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Map Content Layout Styles

Mapme provides a flexible design that adapts itself to a broad range of map use cases, for example, you can configure the content layout for text-based content or content-rich media.

Content Layout Styles

You can customize the layout for the List, Expanded, Compact, and Minimized views

For each view,  you can choose which content items and which image styles are displayed.

  • Content items –  select which content item to include: address, description or images/videos
  • Media style – choose thumbnail, cover or inline

We have summarized the options available for each view

List View

Expanded View

Compact View

Minimized View

What is it?

Category list. Search results. Storytelling style.

Full content view of a location

Card is swiped halfway down

Card is swiped all the way down

Where is it?*

Landscape mode
&
Portrait mode

Landscape mode
&
Portrait mode

Portrait mode only

Portrait mode only

Content Options

Name

Address

Summary or full description

Name

Address

Full description

Name

Summary Description

Name

Media Options

Cover style

Thumbnail

Cover style

Inline images

Cover style

Thumbnail

Thumbnail

Disable View

Not available

Not available

Optional

Not available

* Landscape mode is the usual display mode on large screens like desktop and laptop as well as the landscape view on phones and tablets. Portrait mode is the default display on phones and tablets.

Layout Styles Presets

In your Mapme editor, for each view, you can choose from different preset styles. Got to:
Settings > Layout Styles

    List View

    Style

    Summary
    Minimal
    Story

    Content included

    Name

    Address

    Short description

    Name

    Name

    Direction Link

    Full description

    Media Style

    Medium Thumbnail

    Small thumbnail

    Cover Image

    Default

    On landscape mode

    On portrait mode

    Use cases

    Category maps

    Category maps
    with large amount
    of data

    Story maps
    with flow
    (no categories)

    Expanded View

    Style

    Thumbnail gallery

    Inline Image

    Content included

    Name

    Direction link

    Full description

    Name

    Direction link

    Full description

    Media Style

    Cover image with
    thumbnail gallery
    Inline images

    Default

    Yes

    Use cases

    Map with large
    amount of media

    Map with
    media focus

    Compact View*

    Style

    Cover

    Summary

    Media Style

    Cover image

    Thumbnail

    Default

    Yes

    * This view is only available on small screens (smartphones) in portrait mode.
    To view the examples, open with your smartphone

    Minimized View*

    Media Style

    Small Thumbnail

    Examples

    * This view is only available on small screens (smartphones) in portrait mode.
    To view the examples, open with your smartphone

    Desktop and mobile devices

    You can choose different layout styles for landscape and portrait mode using the display toggle.

    Landscape mode is usually the display mode for desktop.

    Portrait mode is usually the display mode for phones and tablets. However, mobile users might choose to change the orientation of their phones to the landscape viewing mode.

    In portrait mode, Mapme lets you customize which view to display when the user taps on a marker or on a list result.

    Which layout style should I choose?

    The choice of the layout style depends on your type of map, your map content and your audience.

    For example, for storytelling maps, we recommend using the Story style.

    For a map with categories and a high number of locations, we recommend using the Minimal or Summary style.

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