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Pie and Bar Charts

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Creating a Custom Attribute Popup » Customizing the Popup Window » Pie and Bar Charts

Extracting as much detail out of your map data is what your users want, and our new popup customizer allows you to generate charts to facilitate that goal. To add bar and line charts using map attribute data, navigate to the Layer Panel, edit the layer that contains…

Video Guide: Users, Groups and Security

Welcome to Mango » Video Guides » Video Guide: Users, Groups and Security

To manage your user permissions and access control, sign in to your account.

Who can access my maps and data from the public portal?

The Map & Data Portal » Who can access my maps and data from the public portal?

Maps Any Public maps that are switched Online will appear in your public portal and can be accessed by anyone. Maps that are Offline will not appear in your public portal. To hide maps and data from your portal, you must set the appropriate Access options for each…

Attribute Variables

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Variables

Attribute Variables are the attribute fields in your datasets. Mango’s attribute popups display these variables when an attribute on the map is selected. In this example, the spatial data is the boundaries of the 49 states and districts of the contiguous…

Creating a Custom Attribute Popup

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Creating a Custom Attribute Popup

The popup editor makes visualising and comparing data more engaging and accessible for your map’s users. Using Mango’s WYSIWYG editor, you can quickly and easily insert tables to organize your data, add pie and bar charts using values from your data,…

Customizing the Popup Window

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Creating a Custom Attribute Popup » Customizing the Popup Window

The layer popup editor makes visualising and comparing data more engaging and accessible. You can format layer attributes with a WYSIWYG/HTML editor, insert tables and charts, display a hosted image based on a variable, or embed hosted video and audio from YouTube,…

Labels

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Labels

You can add feature labels to any line, point or polygon layer using the label tab in layer settings. Labels are disabled by default. To enable labels for your layer, open the Labels tab of the Layer Settings panel and enable labels. From within the settings you…

Basic

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Layer Styling » Basic

Basic layer styling applies the same style to all features in the layer. Line layers For line data you can set the width, style, color, and opacity of both line and outline. If you wish to hide the outline, set the Style to None. Polygon layers For polygon data…

GeoJSON

Uploading Your Data » GeoJSON

Mango support GeoJSON files containing coordinates in Lat/Lon (WGS84) format Files can use either .json or .geojson extension. Restrictions Mango only supports one type of geometry feature per file. GeoJSON containing multiple geometry types are handled in…

Bubble

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Layer Styling » Bubble

A bubble map shows different sized circular markers for points, lines, and polygon features. The bubble sizes are based on a selected numerical attribute value from your layer. To style your data as a bubble map, open the Layers panel, and click the edit icon for…

Adding New Features

Data Management » Adding New Features

Adding a new feature to a dataset, right from within your styled map. Adding New Features to Your Data Open a map containing the layer you want to add features to. Once you are in the map editor, zoom and pan your map to the area where you wish to add the feature,…

Sketch

Adding Tools to Your Map » Map Tools » Sketch

Create sketch overlays to communicate, collaborate, and improve your maps. Think of Sketch like a highlighter for your maps. You can draw shapes and add markers and text annotations, and save them as bookmarks private or public viewing. To create a sketch, enable…

Adding Tools to Your Map

Adding Tools to Your Map

Extend the interactivity of your map with Mango’s Toolbox Search & Analysis Let users find what they’re looking for quickly with Address Search, Attribute Search, or a configurable Custom Search allow users to dig deeper with GIS level features through…

Layer Styling

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Layer Styling

Layers can be styled in a variety of ways, based on the type of layer. Basic Category Quantity Heatmap Bubble Point ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Line ✔ ✔ ✔ …

Clustered Pushpins

Adding Tools to Your Map » Visualization » Clustered Pushpins

Pushpins are a great way to encourage interaction with your map and can be added to any point, line or polygon layer. Pins are clustered, or grouped together, with each cluster containing a colour and the number of pins in that cluster to easily visualize high…

