Today, we’d like to explain to you why attributes and categories play a very important role in your new interactive map on Mapotic.com. The right combination of these two elements will make your map much easier to use for your new and existing visitors.
What is the difference between attributes and categories?
Thanks to categories, users can search for specific points of interest or filter specific places on the map
Categories can be found on the bar at the bottom right of each map, while the tools for their management are located in the left administration menu under the Categories tab.
There are multiple attribute types and you can also assign a set of attributes that will be available for each category. If an attribute doesn’t match a location in one or more categories, you can easily remove it in Settings.
Finally, a few more tips for all newcomers and for those who are just deciding whether it makes sense to establish a map at all. Try to look at the Discover page, where you will find a lot of finished and successful map projects. Several of their creators even managed to get sponsors for their plans.
If you have already created a map and would like to focus on promoting it, you will find a few useful tips in our article on this topic.
We wish you good luck with your map projects!