Loading Map Layers in Collections

Collections allow you to create and store pre-loaded content for use during an event or incident. This includes map layers. Before you can use customized may layers in a Channel, first you need to add them in the Admin Area.

🔑 ACCESS LEVEL: Account Owner or Editor

ℹī¸ NOTE: Supported formats for your map layers are: GeoJson (.json + .geojson), GPS Exchange format (.gpx), Keyhole Markup Language (.kml, .kmz), Shapefile archive (.zip).

⚠ī¸ ATTENTION: Editing existing loaded map layers is not possibleYou must delete the map layer and reimport the updated map layer.

To do this:

  1. Go to the Admin Area
  2. Expand Collections
  3. Select Map layers
  4. Click +New Layer
  5. Give the map layer a name, this will be the name that appears in the import dropdown in a channel
  6. Click on the Gear Cog icon
  7. Select Import Layer
  8. Upload your map layer and click Import
  9. This is now available to import to an open channel
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