Equations

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Equations

The Equations feature in Mango lets you extract even more insight from your data by performing basic mathematical functions using attribute variables. You can insert an equation in to the custom popup editor to add value to your map user’s experience, configure…

KML

Uploading Your Data » KML

Mango support KML files containing Google Earth placemarks (points), paths (lines) or polygons. My Data is in KMZ format – how do I convert it to KML? A KMZ file is compressed zip archive containing KML files with a .kmz file extension. The contents of a .kmz…

Editing Features

Data Management » Editing Features

Once you have uploaded a dataset to Mango you can add attributes to existing features, update geometry, or add new features. The latest release of Mango integrates data editing into the map editor’s popup, providing easy access to edit attributes and geometry…

Video Guide: Integrate your organization’s branding

Welcome to Mango » Video Guides » Video Guide: Integrate your organization’s branding

To integrate your maps and portal with your organization’s brand, sign in to your account.

Users & Groups

Users & Groups

https://mangomap.wistia.com/medias/rarbt0y7u2 Our customers were telling us they were unhappy with restrictive licensing systems of other desktop and web-based GIS platforms, not to mention the price of assembling a team of people working on the same maps and…

Updating your Billing Information

Account » Updating your Billing Information

Your subscription renewal date is based on the date you first checked out and paid, and your billing cycle. Each month (or year(s) for annual and multi-year customers), we bill you for your selected plan and add-ons using the billing information you have entered in…

SSL Encryption

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data » Map Access » SSL Encryption

All Mango maps and datasets are served via 128bit SSL encryption. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and…

Navigation

Customizing the Map Interface » Map Interface Customization » Navigation

Each map can have it’s own custom navigation bar. Access the Navigation builder by opening the Settings panel from your administration sidebar and opening the Navigation tab. Switch the toggle to ON and configure your navigation. Your portal has it’s…

Refresh Map

Adding Tools to Your Map » Map Tools » Refresh Map

The Refresh Map tool takes the map back to it’s default position and boundaries as per the Map Settings configuration, as well as the default visible layers and groups.

Downloading Datasets

Data Management » Downloading Datasets

You can download your datasets in Shapefile, KML and CSV format by navigating to the Data Portal, opening the dataset you wish to download and then clicking on the download button for the preferred format in the toolbar.

Duplicating maps

Data Management » Duplicating maps

To duplicate an existing map, navigate to your MAPS administration portal. Hover your mouse over the map you want to copy and click the COPY button. The copied map will be identical to the original, using the same layers, layer styles, and any Tools you have…

Analytics

Analytics

Learn how your users are interacting with your maps with Mango’s analytics integrations. *Analytics integrations are in public beta. Some functionality may not behave correctly. Maptiks Maptiks provides in-depth user insights by tracking how users click,…

The Map & Data Portal

The Map & Data Portal

The Mango portal is your public portfolio of amazing maps and datasets, giving your users a central hub to find their answers quickly. Total Control You choose which maps will and won’t appear on your public portal. Rather keep your maps and datasets…

Hidden Maps

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data » Map Access » Hidden Maps

Maps can be hidden from public view by setting the Map Access to Hidden. This changes the map’s unique URL to a 128 bit 32 character randomized hash instead of the standard numeric map URL. Only people with the full hashed URL (or unique short URL) will be able…

Naming Your Map

Customizing the Map Interface » Map Interface Customization » Naming Your Map

Every map should contain a Title and Description. These details will help users understand what your map is about, and it’s intended usage. It will also make public maps easier to find using search engines. The map name should be a short and let the user of the…

Video Guides

Welcome to Mango » Video Guides

Get Started with Mango Let us show you how to make your first interactive webmap Enhance Your Map With Tools & Layers Map tools are Mango’s most powerful feature, this video will show you why. Customize Your Map Applications Map customizations allow you to…

