For those new to this series, "This Week's Picks" is a (loosely) biweekly blog where I share some of my favorite ArcGIS Online content with you.
If you are interested in earlier posts, they’re archived here: This Week's Picks - ArcGIS Online: Archive
It's the time of year for resolutions, goals, and new beginnings. But for This Week's Picks we are not quite ready to begin 2020 yet, and wanted to highlight the most viewed ArcGIS Online Content of 2019. This list excludes the "What's New" and Map Viewer Beta posts. Thanks to Kelly Gerrow for suggesting this idea.
Most Viewed ArcGIS Blogs in 2019
In 2019, the most popular blogs tended to cover map authoring workflows:
- Heat Mapping in Two Simple Steps
- Adding and using photos and images in ArcGIS Online
- Visualizing population migration by where people filed their taxes
- Create Custom Field Calculations Using Arcade Expressions
- Using images as custom point symbols
- Combining Arcade and HTML for a Real-life Pop-up Display
Most Viewed GeoNet Blogs in 2019 (estimated)
The most popular GeoNet Blogs in 2019 continue the theme of map authoring workflows, with some administrative flavors mixed in:
- Conditional Field display with Arcade in Pop Ups
- Overlapping Features in Pop-Ups Quick Introduction to Using FeatureSets with Arcade
- ArcGIS Online Implementation Guide
- Show Attachments in Pop-ups with Arcade Expressions
- How to be an ArcGIS Online Administrator
- This Week's Picks - ArcGIS Online: Archive
Most Viewed Tech-focused YouTube Videos (estimated, unranked)
Web Map and app authoring is present again here, but more focused on the data side of things:
- From Data to Apps in 60 Minutes Or Less | Part 1 - YouTube
- From Data to Apps in 60 Minutes Or Less | Part 2 - YouTube
- From Data to Apps in 60 Minutes Or Less | Part 3 - YouTube
- ArcGIS Online: Best Practices for High Demand Layers - YouTube
- FAQ: Date and Time in ArcGIS Online - YouTube
I hope the above picks provided a bit of insight into what content was popular in 2019! Let me know in the comments below if there are any outstanding questions. Thanks for reading and stay tuned for This Week's Picks - ArcGIS Enterprise and This Week's Picks - ArcGIS Pro.
Happy new year and see you again in a couple weeks!