I want to create a Story map that contains a web map hosted on ArcGIS Online and use ArcGIS Online to host my images.
1) If I try creating the Story Map from the web map (via the Share/Create WebMap), it appears to be looking for a file within that webmap that has the map tour points "The application cannot determine the appropriate name, caption or color data. Please select the fields to be used here. These settings can be changed at a later time." and I am unable to bypass this.
2) If I try creating the Story Map from the storymaps.arcgis.com website, it gives me the option to create a feature service to host the map tour points, but I can't figure out how change the base map to my web map.
My work around is to start creating a story map via #2 above so that it creates a map tour point feature service. Then I add that feature service to my web map and create the story map via #1. Is there a better way to do this?