exping finally launched!

Mar 21, 2022


Exping Launch

After 3 months, exping is back, and we're thrilled to announce our official public beta launch!๐ŸŽ‰

The newly launched exping comes equipped with substantial enhancements.
With a commitment to satisfying diverse map-making needs and assisting users in curating maps of distinguished taste and value,

exping has transitioned from a map-based community to a cutting-edge Map Marking Tool.

Stay tuned as we delve into the exciting features offered by exping:

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Creation

Private/Public Maps

Click "+Create Map" to embark on crafting your inaugural map!

What's more, you're vested with the authority to alter map visibility anytime, be it for sharing with others or squirreling away for personal use- you call the shots!

Customizing Marks

Adding detailing info to location markers offers an insight into your style and preferences.

  • ๐Ÿ˜„ Emoji Markers Choose from a wide array of emojis to highlight locations, injecting personality into your map.
  • ๐Ÿท๏ธ Custom Tags Shake off the dull pre-set tags, by introducing customized tags that depict the location's charm, facilitating a more refined impression.
  • ๐Ÿ•ธ Visualized Ratings Assign ratings to locations via intuitive draggable emojis, with radar charts presenting a multi-faceted review, simplifying location assessments.
  • ๐Ÿ“ท Pictures Enrich your location's representation by uploading compelling photos.
  • โœ ๐Ÿป Description Jot down any noteworthy points or personal commentary regarding the location.

Curation Mode

In the map editing page's lower-left corner, you can switch to Curation Mode.
By navigating here, you can morph your map into an article. This augmented approach combines the power of vivid imagery and compelling text to encapsulate and convey your unique taste to a broader audience.

Exporting in Bulk

Once you finish crafting your map, tap on "Export" located in the upper right corner of the map editing interface. This action converts your map into an engaging poster ready to be shared widely.

Exports will include the "Map Cover + Location Posters." Slide left or right to preview the export outcomes.

Follow these steps to amp up the fun in your mapping experience๐Ÿ‘‡

  • Map Tweaking: Scale and drag within the map area on the cover to highlight your preferred geographical scope
  • Place Adjustments: Strategically choose four place names to feature on your map cover
  • Background: Rotate through different background color schemes that best align with your map's theme
  • Map Styling: Cycle between street view, dark-colored, or minimalist map styles
  • Labels/Notes: Opt for either showcasing labels or mini-tour guides
    Tip: Complete place info leads to a more enlightening poster!

๐Ÿ” Exploration

This is the taste community of all explorers. Through sharing posts and maps, we assemble a network of explorers for engaging discussions, shared experiences, taste revelations, and idea exchanges.

Subscribe to Maps

If you stumble upon a map that piques your interest, you can bookmark it and subscribe for updates. You'll be the first to know when new locations are added.

Publish posts

Regardless of time and place, you can use exping to chronicle your taste preferences. Just mark a place, include topics, and publish your post. This way, more people can discover the unique niches you've explored.

Nearby interest point

Embark on an adventure exploring intriguing sites close by - a map holds the key to limitless exploratory journeys.

Interaction and Sharing

  • Follow: Stay tuned with your favoured topics, locations, and users
  • Bookmark: Store the noteworthy posts, locations, and maps
  • Comment: Feel free to voice your thoughts on any imprints or maps
  • React: Express yourself with emojis on the posts made by other users

We're thrilled that exping, during its internal testing phase, harnessed a group of pioneering creators.

We're grateful for their active involvement and constant feedback which have significantly shaped the growth of exping, paving the way for today's successful launch.

On this landmark day, we extend our heartfelt invitation for you to join as a creator on exping.

Our ultimate goal is for you to find joy in map creation through exping, fostering a deeper love and unabridged courage to explore unknown territories in the physical realm.

We're firm believers that map creation goes beyond leaving a trail, but it also unravels personal value creation.
Come on board at exping and chart your unique flavor map!"