Supported browsers

Common Questions » Supported browsers

Mango can be used with the current and recent versions of most evergreen browsers, including: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Apple Safari Microsoft Internet Explorer (Version 11 and Edge) Other browsers may work, but may experience errors when using various…

14 Day Upgrade Trial

Account » 14 Day Upgrade Trial

Test drive any feature on any plan. Try the Enterprise or Agency plan, create add-on users and invite users into your account. To activate the 14 day upgrade trial: Sign in to your account and navigate to your Account page by clicking on Your Name at the bottom…

Branding

Customizing the Map Interface » Branding

Custom Branding lets you customize your maps and portal to suit your brand, or personalize the map. Configuration As branding settings are global, you can access your branding settings at any time. First open the Branding panel from your administration sidebar.…

Share & Bookmark

Adding Tools to Your Map » Information & Display » Share & Bookmark

Easily share any place or feature and create public or private bookmarks to highlight points of interest. Mango’s share and bookmark tool allows you to quickly and easily share any location or map feature with just a click. Sharing Share a feature Share a…

White Label

Customizing the Map Interface » Branding » White Label

Our Enterprise and Agency plans are white label products, which means no Mango branding is displayed on the end-user interface, including maps, the portal, the team sign in page, the login screen on password protected maps. To enable white label on your Enterprise or…

Creating Groups

Users & Groups » Creating Groups

Creating groups allows you to create discrete groups of add-on Users that can be assigned permissions to view and modify maps, and view and edit data. Adding Groups To add a new group, open the Users & Groups panel from your administration sidebar. Click on the…

Layer Settings

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings

Editing layers is performed in the Layer Settings panel, accessible by opening the Layers panel from your administration sidebar, and then clicking the pencil icon on the layer you wish to edit. The Layer Settings panel offers all the tools necessary to customize…

The Information Panel

Customizing the Map Interface » Map Interface Customization » The Information Panel

You can add custom content to the information sidebar of your map that gives the user a richer and more engaging experience by complementing your maps with supplemental information about the map. You can include text, links, and embed images or video. You can access…

Customizing the Map Interface

Customizing the Map Interface

Creating visually compelling webmaps shouldn’t be rocket science. In fact, we think it should be mandatory. Here at Mango, our number one priority is making web map creation accessible. We know creating and sharing web maps should be easier, quicker, more…

Custom Search

Adding Tools to Your Map » Search & Analysis » Custom Search

The Custom Search tool allows you to build targeted queries for attributes in a layer. This is an ideal tool if your dataset have a small set of specific attributes that your customers need to find quickly. For example, you have a map showing real estate sales…

From Your Source Data

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Creating a Custom Attribute Popup » Customizing the Popup Window » Displaying Images, Links, or Video in the popup » From Your Source Data

To add links, just put your URLs in your attribute data column and Mango will automatically detect the URL type and display them. Image URLs will be rendered as thumbnail images, other URLs will render as links. URLs must be complete including the…

Measure

Adding Tools to Your Map » Visualization » Measure

The measure tool allows users to measure distances and areas. Enable the measure tool Open the Toolbox and select the Visualization tab, then click on the Measure icon. Display results in measurement units your users understand - choose either metric or…

Calculator Popup

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Calculator Popup

Mango’s calculator popup provides intuitive and rapid interaction with your data. Map users can search for features and enter their own variables in the popup to run simple pre-configured equations against that feature’s attribute data. The calculator can…

Creating A Web Map: A Step-By-Step Guide

Guides » Creating A Web Map: A Step-By-Step Guide

In this tutorial you will make the map below by following simple step by step instructions. You should be able to complete the tutorial in around 20 minutes. https://mangomap.com/maps/28077 You can build the map by following the steps below. Some steps also contain…

Embedding Video

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Creating a Custom Attribute Popup » Customizing the Popup Window » Displaying Images, Links, or Video in the popup » Embedding Video

