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Feature glossary

Use this glossary to get familiar with common terms used in ArcGIS Hub. You can also refer to this table to understand which features are available with your license to ArcGIS Hub.

FeatureArcGIS Hub Premium ArcGIS Hub Basic

Community account—Invite stakeholders, such as students and partners, to collaborate on your initiative's core team or supporting team. People can also use a community account to sign up to attend events and follow an initiative.

Yes

No

Community organization—An additional subscription to ArcGIS Online for managing community accounts and content. This organization is linked to the employee organization.

Yes

No

Content library—Manage the items you and your team want to share as part of an initiative or site by uploading files, using existing items, or creating something new. This content is discoverable to its selected audience through your site's search bar.

Yes

Yes

Core teams—Collaborate with colleagues who belong to your hub's employee organization.

Note:

If you have ArcGIS Hub Premium, you can also add community members.

Yes

Yes

Events—Create and share events related to your initiative using hub's built-in events management system.

Yes

No

Employee organization—The subscription to ArcGIS Online used by internal staff to access ArcGIS Hub.

Yes

Yes

Followers—Enable public account creation so that members of the public can sign up for a community account that's free to them follow your initiative for email updates.

Yes

No

Initiatives—Create your own or choose a template to get started with a configurable site and a core team.

Tip:

ArcGIS Hub Basic does not support initiatives, but allows members to configure unlimited sites and pages for sharing content.

Yes

No

Initiative template builder—Turn your initiative and its content into a template that others can easily deploy for their own use.

Yes

No

Initiative template gallery—Browse the template gallery to get started with a predesigned site, apps, and other content. Every template includes a guide to walk you through configuration.

Yes

No

Open data—Create a site or use the Share Open Data initiative template by adding items that support download, such as datasets and feature services. These items are automatically made available to the intended audience for download.

Note:

The ArcGIS Online Open Data capability is no longer required to create open data sites or to make data available for download.

Yes

Yes

Page—Attach web pages to your site to separate topics and to expand your site's navigation. Pages are added and designed using the site builder.

Yes

Yes

Site—Build configurable and branded websites for sharing internal and public content, such as apps, data, and media. If you're using ArcGIS Hub Premium, you can launch a site by creating an initiative.

Yes

Yes

Site editor—A WYSIWYG layout that features drag-and-drop cards for adding components, such as text, images, and apps, to your sites and pages. This is also where you can access settings and configuration options for your site, including CSS and HTML inputs.

Yes

Yes

Site dashboard—Monitor site views over time to track the level of engagement you're having with your audience. Google Analytics is also supported in hub sites.

Yes

Yes

Surveys—Create and share surveys using Survey123 integration to generate feedback on your site.

Yes

Yes

Supporting teams—Add more teams to your initiative to share content, such as targeted surveys, with specific groups for review or feedback.

Yes

No