Introduction to portal tools

This topic provides an overview of the tools and applications you can use to interact with content in a portal.

My content

Collection of tools and applications available for creating and managing content in your portal.

The portal allows a developer to manage and share geospatial content and services. You use the portal tools and applications to create and manage content. These tools and apps fall into the following categories:

Developer credentials tool

Creating developer credentials is important for developers before starting any development projects. The developer credentials tool in a portal helps you create and define these credentials. Developer credentials is created for each application tailored to support the required authentication and functionality. This ensures secure and appropriate access to the necessary ArcGIS services for the application.

Mapping tools

Mapping tools in a portal enable the creation, visualization, analysis, and preparation of geospatial content for various applications. These tools allow users to save and manage content like web maps, web scenes, and hosted layers in the portal.

The three mapping tools in a portal are:

Content and data tools

Content and data tools in a portal enable users to create and manage geospatial content for applications. These tools are located in the content manager page of your portal. Here are the tools categorized into content tools and data tools:

Content tools

Data tools

Administration tools

A portal contains configurable pages and tools for managing your organization's geospatial data and resources. These pages offer customizable interfaces for administrators to perform tasks such as user roles and permissions, and data access and sharing policies. Configurable pages include:

These pages are configured using the administration settings.

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