Embeding video in your custom popup or side panel is a great way create deeper links between your data and your map users. Mango supports most popular video hosting services through either Auto Embed, or iFrame embed methods. Auto Embed If your video is hosted on…

Social Sharing Panel

Sharing Your Map » Social Sharing Panel

*End users of your map can share features or places using the new Share & Bookmark tools. See this chapter for details. The social sharing panel makes it easy for you to share, tweet, link, and embed your map anywhere. Just click to tweet, share to Facebook and…

Attribute Popups

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups

Attribute popups display in the Feature panel when the feature is clicked on your map. The Feature panel can lists raw data from your features, customized popup data with custom layout, images, video, and links; a calculator which allows users to perform calculations…

Map Status: Switching a Map Online

Map Status: Switching a Map Online

Getting your maps online is simple. When you create a new map, it will be offline by default. Once you have uploaded your data, styled your attributes and popups and activated and configured your map tools, you can switch the map to Online mode. This makes the map…

Creating a “Flat table” from a layer that contains a One to Many relationship

Guides » Creating a “Flat table” from a layer that contains a One to Many relationship

In a GIS, it is common to organize data into structure feature classes (layers) and standalone table where one-to-many relationships exist. For example, a land parcel may have had several owners over time; one parcel many owners. These relationships can be…

What can the public see?

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data » What can the public see?

Anonymous visitors who access your maps, data, or portal can only see: — maps with Public access enabled, that are switched ONLINE — datasets with Public access enabled !Anonymous users can never see your administration sidebar, editing tools, or any maps…

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data

Maps on Mango are made with your data, and we understand that not everyone wants or needs to make a map to share with the world. Whether your data contains sensitive business information, private customer details, or anything else you’d rather keep secret, we…

User Roles

Users & Groups » User Roles

Mango Users & Groups introduces three new roles in addition to the Account Owner: Administrators Data Editors Private Viewers Each role determines a users ability to perform tasks in Mango. Account Owner The Account Owner can: Can view, edit, and delete all…

Setting which layers show on load

Styling Your Map » Layers » Setting which layers show on load

To minimize map load times, you can set layer groups to not display on map load. The user can enable layers from the map legend. This feature is particularly useful if you have many layers and want to control what map users see first – the essential data…

Changing the Default Basemap

Styling Your Map » Layers » Changing the Default Basemap

Choosing the right base map is crucial to ensuring your data is focused and clear to end users. Mango allows you to choose from a range of different base maps for your project. You can change the default map by opening the Layers panel and selecting the BASEMAP tab…

Setting the default position of your map

Customizing the Map Interface » Map Interface Customization » Setting the default position of your map

Mango will automatically choose the default zoom level and position of your map based on the extent of the layers it contains, however sometimes it’s preferable to have the map load at a specific area of interest by default. Setting a custom default load…

Deleting a Dataset

Data Management » Deleting a Dataset

To delete a dataset from your account, first open the Data Portal. Find the dataset you wish to delete, and hover you mouse over the dataset and click on the DELETE button in the bottom right corner. As a safety measure, datasets currently being used in a map…

Standalone Maps

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data » Map Access » Standalone Maps

Standalone maps have no navigation links back to your portal, making them perfect for maps that you do not want to be shown portal, but which you want easily accessible for viewers, and discoverable by search engines. Embedded maps are ideal as Standalone…

Share Map

Adding Tools to Your Map » Information & Display » Share Map

!The advanced share tool has been deprecated on published maps, and replaced with a new quick share function. You can continue to access embed settings from the administrator share button on your admin sidebar. See this article for details on the public share…

Layers

Styling Your Map » Layers

Maps made with Mango are composed of stacked layers of datasets, styled with your preferred symbology, then rendered as image tiles in your browser on top of a basemap. Each dataset you add to a webmap becomes a layer. These layers can be placed in Layer Groups,…

GeoTIFF (Raster)

