FAQ: What are some best practices for optimizing Time Slider widget performance in ArcGIS Online?
What are some best practices for optimizing Time Slider widget performance in ArcGIS Online?
There are many factors that may affect the performance of the Time Slider widget in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS or ArcGIS Online. The following are some best practices to optimize and improve this widget's performance.
Use the WGS 84 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (WMAS) projection
Ensure the Time field adheres to the Esri format
Simplify the data
To optimize performance, simplify the data in ArcMap using the Simplify Polygon tool or the Generalize geoprocessing tool. For more information, please refer to ArcGIS Help: Simplifying a feature (Generalize).
Minimize the number of fields to display
In a Web Map, Navigate to Content > select the desired feature > click Show Table > Table Options > Show/Hide Columns > uncheck the non-essential fields.
Index the data
- ArcGIS Help: What are projected coordinate systems?
- FAQ: How to define the projection for ArcGIS data
- ArcGIS Help: Time Slider widget
- ArcGIS Help: Generalize
- ArcGIS Help: Simplify Polygon
- ArcGIS Blog: Feature vs. feature services in ArcGIS Online