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ArcGIS StoryMaps Pricing

Create inspiring, immersive stories by combining text, interactive maps, and other multimedia content with ArcGIS StoryMaps. Publish and share your story with people in your organization or everyone around the world.

To get started with ArcGIS StoryMaps, the Creator or GIS Professional Basic user type is required.

Create and share stories

The Creator user type, a foundational user type, allows users to create maps, perform spatial analyses, and share their results in a variety of ready-to-use apps including ArcGIS StoryMaps. Since a foundational user type is required to activate and administer ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise, this is the most common way organizations get started with ArcGIS StoryMaps. 

Make and share advanced GIS content

The GIS Professional Basic user type, a foundational user type, allows users to build advanced maps and perform visualizations and analyses using ArcGIS Pro, the professional desktop GIS software. ArcGIS Pro also includes ArcGIS StoryMaps, which easily allows advanced users to share results with stakeholders.

Frequently asked questions

At the heart of every story is where it happens, and maps illustrate locations easily. With its easy-to-use interface, storytellers around the world rely on ArcGIS StoryMaps to help transport readers to any place at any time.

Our creative customers use ArcGIS StoryMaps to make thousands of stories every day. These range from presentations and annual reports to blogs and virtual tours. Here are some other examples to explore.

ArcGIS StoryMaps is an app within the ArcGIS system and is only activated at organizations with the Creator or GIS Professional Basic user type.

Yes, until 2024, you can use classic Esri Story Maps. After that time, the stories will remain available for viewing only. During this transition phase, it is a great time to try ArcGIS StoryMaps, as it offers the features users love in Esri Story Maps and much more. Learn more about the move to ArcGIS StoryMaps.

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Requires foundational user type

What does "requires foundational user type" mean?

User types provide a flexible way for people to license the capabilities and apps they need to do their work in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise.

Every subscription requires at least one foundational user type to activate and administer ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise. Creator and GIS Professional are foundational user types.

All dependent user types (Viewer, Editor, and Mobile Worker) must be purchased with at least one foundational user type or added to an existing organization. Dependent user types rely on a foundational user type to activate and administer ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise.

Add a foundational user type

Creator: Purchasing the Creator user type helps users get started with ArcGIS Online. Create maps, perform spatial analyses, and share results with stakeholders in a variety of ready-to-use apps.

GIS Professional: The GIS Professional user type includes ArcGIS Pro, the world's leading GIS software, and full access to ArcGIS Online. 

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