QGIS tutorial

Self-Guided QGIS Courses

These six QGIS courses are available for free self-guided learning.

August 21, 2020

How to Add Leader Lines to Labels in QGIS 3.10

The release of QGIS version 3.10 brought with it the native capability to add leader lines to labels.

January 30, 2020

How to Change the Projection of a Shapefile Using QGIS

If you know the starting coordinate system or projection of your shapefile, you can quickly export the data into another…

July 19, 2019

How to Change the Label Language When Using Natural Earth’s Quick Start QGIS Files

One quirk with the version 3 of the Natural Earth quick start kit .qgs file is that when you load it…

July 14, 2019

How to Get the Map View in QGIS to Resize Properly on a Mac

One Mac OS specific bug is the map view canvas doesn't fill the available space in QGIS 3.x versions. Learn…

October 16, 2018

Introduction to QGIS Python Programming

Anita Graser has started a tutorial series aimed at teaching users with no programming background how to get started with…

July 14, 2019

Access 35 GIS Lectures and Labs for Free

The FOSS4G Geoacademy has released 35 geospatial lectures and labs for free under a Common Creative license.

July 14, 2019

QGIS Tutorial: How to Change the Map Projection to be Centered Over the Pacific Ocean

This quick tutorial shows you how to recenter your map project in QGIS so that the center of the map…

June 8, 2018

How to Add a Map from Mapbox to QGIS

This tutorial will show you how to take a map style you have created in Mapbox and load it into…

January 18, 2018

How to Save a Selection as a New File Using QGIS

Learn how to save a selection from a GIS dataset to a new GIS file using QGIS with this quick…

November 24, 2017

Dress Up Your QGIS Install With this Whimsical Plugin

The QGIS hats plugin is a bit of fun that accomplishes no other purpose than to add a hat to…

July 7, 2017

Using QGIS to Create a Hexbin Map of GISP Registrations

It is fairly easy to create a hexbin map using QGIS. This tutorial uses a geocoded database from the GISP…

February 21, 2017