Get Started

  • What's new?
    See what’s new in Geocortex Essentials.
  • System requirements
    View the hardware and software requirements for Geocortex Essentials, and the ArcGIS versions that it is compatible with.
  • Download Geocortex Essentials
    Download Geocortex Essentials and the HTML5 viewer framework from the VertiGIS Studio Community.
  • Installation
    Install Geocortex Essentials and Geocortex Viewer for HTML5, and perform the basic post-installation configuration.
  • Create your first site
    Create a simple Geocortex Essentials site and launch an HTML5 viewer.
  • Tech Tip videos
    Learn common patterns, best practices and tips and tricks with our Tech Tips video series.

Key Features

  • Geocortex Essentials Manager
    Geocortex Essentials Manager makes it easy to create and manage sites and viewers.
  • Map services and layers
    Build a map by adding layers from map services, feature services, image services, and more. Define service connections to bookmark your favorite services.
  • Search
    Configure which map layers users can search and choose the search engine to use.
  • Security
    Geocortex Essentials security allows you to control which users can access specific components like layers, database tables, workflows, and more.
  • Workflow
    Automate GIS and business processes with VertiGIS Studio Workflow.
  • Reporting
    Create templates to generate reports and printable maps, including large-format maps.
  • Data links
    Data linking brings together spatial and non-spatial data, and makes it accessible in workflows and reports
  • Viewers
    Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 delivers a highly customizable interface for working with Geocortex Essentials sites on desktop browsers, tablets, and handheld devices.
  • Offline
    Make your Geocortex Essentials sites available offline using Geocortex Mobile App Framework for iOS, Android, and Windows devices.
  • Localization
    Use the Geocortex Language Tool to translate Geocortex Essentials Manager’s interface into the language(s) of your choice.