CARTO Editor Workflow
CARTO Editor is a dashboard that contains your datasets and your maps. The following high-level workflow highlights how you can create a map from your dashboard.
|Create a new dataset||You can upload your dataset using any of the supported geospatial data formats, connect to a public dataset from the Data Library, or create an empty dataset. For details, see Connect Dataset.
Tip: See Locating Geospatial and Mappable Data if you need help locating data resources.
|Visualize your data and create a map||CARTO Editor contains many features that guide you through the process of creating a map and selecting how your data appears. Use the following task list as guide for some of the main CARTO Editor features:
- Change your Basemap
- Visualize how your map appears
- Edit Map Options
- Add Map Elements
- Control the visible features that appear on your published map
- Apply simple style changes with the map wizard
- Manage your data
|Publish and share your map||Once you visualize and publish a map, you can get a link to share the map, embed it to a website or blog, or add your map to another application.
For details, see Publish and Share your Map
Tip: It is also suggested to view the Best Practices Checklist for Creating Maps with CARTO, for guidelines about planning and executing the best map design based on your data.