I am trying to retrieve some WMS layers from geoserver so that I can display them in leaflet and I need to populate a URL field and I noticed that many of the layers that I opened up in openlayers had "GetMap&layers" vs examples that were successful with "GetFeatureInfo&Layers" when being served via URL.
closed as not a real question by iant♦, djq, Devdatta Tengshe, R.K., Aaron Nov 22 '12 at 17:37
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GetMap-Retrieves a map image for a specified area and content
GetFeatureInfo (optional)-Retrieves the underlying data, including geometry and attribute values, for a pixel location on a map