Simple single-topic web maps
Give your website visitors the answers they need
Sharing data has never been easier, thanks to Spotlight, our new free web mapping add-on for iShare.
Spotlight enables even the most novice mappers to generate professional, clear and intuitive maps that are perfect for embedding into individual web pages.
Using Spotlight, your colleagues can create web maps in minutes, share them in seconds and be understood instantly.
Spotlight makes data easier to share and understand
Give data a wider audience via your website or URL sharing
Enable web visitors to self-serve information across a range of subjects
Publish consistently styled maps without increasing your workload
Reduce the number of enquiries and Freedom of Information requests
Worried about compliance and consistency?
No need. Spotlight automatically styles labels and adds copyright statements.
Produce quality maps in minutes
There’s only four steps between novice users and great maps
Select a dataset and the background map that’s most appropriate
Perfect your map by adding map controls, titles and changing the zoom
Send your web team a snippet of code or share your map via an URL
Update your maps whenever your data changes
Spotlight in action: the public sector
Empower your residents to answer common queries like these
When will our bins be collected?
Are there roadworks nearby?
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