GeoPlatform Tutorials

Use the GeoPlatform tutorial videos listing in this page to learn more about how you can leverage it’s tools and applications to meet your needs.

To view all the videos on our YouTube channel, go to the GeoPlatform Tutorials channel under the Federal Geographic Data Committee on YouTube.

GeoPlatform Overview

    GeoPlatform Overview
    An overview of how to navigate the GeoPlatform homepage; how to find, create, curate and share information and resources; how to become part of a GeoPlatform community space.




    Overview Telling a Story with Maps and Galleries
    Learn how to register resources, create “open” maps using “open” layers, create map galleries, and add a map gallery to a community space. Use this video to learn the path of registering your data to sharing it.




GeoPlatform Applications

Map Viewer

    Learn about map layers and how to add a layer to a map.




    Learn how to add features to your map.




    Learn how to save a map in map viewer.





Map Manager

    Learn how to create a map gallery in Map Manager.




    Learn how to embed a map gallery in your community space using Map Manager.





Object Editor

    Learn how to register a Map Application as an Open Map




    Resource Registration
    Learn how to use the GeoPlatform Resource Registration Tool to register an asset such as a dataset, service, map, or layer. Use this link to learn more about adding this tool into your community space: Resource Registration in Communities




Creating and Customizing Communities

These videos represent a visual step by step guide of how to perform specific editing tasks in your community space as well as using GeoPlatform plugins and tools. The videos correspond with the Community Cookbook help pages which include a detailed, written description of each section and a step by step guide.

Community Cookbook

Using the GeoPlatform CCB Theme

    Customizing your Community Homepage
    Learn how to add, reorder, and delete widgets on your community homepage. Reference the Community Cookbook for more details




    Featuring Categories and Pages on your Homepage
    Learn how to feature categories and pages on your community homepage. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    Adding and Editing Posts and Pages
    Learn how to add, edit, and delete a post or page in your community space, as well as attaching a post or page to a category. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    Editing Menus
    Learn how to add, edit, and delete a menu item from the main menu or the More menu. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details






Using the Astra/Elementor Theme


    Adding/Editing a Page
    Learn how to add and edit a new or existing page on your community site built with our third party recommended theme package. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    Adding/Editing a Menu
    Learn how to add and edit menu items in the main menu on your community site built with our third party recommended theme package. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    Adding/Editing the Footer
    Learn how to add or edit the footer on your community site built with our third party recommended theme package. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    Adding Posts to Pages
    Learn how to add a post(s) to a page built with Elementor on your community site built with our third party recommended theme package. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details










Using GeoPlatform Plugins and Tools

    GeoPlatform Maps
    Learn how to display dynamic GeoPlatform maps in your community space. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details







    GeoPlatform Search
    Learn how to add the GeoPlatform search feature in your community site. This tool will search through the GeoPlatform Asset Portfolio and your community site content. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    GeoPlatform Asset Carousel
    Learn how to share and display your community’s registered assets in your community space. Use this tool create pre-set filters to list community assets from the GeoPlatform Asset Portfolio. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    Embedding a Map Gallery into a Page
    Learn how to embed a previously created map gallery onto your community site. Use the reference in the Community Cookbook for more details




    Community Search Plugin
    Learn how to list Portfolio Objects in your community space.




Updated on February 14, 2020