CARTO User Manual

CARTO User Manual


The CARTO Workspace includes functionalities for creating and publishing maps in a simple manner, using the CARTO map tool: Builder.

Builder is designed to allow technical and non-technical audiences to visualize, explore, and filter large amount of location data in your browser.

This guide will teach you how to create a map in the CARTO Builder, and perform data analysis by adding data to a map, adding filters, and more.

In the Maps section of the Workspace, you will see the list of your current maps. If you haven’t created a map yet, you will see the following page:

Maps module first map

To create a new map, click Create your first map. This will open the CARTO map tool: Builder.

CARTO Builder contains many features that guide you through the process of creating a map, changing the styling, and selecting how your data appears. Use the following task list as guide for some of the main CARTO Builder features:

  • Add your source guide
  • View your data table guide
  • Configure your map settings guide
  • Style your maps guide