Using the cascade story map template, is there a way to place hyperlink text in the first slide and have it link to other parts of the story?
There's not a way to link to sections from the cover page. You can define Bookmarks that appear in the header of your Cascade once people start scrolling down through your Cascade, like you see in this example: https://ncc-ccn.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=68823c9a37844c9b8e8d1981250d8599
To specify bookmarks for your Cascade, choose Settings > Bookmarks.
Bookmarks don't appear on the cover page by design, to keep that page simple and uncluttered, so people only see the bookmark navigation when they have decided to start reading your story.
Thanks very much for your reply, that's very useful!
I noticed in your example that the 'schedule' section is set up like a timeline wherein you can select and navigate to different dates at the bottom. This section is also compatible with internet explorer whereas the bookmarks are not.
Do you know how this was done?
Thanks so much,
Your Cascade bookmarks should be viewable on Internet Explorer 11 with no problem when you or your audience view your Cascade story. Let us know (in a separate thread if possible) if you are seeing any issues with viewing bookmarks on IE 11. Earlier versions of IE are not supported for viewing Story Map Cascades ( Frequently Asked Questions | Story Maps ), and IE 11 isn't currently supported for authoring Cascades in our current beta.
I believe the timeline in that section was created with a third party tool: https://timeline.knightlab.com/ and then embeded in the Cascade story.
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