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Story Map Tour

Story Map Tour app

The Story Map Tour app template allows you to deploy an app featuring a web map, geotagged images or videos, captions, and a thumbnail carousel. This application is ideal for presenting a sequential, place-based narrative, such as a walking tour, or any series of locations you would like your users to follow in sequence. This app template includes an interactive builder to help you create your story map.

For more information, see Story Map Tour on the Story Maps website.


The feature layer in the web map you use in this application must have a specific schema. This schema can be generated via the builder or you can build the tour data prior to publishing.

You must have Internet access to use external images, videos, or web pages in the application.

You must have publishing privileges to upload images from your desktop.

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