Configuring Geocortex Essentials to use what3words
what3words can be integrated as a geocoding service within Geocortex Essentials. Adding the what3words ArcGIS Locator functions just as any other geocode service within the Geocortex Essentials application allowing you to discover what3words addresses or search for a what3words address.
You will need a what3words API key to complete this tutorial.
Open Geocortex Essentials Manager
Open your Site in Geocortex Essentials Manager and navigate to the Geocoding tab of GIS Services
Add a Geocoding Service
Select the ArcGIS Geocoding Service type
Enter an appropriate display name for the service
Choose the Token Security (by user) option
Populate the service URL, Username, and Password field.
Username: Email address you used to create a what3words API key
Password: your what3words API key.
Select the service name from the list with the language required.
You can now configure your new what3words geocode service to be the default geocode service.
Click “Include in Global Search:” to use within the Global Search
Using the service
Find out the what3words address for a location through the right-click context window.
Find a what3words address through the search