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How to Create a Project
How to Create a Project
Laura Cassone avatar
Written by Laura Cassone
Updated over a week ago

Creating a project on Orbify is a straightforward process that will allow you to explore its specifics in a simple but effective way. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can tailor your projects to precisely meet your requirements.

Step 1: Navigate to the Project Section

Log in to your Orbify account.

On the top left, find the Project section: this is where you'll manage all your projects and create new ones.

On the top right, find the button Create Project.

Step 2: Enter Project Details

When creating a new project, you will need to provide some essential details to set it up properly.

Select Template

To begin, you can choose the template that best represents your project, as it will include specific features to streamline your project effectively.

Enter Name and Date range

Provide the name of your project along with the desired date range that you aim to streamline. This information is essential for establishing a clear framework and timeline, enabling to effectively organize and optimize the project's workflow and resources.

Click on “Continue”.

Step 3: Choose How to Create your project

Orbify offers two convenient methods for creating your project. Select the one that best suits your preferences and workflow.

Upload a file

If you have a file related to your project area, you can upload it by either dragging it into the designated area or clicking to select it manually. Your file should be in a format compatible with describing geometries, such as SHP, GeoJSON, or KML.

Draw the Project Area on the Map

To begin, select the initial point by clicking on your desired location on the map.

Then, simply drag and add additional points to construct the geometry as needed. Finally, click on the starting point once more to complete the process.

Click the "Create Project" button to confirm and view your project display.


Creating a project on Orbify is a simple yet powerful process. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can create and configure your projects to suit your specific needs. Whether you're working on a small-scale or a large-scale, Orbify provides the tools and features you need.

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