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Is it possible to customize a template for web application in ArcGIS Online?

What I mean, none of the templates 100% suits our needs so I'm wondering if I could download the code of basic viewer, let's say, add required functions and upload it back to ArcGIS Online and use it for our maps?

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I think uploading back to ArcGIS Online not possible but you can integrate it your site.. – Sunil Feb 11 '13 at 10:46
up vote 2 down vote accepted

According to your question Yes its possible to customize the templates and I have customized one template & go though following links which will be helpful/guide for you..

Useful links for you :

Create Customized Mapping Applications Using Esri's Web Map and Application Templates in ArcGIS Online

Free Video (Getting Started with Map Templates)

Lots of Web Application Templates

Creating web application templates

I hope it will help you..thanks

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Hi, Thx for asnwers. Exactly this I want, to upload my modified template to ArcGIS online. I have successfully modified BasicViewer and now I want to use it from template gallery, in ArcGIS online for organisation. – AndreiGosman Feb 11 '13 at 12:35
@AndreiGosman thanks for your reply and please click on "accept this answer" ..thanks : ) – Sunil Feb 11 '13 at 12:44
To be clear though, you aren't actually uploading your template to ArcGIS Online. You host the template on your server and create a link to it in AGOL. When someone uses it in AGOL, they are sending a appid / webmapid to your server (and optionally configuration parameters, if you've set them up.) – awesomo Feb 11 '13 at 18:11
@awesomo that's true : ) – Sunil Feb 12 '13 at 5:07
Thanks all for answers. This is is exactly scenario I am trying to avoid, not using my server anymore – AndreiGosman Feb 12 '13 at 7:25

This guide to customising an app and then using it as a template has some useful tips, although links to the sample data don't work. Unfortunately though, once you have customised an app in even the most minor way, it can't be hosted by ArcGIS Online - you will need to host it yourself.

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