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Make your first app

Step 1
1Create new app
Step 2
2Pick style
Step 3
3Select map or scene
Step 4
4Add widgets
Step 5
5Configure attributes
Step 6
6Preview and launch

1. Create new app

Access Web AppBuilder from Map Viewer, Scene Viewer, Gallery, or from the My Content tab of the content page.

  • To create a 2D app, open Map Viewer, click Share and click CREATE A WEB APP. Click Web AppBuilder. To create a 3D app, open Scene Viewer, click Share and click CREATE A WEB APP. Click Web AppBuilder.
  • You can also start from the Esri Featured Content > Apps section of the Gallery and choose App Builders.
  • From the My Content tab of the content page, click Create > App, choose Using the Web AppBuilder. By default the 2D option is checked. If you want to build a 3D app, check the 3D option.
  • Yu can also create a 2D or 3D ap from Web AppBuilder. If the Web AppBuilder is already opened, click New App, choose New 2D or New 3D App. Once you click New App, the titles of five recent apps will show up in Recent Apps section. You can click any of them to start editing.

2. Pick style

Configure the look-and-feel of the app by picking a theme. A theme includes a collection of panels, styles, layouts, and pre-configured widgets.

3. Select map or scene

Select a map or a scene you've created or choose one from your own organization. If you open the Web AppBuilder from Map Viewer or Scene Viewer, you will already have a map or scene selected but you can change it.

4. Add widgets

Widgets give your app functionality, such as print and overview map. Each theme has its own preconfigured set of widgets and you can add additional ones.

5. Configure attributes

Attributes allow you to customize your app banner with a logo, title, hyperlinks and so on.

6. Preview and launch

Preview the responsive app with popular device screen sizes (2D apps only). When ready, save and launch.