Uploading Your Data » GeoTIFF (Raster)

Mango supports compliant raster images with geo-referenced data embedded in the .tif. Mango does not support the .tfw format. Restrictions Mango supports zipped raster files. The zipped file cannot be larger than 1GB; larger files must be split and uploaded…

General

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » General

The General tab allows you to set a display name and description in the Legend, configure the “scale range that the layer be visible, or “hiding the layer from the Legend completely. Layer Name Every layer of your map should have a name and a…

Data Management

Data Management

Managing your dataset library is easy with Mango. Not only is your Public portal a simple way to share your public maps and datasets, it’s also a powerful management tool to organize and maintain your geospatial datasets. In the latest version of Mango, data…

Map Access

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data » Map Access

Web maps on Mango are made with your data, and we understand that not everyone wants or needs to make a map to share with the public. Whether your map contains sensitive business information, private customer details, or anything else you’d rather keep away…

Query Tool

Adding Tools to Your Map » Search & Analysis » Query Tool

The Query Tool allows users to rapidly dive into your data with rule based queries to discover features of interest contained within your map. Features that match the query will be highlighted on the map, and users are able to view results as a table, download a…

Sharing your map URL

Sharing Your Map » Sharing your map URL

!This section of the documentation refers to public end-user features that have been retired and is currently being reviewed. Please see the chapter on the new Share and Bookmark feature for details on how users can share places and features. The direct, public link…

Data Sync

Data Management » Data Sync

Imagine — you work on your data in your desktop GIS, and magically, your web maps just.. update. Why work harder when you can work smarter? Data Sync lets you do complex work on datasets in your desktop GIS or spreadsheet application, and have changes updated on…

Is my data secure?

Common Questions » Is my data secure?

We take data security extremely seriously. Mango is trusted by some of the worlds largest organizations, including governments, international agencies, and companies in the financial sector. The raw data that you upload to your Mango account is not accessible to…

Information & Display

Adding Tools to Your Map » Information & Display

The information and display tools enable the administrator to add informational tools to enhance the map experience. Custom Copyright Custom Copyright is useful to provide copyright attribution for data or imagery sources. Geolocate Ensure your map users know where…

Print to PDF

Adding Tools to Your Map » Map Tools » Print to PDF

Create full color prints from your map with feature highlights and legend. To enable Data Search, open the Toolbox from your administration sidebar, open the Map Tools tab, and click on the Print icon. In the Settings Panel flip the Print toggle to ON. Users of…

Displaying Images, Links, or Video in the popup

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Creating a Custom Attribute Popup » Customizing the Popup Window » Displaying Images, Links, or Video in the popup

Sometimes the map only tells half the story, and we need to draw on other sources to complete the picture for our audience. Mango makes it easy to display an image or link to a webpage, google doc, or video in your feature window. To display images in your popup…

Mouse Highlight

Adding Tools to Your Map » Visualization » Mouse Highlight

Feature highlighting is a great way to encourage interaction with your map. Features are highlighted when the mouse cursor is placed above them, the user can then click on the highlight in order to open up the popup containing information about the feature. To enable…

Welcome to Mango

Welcome to Mango

Mango lets you transform your data into online web mapping solutions that engage colleagues, clients and communities. Cloud Based: No coding, no programmers, no servers, no headaches. Seriously User Friendly: We make it easy to deliver powerful online maps that…

Custom Copyright

Adding Tools to Your Map » Information & Display » Custom Copyright

Add your own custom attribution and copyright notices to the map. Attributing data sources, custom icon authors or authors of other data used in your map is an important step to ensure you are respecting any usage permissions. To set custom copyright attribution,…

Map Tools

Adding Tools to Your Map » Map Tools

Basemap Switcher The Basemap Switcher tool allows users to switch between available basemaps . Google Street View Property information maps can be enhanced with the Google Street View tool, allowing users to jump to street view at their chosen location. Refresh…

