Head over to the Registration Section on our Login Page to sign yourself up for a new MapDataLAB account.
Once you’re set up with an account, you will be directed to our Plans Page where you can select a plan that meets your requirements.
Once you select your plan, you're all set to create your first map. You will be presented with a grid of available blocks which you can select. Once you’ve selected the blocks, you can choose the grid layers you want on your map.
The dashboard consists of two major sections: your Plan Information and the Map List associated with your account.
The main components that make up the Map Interface are:
The Main Menu contains the following options:
The Layers Tab contains all the layers associated to the concerned map. The layers are divided into the following categories:
The New Layer Tab is used to add a new Data Layer to your map. The 4 supported formats for data upload are:
To add Data Layers on your map, navigate to the New Layer Tab. The supported data formats and the instructions for the same are as follows:
The uploaded file should contain columns storing latitude & longitude values and they should be named 'x' and 'y' respectively.
To visualize your data on our maps, you need to connect it to our spatial data.
1. Select your Data Scope(State/District/Sub-District) and download the file which contains code tokens for each region in the scope.
2. Create a column in your CSV data file named “STATE_CODE” and copy the region codes from the code file to the corresponding region rows.
3. Save and upload the modified CSV data file.
The uploaded file should be a ZIP file containing the associated external files.
The uploaded file should be of the JSON or GeoJSON file type.
MapDataLAB allows its users to classify their Data and Grid Layers. The layer can be classified by clicking on the Classify Button associated with the layer.