Transform Your Map Data

by Jack Dougherty, Stacy Lam, and David Tatem, last updated March 30, 2017

Interactive web maps are made up of different layers, such as background basemaps, colored or shaded polygons, and/or colored point markers. This chapter describes how to transform your data into layers that you can upload into online map tools and templates. Specifically, you will learn how to:

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