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Everything you need to know to publish and share data.

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Site Settings

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Understanding your homepage

Learn more about the data that will appear by default on your homepage.

Assign a featured data layer to your homepage

Choose a data layer to feature on your homepage.

Add categories to your site

Add categories that can be used to browse and filter search results on your site.

Enable users to crop by region

Administrators can enable users to crop specified data layers according to region.

Upload & Import Data

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Manually upload and import data

Publishers can manually upload and import data from a data archive.

Introducing supported data sources

Learn more about the range of data sources that can be used to add data to a Koordinates site.

Connect to a PostgreSQL database

Learn how to connect your Koordinates Data Service to a PostgreSQL database

Connect to a WFS service

Learn how to connect your Koordinates Data Service to a WFS service.

Publish Data

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Setting a price for your data

Learn how to set a price for your commercial data

Edit descriptive information of a layer

Learn how to edit the descriptive information of a layer

Create and edit sets

Arrange your data layers and tables into sets so that they can be viewed and downloaded together.

Create and edit a catalogue entry

A catalogue entry can be used to list data that is accessible outside of your site.

Licensing & Metadata

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Understanding licensing

Learn how to choose a licence for your published data.

Add a license to data

Learn how to add a license to an individual data layer.

Add a custom license

Learn how to add your own custom license, which can then be applied to your data.

What can I license (and not license) on my site?

Learn what you are able to license to users on your site.

Roles & Permissions

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Set permissions for all users

Determine a range of global permissions for all users on your site.

Invite new users to your site

Send an invitation for new users to join your site.

Export a list of users for your Data Service

Download a CSV of the users on your Data Service

Suspending a user

Learn how to prevent a user from continuing to use your site.

File Formats & Data Types

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File formats supported for importing data

Koordinates supports a range of file formats for importing data to your site.

ASCII Grid format

There are several limitations to Esri ASCII Grid format, and users are advised to instead import data in GeoTIFF.

Esri Binary Grids

Learn more about how Koordinates handles the Esri Binary Grid file format.

Converting KML files

To import KML files to your site, you will need to convert them into another file format.


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Add users to a group

Manage bulk permissions per data layer by adding users to a group.

Change the owning Group of a data layer

Learn how to change which Group owns specific data layers on your site.

Edit descriptive information for a Group

Learn how to edit the descriptive information for a Group on your Koordinates Data Service.

Allow users to request access to a group

Administrators can decide if they want to allow users to request access to a group.

Data Updates

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Update a layer from connected data sources

Learn how to update your existing data layers from the user interface.

Automate sporadic updates of your data

Learn how to automates sporadic updates your data from an internal data source.

Schedule regular updates of your data

Schedule update your data from an internal data source

Updates using the Koordinates Administration API

Use the Admin API and Python Client Library to update your data.


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Find and filter site analytics reports

Keep track of how your data is being accessed via a range of analytics reports.

Analytics reports offered by Koordinates

Administrators can access a range of detailed analytics reports about activity on their site.

Data Storage Analytics Report

Get a breakdown of your storage usage by data type and date, as well as a forecast of your data usage.

Access Channels by Users Analytics Report

Learn more about how users are accessing data on your site.


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Raise a ticket with Koordinates Support

Learn how to send a support request to the Koordinates Support team.

Manage your Koordinates Support tickets

View and manage tickets sent to the Koordinates support team.

The Koordinates System Status Page

The Koordinates System Status page allows publishers and users can keep track of the status of Koordinates sites.