Heatmap

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Layer Styling » Heatmap

The heat map style displays density of geographic points as a gradient color layer, with highest density is shown as red, lowest density as blue. To style your point data as a heat map, open the Layers panel and click the edit button on your desired…

Google Street View

Adding Tools to Your Map » Map Tools » Google Street View

Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants and small businesses with 360-degree images on Google Maps with Street View. The tool can be activated from within the Toolbox panel in your maps…

Adding a Layer

Styling Your Map » Layers » Adding a Layer

All layers in your map are managed via the LAYERS panel. To add a new layer to your map, open the LAYERS panel from your administration sidebar. Click the Add Layer button to open your data storage. From here you can choose any dataset aleady uploaded, or…

Who can access my data?

Common Questions » Who can access my data?

For Professional and Business plan users, your raw data is only accessible to you, using your account credentials. Please keep your account credentials safe. If you’re using the Users & Groups feature, then specific datasets will also be accessible to other…

Customizing your Portal

The Map & Data Portal » Customizing your Portal

Your Mango portal uses your global branding settings, meaning that any changes you make in the Branding panel will be reflected in your portal immediately. In addition, the portal features an optional banner which can be used to communicate the purpose of the…

Proximity Analysis

Adding Tools to Your Map » Search & Analysis » Proximity Analysis

The Proximity Analysis tool lets you build powerful spatial queries to determine the relationship between selected points or features and neighboring points or features. Configuration To activate Proximity Analysis for your web map, open your toolbox and activate…

Search & Analysis

Adding Tools to Your Map » Search & Analysis

Address Search Webmaps are often composed of thousands and thousands of data points, so finding the right data can be overwhelming. The Address Search tool allow users to enter an address anywhere in the world, and instantly jump to that point. Where an address has a…

Adding a logo to the map

Customizing the Map Interface » Branding » Adding a logo to the map

Mango is all about your data, and your data is best displayed when it’s integrated with your company or organisation’s brand. With that in mind, we recommend uploading your logo so that map users know who’s answering their GIS data questions. Add…

Why do you change my coordinate system?

Common Questions » Why do you change my coordinate system?

The short explanation: All spatial data contains coordinates that specify where features should be drawn on the earth’s surface. For historical and technical reasons, there are numerous coordinate systems used to define these coordinates. In order to overlay…

Quantity

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Layer Styling » Quantity

Quantity layer styling allows you to create a choropleth map in which areas are shaded in proportion to the measurement of the numerical attribute value of the feature being displayed on the map, such as population density or per-capita income. Class…

Attribute Formatting

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Formatting

The attributes tab in layer settings allows you to customize how attribute data for features in a layer is displayed on your maps in features such as the popup identify windows and search results. Label By default the system will use the column name from the…

Changing your password

Account » Changing your password

To change your account password, navigate to the account panel. In the lower left you will see your account details. Click the UPDATE button beside your email address. In the modal window that appears, update your email address and click SAVE.

Deleting a Layer

Styling Your Map » Layers » Deleting a Layer

To remove a layer from your map, navigate to the LAYERS panel, and simply click the trash bin icon on the layer you wish to remove. *Removing a layer from your map does not delete it’s dataset from your account. For instructions on permanently deleting…

Why is my map slow?

Common Questions » Why is my map slow?

