Advanced settings

In Hub settings (Premium) and Sites settings (Basic), administrators can configure sign-in options for the hub, register email links, and add an information banner.

Configure sign-in options for staff

The is the primary ArcGIS Online subscription used internally by an organization's staff to access ArcGIS Hub and manage official content, like initiatives and datasets. A Hub administrator can configure the sign-in options that appear when an employee wants to sign in at or on an initiative site.

  1. Sign in to ArcGIS Hub as an administrator.
  2. On the Overview page, select Hub settings or Sites settings.
  3. Select Sign in options
  4. Optionally, check the Allow ArcGIS Online users from other organizations to sign in check box.

    Enable this option to conserve your employee organization ArcGIS accounts for staff and community members by allowing people to use an ArcGIS account provided by their own organization.

Add a logo

You can add a logo to the sign-in prompt that appears when people need to sign in to view private content.

  1. Sign in to ArcGIS Hub as a Hub administrator.
  2. Select Hub Settings.
  3. Select the Logo menu.
  4. Select Browse for image to upload an image from file.
  5. Select Save.

Enable information banners

An information banner is a thin bar that sits atop various places in ArcGIS Online, including the Home, Gallery, and Map Viewer pages. ArcGIS Online administrators can use an information banner to alert members of status updates and for other announcements. They can also use the Hub settings or Sites settings option to display this banner in ArcGIS Hub.


To enable information banners for your organization, you must have a default Administrator role or have the administrative privilege assigned to your user role using Organization settings > Organization website > Manage the organization's website.

Default administrators can assign this privilege to members who have a custom role without giving them access to additional organization settings. For more information on configuring custom roles in ArcGIS Hub, see Configure roles and privileges.

  1. Sign in to ArcGIS Hub.
  2. On the Overview page, select Hub settings or Sites settings in the upper right corner.
  3. In the Information banner section, check the Display information banner across all sites and pages check box.
  4. Select Save.

    The information banner is applied to all sites and pages.

Register external links sent in emails

To send an email to group members that includes a web address, a Hub b administrator must register the URL before the email can be sent. Web addresses that have or domains do not need to be registered.

Only a Hub administrator who has a Hub administrator account and a community administrator account can register external links.

  1. Sign in to ArcGIS Hub as a hub administrator.
  2. On Overview, select Hub settings or Sites settings.
  3. Select to expand the Email links allowed list settings.
  4. Sign in with your community administrator account.
  5. Insert the web address to register and select Add link.
  6. Select Save in the upper right corner of the page.

    Only administrators can view the list of registered web addresses.