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 RSS Story Maps Developers' Corner: An introduction to hosting your own Story Map

RSS posted on behalf of GeoNet : All Content - Story Maps 3 years ago

    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 story map authors will be served using the versions of these apps that are hosted on ArcGIS Online (or Portal for ArcGIS), there are a few reasons to consider hosting the code for an app yourself. This article covers why you might host a Story Map app, how an app works when it runs on your server, and step-by-step instructions for hosting your first app.




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    > An introduction to hosting your own Story Map






    Here's a custom styled Story Map Tour by Kent Anness at the Commonwealth of Kentucky Office of Technology, Division of Geographic Information (DGI). The customized header with the graphical text and background is an example of the sort of customization you can do by downloading the source code for an app.


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