We have some great news for all WordPress users that use our free Web Maps for WordPress plugin! We are combining ALL of the features that were available from our Pro version into the Free version available in the WordPress plugin directory. The new update gives you custom searching of your ArcGIS Organization for public […]
How much time (and how many clicks) have you, or members of your team spent fiddling with the layer popups of your Web Maps? If it’s more than just a minute or two, you may be missing out on a much better method of doing so!
During times of crisis, emergency, and destructive weather incidents, we look to real-time maps. They are a crucial component in emergency response, disaster monitoring, and reporting. Tools like web GIS, vector maps, open data feeds, and the like are at our disposal. Many useful web resources are available to us to support situational awareness and […]
Getting accurate, timely, and useful information and data about current emergencies like the raging wildfires in the West can be a challenge. After all, there’s many agencies including local, state, and federal governments, volunteer orgs, and other responding agencies that are all providing websites, blogs, webmaps, tweets, and other information to the public. Making sense […]
I have to send a thanks to Esri’s John Nelson @john_m_nelson for the inspiration on this! John recently shared a tutorial that teaches you to create a beautiful “hand drawn” style map of any place of interest for your Dad – a perfect Father’s Day idea! It got me thinking about custom vector basemap styles […]
So, you want to go to school and get that degree – maybe you want to be a Geographer? Well, there’s some great news as a there’s now a webmap that can show you where you can get your degree – The College Map (Beta) #EDU #STEM #GeoEducation.
Sadly, here we go once again with wildfires in the news and the wildfire season is again upon us [California]. Many of you, our friends and colleagues, live, work and play in areas that are prone to extreme heat, winds and wildfires. It is also reassuring to see and hear about some of the great […]
Recall, we recently shared a blog post that prodvided pointers to public wildfire incident updates along with 10 useful wildfire maps and webmaps of interest. Building on this, Esri has just shared details of another new map to help inform the public. Using live data from USGS and Waze, this Esri interactive map visualizes active […]
If you were walking through the main hall at the 2017 ESRIUC you may have noticed an amazing, 30 foot long map on the wall showing the path of the best viewing spots for the 2017, Augut 21 summer eclipse over the USA. An impressive data visualization indeed, however, did you know that there’s also […]
Live Maps (Beta) An ArcGIS Online Configurable App – How to Build A Live Twitter Map (Mariners Example)
As a user of ArcGIS Online, no doubt you may be familiar with configurable apps – a simple way to build and configure an app using pre-built templates (think no code). Using the Live Maps (Beta) webapp, this simple sample web app/map pulls a Twitter feed of the hashtag #Mariners for a pre-defined area, and […]