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FAQ: Is it possible to plot GeoRSS feeds on a map using ArcWeb Explorer JavaScript?

Question

Is it possible to plot GeoRSS feeds on a map using ArcWeb Explorer JavaScript?

Answer

Yes, it is possible to plot Geographically Encoded Objects for Really Simple Syndication (GeoRSS) feeds on a map using ArcWeb Explorer JavaScript 1.0 API. GeoRSS is metadata for RSS documents that describes the location of Web content.

Enter a GeoRSS URL in the ArcWeb Explorer Find widget.

Note:
To use the Find widget, Open ArcWeb Explorer and click Find on the top banner of the application interface.

Replace 'http' at the beginning of the URL with 'feed'.

Example: feed://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/catalogs/eqs7day-M5.xml

See Related Information for details on W3C Basic Geo Vocabulary and GeoRSS standard supported in AWX JavaScript 1.0 API.

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