There are several things that can be done to make Mango run more quickly for end users: Warm Up the Cache Turning your data into map tiles (the small square images that make up your map) can occasionally be slow for very detailed maps. Mango uses a tile cache system…

Adding a Web Map Service (WMS)

Uploading Your Data » Adding a Web Map Service (WMS)

Mango supports any WMS 1.3 compliant service that makes its layers available in Web Mercator projection (EPSG:3857). To add WMS layers to your account, open the Upload layers window, select WMS from the dropdown box, enter the GetCapabilities request URL of the WMS…

Adding New Users

Users & Groups » Adding New Users

To invite new users to your account, click on Users & Groups on your administration sidebar to open the Users & Groups panel. Click INVITE YOUR TEAM to add your first User. Fill in your user’s first and last name, and the email address they will use to log in…

Layer Groups

Styling Your Map » Layers » Layer Groups

Mango doesn’t automatically allow each individual layer on the map be turned on and off as you would in a desktop GIS program. This is to aid first load performance so your map users don’t have to wait for dozens of layers to load before they can interact…

Changing your Account Name

Account » Changing your Account Name

!If you change your Account name it can have some unintended side effects. Configuration To change your account name, open your Account settings panel from the administration sidebar by clicking on “Your Name” in the lower left of your screen and…

CSV

Uploading Your Data » CSV

Spreadsheets and tabular data containing geographic coordinates can be uploaded to Mango in Comma Separated Value (CSV) format. Coordinate Format Mango supports the Decimal degrees (DD) format for coordinates in CSV: 12.235216, 13.252125 Correct Coordinate…

What does “pro rata” mean?

Account » What does “pro rata” mean?

Mango applies account upgrades, downgrades, and add-ons immediately after you’ve confirmed an account change. Charges for upgrades and downgrades are applied pro-rata, or as a ‘proportion of’ the full price, depending on the day of the billing cycle…

Hosted Images

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Attribute Popups » Creating a Custom Attribute Popup » Customizing the Popup Window » Displaying Images, Links, or Video in the popup » Hosted Images

Mango’s Popup editor lets you display a hosted image based on attribute variables, creating dynamic popups that can help inform and engage map users, and provide a richer experience. This works by embedding an image URL that contains a variable that matches a…

Password Protected Maps

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data » Map Access » Password Protected Maps

You can add password protection to maps to control access to sensitive data, or for maps that you would like to be available for comment by colleagues or clients, but are not yet ready to be made public. To enable password protection, open the ACCESS panel, and select…

Embedding Maps in a Website or Blog

Sharing Your Map » Embedding Maps in a Website or Blog

Map embedding allows you to embed a map in your website or blog. To access the embed code, open the map editor and click on the SHARE MAP panel on your administration sidebar. Inline Embed An inline embed is the most versatile of all the embedding options, it allows…

Creating a Custom Report

Adding Tools to Your Map » Search & Analysis » Creating a Custom Report

Creating a custom report for your Proximity Search or Query Tool is a new way to let your map users extract information and insights that may not be available in your raw attribute data. Viewed through this reporting lens, data from features can provide critical…

Using a Custom Domain

Customizing the Map Interface » Using a Custom Domain

Along with custom branding options like logo, interface colours, and custom icons, a custom domain name allows Mango to seamlessly integrate with your brand or website. Mango lets you assign one custom domain to your account, which can be a primary domain, or…

File Geodatabase

Uploading Your Data » File Geodatabase

Mango supports File Geodatabase with one or more layers. Restrictions A File GDB that contains multiple layers will be imported as a separate datasets in your Mango account for each layer. Mango supports FileGDB’s created with ArcGIS 10 and above. Your…

Feature Permalinks

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » General » Feature Permalinks

Mango provides simple URL parameters to allow linking directly to a feature Particularly useful for users who want to create linkages between external websites or databases that will open a specific map with a specific feature from a layer highlighted. If popups are…

Uploading Your Data

Uploading Your Data

Mango supports the most common geospatial file formats: Shapefile GeoJSON CSV GeoTIFF / Raster WMS KML File Geodatabase MapInfo TAB To add your data to a map, first you need to upload your data to Mango, or connect a compatible Web Map Service. If you are…

Closing your account

Account » Closing your account

To close your account, open your Account settings panel from the administration sidebar by clicking on “Your Name” in the lower left of your screen and clicking on Account. In your account settings panel, click the Close Account button. *If you are…

