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 place

Bookmarking

Bookmark a place
Bookmark a feature
Bookmark a sketch

Configuration

Enabling the Share and Bookmark tool


Share a feature or place

Share a feature

Sharing a feature creates a feature permalink URL that will open the map with the selected feature highlighted and the feature popup active.

  1. Click on the desired feature to open the feature popup.
  2. Click the Share feature button in the feature popup.
  3. Choose your preferred method of sharing the feature. You can copy the direct URL, or share via email, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn with a single click.


Share a place

Sharing a place lets you quickly share a map with anyone. You can choose whether to share the map with its default position, zoom, and active layers, or with the current position, zoom and active layers.

  1. Position the map at the desired zoom level and position, and select which map layers you want active by toggling them on or off in the map legend.
  2. Click the from the action bar at the top of your map.
  3. Set your preferred map view – default or current – by selecting from the radio buttons.
  4. Choose your preferred method of sharing the feature. You can copy the direct URL, or share via email, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn with a single click.


Bookmark a place, feature, or sketch

The bookmark tool allows you to create public or private bookmarks of places, features, or sketches, and can be used to create a list of useful points of interest. Bookmarks are accessed via the icon on the tools panel.

Private bookmarks can only be seen by you. Public bookmarks are available to anyone that can access your map.

Creating bookmarks can be achieved in several ways, depending on the type of bookmark you wish to create.

Bookmark a place

  1. Click on the icon on the action bar at the top of your map.
  2. Give your bookmark a name and description.
  3. If you want your bookmark to be private – only accessible to you – uncheck the box “This bookmark is public”.
  4. Click Save to my bookmarks


Bookmark a feature

  1. Click on the feature you wish to bookmark to open the popup
  2. Click on the Bookmark button on the feature popup
  3. Give your bookmark a name and description
  4. If you want your bookmark to be private – only accessible to you – uncheck the box “This bookmark is public”.
  5. Click Save to my bookmarks


Bookmark a sketch

  1. Open or create a sketch
  2. Click on the Bookmark button on sketch panel
  3. Give your bookmark a name and description – by default the sketch name and description are used, but you can change these to suit your needs
  4. If you want your bookmark to be private – only accessible to you – uncheck the box “This bookmark is public”.
  5. Click Save to my bookmarks


Configuration

Configuring the Share & Bookmark tool is quick and easy.

  1. Open the Toolbox in your map editor, and click on the Information and Display tab.
  2. Enable the tool by switching the toggle to ON

Now you and your map users can share and bookmark any feature, place, or sketch

Need more help with this?
✉ Email the Mango support team

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