Searching the web

The ArcGIS Map Web Part search functionality allows you to search for map, feature, and image services that are publicly available on the Internet.

Open the Search panel:

Follow these steps to perform your search:

  1. Click The Web on the Search panel:
    Search The Web
  2. Type your search criteria and click the magnifying glass icon or press Enter to execute the search. The results are listed on the Search panel below the search text box:
    Search The Web results
  3. Move the mouse pointer over a result to see more information about it. A pop-up window appears containing the service's URL, description, and copyright information:
    Search The Web result mouse-over
  4. To add a result to the map, click the Add link for that result.