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Using Humap

Quick Starts

This tutorial is available in video and text/image.

Quick Starts direct your audience to specific pieces of content on your Humap or to other places on the web.

They look like this:

A screenshot of Quick Starts in action on Scarborough Atlas

Example from Scarborough Atlas.

To access the admin area, make sure you have the proper permissions and go to

If you’re not already logged in you will be redirected to and presented with a log in screen.

You can also go to the homepage of your Humap and click Humap Admin, in the top-right of the screen by Explore the Map button.

The log in screen for the Humap platform

You can then log in with your email and password.

This takes you to the home screen of Humap’s content management system:

A screenshot of the content analytics page in the Humap admin area

Click Quick Starts in the menu on the left to get to this screen:A screenshot of a list of Quickstarts in the admin dashboard

Here’s how to make quick starts:

  • Click New Quick Start.

A screenshot of the quick start details dashboard

  • Type a name for your quick start into the Title Text Box and add some content in the Content Text Box.

A screenshot of the Quick start image uploading screen

  • You can then copy and paste a URL in to the URL Text Box and add an image by clicking Choose File and uploading an image.
  • You can also add an image name below.

You can then add the finished Quick Start to your introductory tray view and webpages via those dashboards.

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