Looking for an alternative to ArcGIS StoryMaps? Give StoryMap from Knight Lab a try
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Looking for an alternative to ArcGIS StoryMaps? Give StoryMap from Knight Lab a try

Although I have always been a fan of ArcGIS StoryMaps, I started wondering about alternatives in the free, open-source space. The best option I’ve found so far was StoryMap from Knight Lab. This is a beginner-friendly tool to create a story map.

You can explore a few examples here. For the Game of Thrones fans out there, this one’s for you!

All you need is a Google account, a narrative, place names (or coordinates) and images. You can even customise the story map further by using Mapbox maps. Once you’re happy with your story map, you can embed it on a website.

StoryMap from Knight Lab does not compare nor seems to compete with ArcGIS StoryMaps, but it is straightforward to use and can be a starting point for beginners.