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.
Frequently asked questions
Why would I need ArcGIS StoryMaps?
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.
What are common uses of ArcGIS StoryMaps?
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.
Why are Creator or GIS Professional Basic user type licenses required?
ArcGIS StoryMaps is an app within the ArcGIS system and is only activated at organizations with the Creator or GIS Professional Basic user type. People using the Storyteller user type can create and publish stories and view organizational content in ArcGIS. These authors depend on those with foundational user types to create maps and analyze data to enrich their stories.
Who uses the Storyteller user type?
Anyone in your organization wanting to leverage maps made in the ArcGIS system can use the Storyteller user type. This often includes marketers and business development managers who make data-driven decisions based on geographic information. It is also popular among content creators, like corporate communications professionals and web content authors.
Can I still use classic Esri Story Maps?
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, Mobile Worker, Storyteller, and Insights Analyst) 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.