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Is it possible to add an ArcGIS Survey123 form to a Story Map journal?

Last Published: May 12, 2022


Yes, the ArcGIS Story Map Journal application allows an ArcGIS Survey123 form to be embedded in the side panel. Embedding a survey form in a story map allows authors to collect responses from readers of the story map. To embed a survey, follow the instructions provided below:

  1. Create and publish a survey in the ArcGIS Survey123 website or ArcGIS Survey123 Connect. Refer to ArcGIS Survey123: Guided tour for more information on how to create a new survey in ArcGIS Survey123 Connect.
  2. Open a new tab in a web browser and open the Story Map Journal website.
The Story Map Journal website with the Build A Map Journal button.
  1. Select the desired layout for the map journal, and click START.
Selecting the layout type in Map Journal builder with the Start button.
  1. Insert the map journal title, and click the arrow to continue.
The map journal title field and action arrow button.
  1. Set the desired content for the main stage, and click NEXT.
The main stage content with the Next button on the bottom-right.
  1. In the Side Panel Content section, click the Insert an image, video or web page button.
The Side Panel Content section with the Insert an image, video or web page button.
  1. For the media type, select Web page.
The Web page option for media type.
  1. Copy the survey link from the ArcGIS Survey123 website and paste the link into the Web page link section in the Story Map Journal builder. Click Configure.
  2. Set the survey position, and click APPLY.
The setting of the survey position with the Apply action button on the bottom-right.
  1. Click ADD. The survey is added to the side panel in the Story Map Journal.
The ADD button on the bottom-right in the Side Panel Content section.
The survey embedded in the Story Map Journal.

Article ID:000018368

  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS Survey123 Connect
  • ArcGIS Survey123 Website

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