1.3. How to create account (NextGIS ID) and Web GIS
1.3.1. How to create account (NextGIS ID)
Before you can start working with your Web GIS you need to create an account (NextGIS ID). NextGIS ID is required to access all NextGIS Services, including Web GIS service.
In order to create an account click here or press “Create Web GIS” button on the main page of nextgis.com website (see Pic. 1.1.):
You can also create an account by authorising with your existing social media account.
After you click the “Create account” button, your Profile page will open where you can fill in your personal information, select language of the interface and change your password. In case you made an error during sign-up, you can also change your email address in the profile. To apply changes press “Save” (see Pic. 1.3.):
Check your email, you should receive a letter with an account confirmation link. When you receive the letter, click on the link to confirm your email address.
You will not be able to create Web GIS until you confirm your email address.
In case you don’t receive this letter in 10-15 minutes, click “Create Web GIS” button, then click “Send the email again” link in the “Please confirm your E-mail” window (see Pic. 1.4.).
1.3.2. How to change NextGIS ID password
To change the password for the NextGIS ID account, go to the profile settings https://my.nextgis.com/profile and set a new password (см. Pic. 1.5.).
1.3.3. How to create Web GIS
After you’ve successfully created your account you can start creating your Web GIS.
To create Web GIS you need to complete a Web GIS creation form by indicating domain name (URL) and selecting a data center (see Pic. 1.6.):
After you finish completing all required fields, press “Create Web GIS” button. A message will apear informing you that your Web GIS is being created (see Pic. 1.7.):
When the creation process is complete, a message will appear. From this message you can open your newly created Web GIS or upgrade your Plan (see Pic. 1.8.):
You’ll receive an email with your Web GIS login and password. After your Web GIS is created, the outlook of the “Web GIS Settings” page will change: it will contain your Web GIS address and fields for changing your Web GIS password (see Pic. 1.9.):
To open your Web GIS click the link on the “Web GIS Settings” page. Web GIS Main resource group will open (see Pic. 1.14.):
1.3.4. How to sign in to your Web GIS
To start working in your Web GIS, first sign in using a “Sign in” button in the upper right corner.
In the opened dialog press the green button that reads “Sign in with NextGIS ID”.
You will be redirected to my.nextgis.com authorization page. Enter your username or email you used for registration and your password.
After the authorization is completed successfully you will be redirected back to the Web GIS.
1.3.6. Team management
This functionality is only available for Premium users.
According to nextgis.com plans, the Premium account holder has an opportunity to give access to Pro-functions of NextGIS QGIS, Mobile и Formbuilder to 4 more users who have a NextGIS ID.
Team management allows adding any NextGIS user by login to your team. Team management is available through your personal account at https://my.nextgis.com/teammanage in the Team section (see Pic. 1.17.).
By default, the team includes the owner of the Premium subscription (see Pic. 1.18.). The owner can add team members by clicking the Add button and finding them using their NextGIS ID user name (see Pic. 1.19.). Team members must already be registered on my.nextgis.com. The username can be seen in the profile. If the user has forgotten his username and cannot login to his profile, he can restore access.
Each added team member will appear in the list (see Pic. 1.20.). At any moment, a team member can be removed and/or replaced by another if the limit of the team is reached (see Pic. 1.21.).