Crowdsource Manager, a companion configurable application template to data collection apps such as Crowdsource Reporter, allows users within an organization to review problems or observations submitted through the Reporter application. The application can be used on tablets and desktop computers.

The Crowdsource Manager application presents one or more maps that can be used to review problems or observations reported. Users authenticate with their ArcGIS credentials and look for patterns and clusters, review problem details, update status, and assign responsibility.


Crowdsource Manager requires specific software.

Requirement Description
  • Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Enterprise, or ArcGIS Online subscription
Browser compatibility

What you get

The Crowdsource Manager application can be configured in ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS without downloading the application. However, if you want to host the application on your own server the application is available to download from GitHub.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Crowdsource Manager.

Date Description
September 2017
  • A fix for BUG-000101689 to correct the display of subtype-dependant fields.
  • A fix for BUG-000105122 to display layers that do not have an OBJECTID field.
  • Updated app to use version 3.22 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
June 2017
  • A fix for BUG-000102143 to correct the display of the number of currently selected records.
  • A fix for BUG-000102247 to improve support for layers with visibility ranges.
  • Added support for layer that have Update, but not Add, capabilities.
  • Updated app to use version 3.21 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
March 2017
  • Support for shared theme
  • Added support for feature collections as reference layers.
  • Added a configurable option to display the details, media, or related record panel first upon selecting a record.
  • Updated app to use version 3.20 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
December 2016
  • A fix for BUG-000100542 to improve how the app behaves with subtypes and integer coded domain values that use the value 0.
  • A fix for BUG-000099365 to allow editing record in related table layers that have a Global ID field.
  • A fix for BUG-000099306 to display the correct icons for different attachment file types.
  • Filters on the comment table are now honored to facilitate comment moderation.
  • Updated app to use version 3.19 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
September 2016
  • Added the ability to create related records (submit comments), and to include attachments with those new related records.
  • Changed the behavior when selecting features on the map to allow selection of stacked features. Now all features at or near to the selection location will be selected, or will be added to the current selection with the CTRL key is pressed.
  • Hyperlinked images and videos now display int he media panel.
  • Addressed several image caption display issues in the media panel.
  • Fixed a bug where the favicon displayed in the browser was always the application logo.
  • Updated app to use version 3.18 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
June 2016
  • Ability to update attributes for multiple features by holding down the CTRL key and clicking multiple features in the table or map.
  • Ability to filter the map and table by attribute values using the Ask for Value filters set in the map.
  • Ability to filter the map and table by time using the time slider settings configured in the map.
  • Added a configuration option to enable display of uneditable layers along with each editable layer.
  • Added support for maps with multi-layer basemaps.
  • Added the ability to edit attributes of related records.
  • Added a media display panel for images and charts that are attached to each record.
  • Updated app to use version 3.17 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
February 2016
  • Simplified app interface when working with a single map and a single layer.
  • Improved support for right-to-left languages.
  • Added ability to display related records using the pop-up configuration of the related layer.
  • Updated to use version 3.16 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
November 2015
  • Fixed a bug that was causing dates to be displayed in the incorrect format.
  • Updated to use version 3.15 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
September 2015
  • Removed the horizontal constraint on the app logo.
  • App state (table view, map view) is maintained on app refresh.
July 2015
  • A series of enhancements and improvements to the user interface.
  • An enhancement to the table removing geographic filtering.
  • An enhancement to allow the application to be accessed from a public URL.
  • Updated to use version 3.14 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
February 2015
  • First release of Crowdsource Manager

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