Help 4 Maps

Welcome to the help page for this site

If you plan to upload points of interest to a map then here is how to do it.

Entering Map Data

Find the place on the map to which your content refers in the Add a Coastal Place form. Zoom in and move the waypoint to the right location. (Otherwise you can submit a what3words location.)

Submitting a Video

You can directly upload very short videos (up to 10mb) To submit longer videos please send a Vimeo link.

  • Set up a Vimeo account
  • Upload your video to Vimeo
  • Click the share icon on your video
  • Click Get embed code or URL
  • Copy the link from Vimeo
  • Paste link into the Embed box field in the Add a Coastal Place form

More help from Vimeo

Submitting a Sound File

You can upload very short sound bites on the AddPlace form. (up to 10mb) To submit longer sound files please send a Soundcloud link.

If you have links to other media then you can also embed them in the same box.

  • Set up an account on Soundcloud
  • Upload a soundfile to your tracks
  • Find the track you want to share with us
  • Click on the share button
  • Click on the embed tab
  • Select and copy the embed code
  • Paste the embed code into the Embed box in the Add a Coastal Place form.

More help from Soundcloud