve an issue quickly.”

Jeffery, AGOL Administrator – “the item export functions will be helpful for backing up items, and I can envision the clone tools being useful if/when we create a public-facing (anonymous access) organization.”

Jack, State of IL – “The tool to export our list of users was exactly what I needed.”

Interested in Trying Admin Tools?

Admin tools is designed to result in considerable time savings for users, easily enabling customers of the Professional version to quickly justify the small expense. Admin Tools provides some 60+ tools (90% of these tools are bundled in the Free version) that greatly simplify routine tasks. Admin Tools is available to GIS administrators and other GIS professionals in Free, Pro, and for Portal (enterprise, on-premise) and can be found in the ArcGIS marketplace (marketplace.arcgis.com). See more at http://www.geo-jobe.com/admin-tools/

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