Publishing to a Web Page
Concept Procedure

To publish a map as a web page

  1. Save your map.
  2. At the Command prompt, enter publishtoweb.
  3. Click Create New Web Page and click Next.
    NoteOnce you create a web page with this wizard, you can choose Edit Existing Web Page. You select the web page to edit, and then you can change any of the settings for that web page and republish it.
  4. Specify a name and location for the web page files.
    • Type a name for the web page (without any file name extension).
    • Specify the parent directory for the web page files by clicking the button labeled “...” next to the default path. Choose or create a folder for the files and click Open.
    • Type a description for the web page in the space provided.
    • Click Next.
  5. Choose an image type.

    As you select an image type from the drop-down list, the description provides information for that option. The last one you select will be used. For JPEG and PNG, you can specify an image size.

    • Review the image types and select the one you want.
    • Select an image size (if appropriate).
    • Click Next.
  6. Choose a page template.

    As you select a template from the list, the preview and description update for that option.

    • Review the templates and select the one you want.
    • Click Next.
  7. Choose a formatting theme for the web page.

    As you select a theme from the drop-down list, the preview illustrates it.

    • Review the themes and select the one you want.
    • Click Next.
  8. Choose whether to use i-drop™ or not and click Next.

    The i-drop option lets you post copies of the DWG files that comprise your map so viewers can access those files.

  9. Choose the drawings for your web page.
    • Specify the map file for the web page by clicking the button labeled “...” next to the default file name. Choose the file and click Open.
    • Choose a layout (model space or one of the layouts you’ve defined for this map file).
    • Type a label and a description to annotate the image on the resulting web page
    • Click Add.

      If you need to change one of your entries, select it in the Image list, make your changes in Image Settings, and click Update.

    • Click Next.
  10. Click Next on the Generate Images page of the wizard to create the web page.
  11. Preview and post the resulting web page.
    • Click Preview to see how the web page will look.

      If you need to change anything, close the browser window in which the preview appears and click Back to make your changes.

    • Click Post Now to post the web page.

      Navigate to the location for the web page and click Save.

    • Click Send Email to create an email message that contains a link to your web page.
  12. Click Finish.