Data Access

Controlling Access to Your Maps & Data » Data Access

Datasets uploaded to Mango are completely private and not accessible to any third party unless you make them accessible. By default, all datasets are set to Internal access view access, meaning only the account owner can view the dataset when signed in to Mango. Like…

Search

Adding Tools to Your Map » Search & Analysis » Search

Mango offers multiple search types for users to find the answers they need. Address, Data, and Coordinate search use the same search field in your map’s action bar. Configuration is done via the Search panel in your Toolbox. You can enable or disable any…

Shapefile

Uploading Your Data » Shapefile

Requirements Rather than being a single file, a Shapefile is made up of a collection of files. To upload your data in Shapefile format you will need the .shp, .dbf, .shx, and .prj files. The names of all files must match. Restrictions The maximum size of the .shp…

Why do I see duplicate labels?

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Labels » Why do I see duplicate labels?

You may notice on your map that some polygons have duplicate labels. If you imagine that your map is a series of small image tiles being drawn in your web browser, by default each tile would have a label for every polygon or part polygon that it contains. To reduce…

Removing Custom Branding

Customizing the Map Interface » Branding » Removing Custom Branding

To revert your map to the default style, first navigate to your Branding panel from your administration sidebar. Delete a logo by clicking the Delete button below your logo. Revert to the default theme by selecting Default from the style dropdown. Mango’s…

Basemap Attribution

Common Questions » Basemap Attribution

Mango uses a range of base maps, sourced from the following third party providers. Here you can find the licencing and attribution information for each of the base maps. OpenStreetMap © OpenStreetMap contributors. Data by OpenStreetMap, under ODbL. Light ©…

Re-uploading Data

Data Management » Re-uploading Data

If a dataset that you are using in your maps has been updated you can upload a replacement. All maps that use the dataset will also be automatically updated. You can re-upload data by going to your Data Portal, opening the dataset you wish to replace and then…

Category

Styling Your Map » Layer Settings » Layer Styling » Category

Category layer styling allows you to give features within a layer specific styles based on values in the attribute data. For example, if you have a dataset that contains election results by U.S State, using a category style you can color each State that was won by…

Visualization

Adding Tools to Your Map » Visualization

Slide to Compare Web maps are visual tools to communicate spatial data. Mango’s Visualization tools provide a range of dynamic tools to enhance the communicative power of your maps. Slide to Compare uses the first two layer groups to display and interactive…

MapInfo TAB

Uploading Your Data » MapInfo TAB

Mango supports vector data in MapInfo TAB file format. Publishing MapInfo maps on the web is possible with Mango. A TAB file often includes many files, but Mango requires only the .tab, .map, .id, and .dat files. MapInfo TAB upload Errors Your MapInfo Tab file may…

Translating the map interface

Customizing the Map Interface » Branding » Translating the map interface

It is possible to translate the interface into your required language, or customize the English words in the map interface to suit your organization’s technical vocabulary. To activate translations, open the Branding panel from your Administration sidebar, and…

Geolocation

Adding Tools to Your Map » Information & Display » Geolocation

Clicking the geolocation button on your device will zoom the map to your current location, draw a circle to show the accuracy and also track your position as you move. Enabling Geolocation on a map 1. Open the Toolbox by clicking on the toolbox icon on the left of…

Adding a Legend for Symbolized Raster Data

Uploading Your Data » GeoTIFF (Raster) » Adding a Legend for Symbolized Raster Data

As Mango only accepts RGB raster images we can’t automatically produce a legend for symbolized raster layers. The following is a work around so that you can add your own legend for the layer. Step 1: Create an image for your symbolized raster You can either use…

Slide to Compare

Adding Tools to Your Map » Visualization » Slide to Compare

This powerful visualisation allows users to easily compare two related maps. Activating a slide-to-compare map places a drag bar in between the top two layer groups, the user can then drag the tab to reveal or hide the underlying layer group. To enable to…