• Story Maps Developers' Corner: Adding Image Hyperlinks to a Cascade

    Cooper Thomas writes:    The current version of the Story Map Cascade Builder doesn't support making images clickable, so you can turn them into buttons. However if you want to do this, it can be done by ed...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: Optimize a Cascade Story for Mobile Readers

    Owen Evans writes:   You can improve how your Cascade stories perform when they are viewed on mobile devices by adding alternate images. These images are shown on mobile devices in place of more complex med...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: What's New in Story Maps in ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5.1

    ArcGIS Enterprise is a complete platform for mapping and analysis that allows organizations to easily manage their location-enabled data and host a browser-based GIS using their own IT infrastructure.  ...
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  • Story Maps Developers' Corner: Customizing the theme and fonts in Cascade

    Owen Evans writes:   The June 2017 release of Story Map Cascade has a new dark theme and font options for the titles and body text in your story. These options are available in the Story Map Cascade Builder...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: What's New in Story Maps (June 2017)

    ArcGIS Online was updated last night (June 27th) and as usual it includes enhancements and bug fixes for Story Maps!   Most of the enhancements are in Story Map Cascade, our increasingly popular full page scroll...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: Troubleshooting embedded apps and web content in Story Maps

    Owen Evans writes:   In a separate blog post we outlined some best practices and recommendations about embedding apps and other web content in your story maps. If you’ve decided that embedding an app ...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: Showing Time in Story Maps

    Owen Evans writes:   Time is a theme that appears in many stories. To show time in a story map you first need to publish or find layers that show temporal data and add them to a web map. There are several ways t...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: How to Combine Color and Size Effectively in Your Maps

    Lisa Berry writes:   Smart mapping allows you to choose two attributes, and show them both within the same map. This is a valuable trick which can showcase your data in new ways, and also display relationships a...
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  • Story Maps Developers' Corner: An introduction to hosting your own Story Map

    Owen Evans writes...   The Esri Story Maps apps are open source. This means you can download the code for any Story Map app from GitHub, host it on your own server, and even customize it. While the needs of most...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: How to Make Smart Color Choices in Your Maps

    Lisa Berry writes:   As the map-maker, you are the most valuable tool when creating a narrative around your data. An important way to get the intended reaction out of your audience is to be conscious about what ...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: Using Your Organization’s Shared Theme in Story Maps

    Owen Evans writes:   A shared theme is a new feature of the March 2017 release of ArcGIS Online that allows administrators to configure a logo and color palette for consistent branding of configurable apps creat...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: What's New in Story Maps (March 2017)

    ArcGIS Online has been updated, which includes enhancements to Story Maps!   Check out what's new in Story Maps as part of last night's ArcGIS Online update. Story Map Cascade is out of beta and has beautif...
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  • Story Maps Developers' Corner: Dynamically Load a Mobile-Optimized Version of your Story Map

    Esri Story Maps team member and cartographer Cooper Thomas writes:   All of the Story Map apps are optimized for mobile devices and feature responsive layouts. Occasionally, however, you may wish to present...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: Add your organization logo and website link to your story maps

    By default, all story maps include an Esri logo, with a link to the Esri website, located somewhere in the header or opening section. Also by default the text string “A story map” is included in the header...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: Tips for embedding Cascade story maps on your website

    Embedding your story map on your website is one of the best ways to showcase your work and ensure your story reaches your intended audience. We’ve already provided lots of helpful tips that apply to embeddi...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: Add images from your local drives to your Story Maps

    Story Maps use photos and images that are stored at URL-based locations (a web address). Photos and images you want to use can be stored on your own servers, or using Flickr, Google, and other online repositories. The...
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  • More things you can do with Story Maps

    Previously there were 9, and now there are 12. The newest addition to the growing list of things you can do with a Story Map is publish a newsletter. This example, from the VDOT GIS User Group, uses a Story Map Cascad...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: What's New in Story Maps (Dec 2016)

    ArcGIS Online has been updated, which includes enhancements to Story Maps!   Story Map Journal and Story Map Series now support dragging and dropping local images from your computer directly into your stories as...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: How to Smart Map in 3 Easy Steps

    Our colleague Lisa Berry wrote this blog post about Smart Mapping in ArcGIS Online and also made an accompanying tutorial using the Story Map Cascade app. Using Smart Mapping enables people to make great maps. Read o...
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  • ArcGIS Blog: See the "How to Cascade" Guides

    Creating a Story Map Cascade? Don't miss John Nelson's 'How to Cascade' guides that show you how to author great looking Cascade stories. Each guide was created by John using Story Map Cascade too! And tend to feature...
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