Web Feature Service (WFS) specification. This is an open specification for serving geographic features over the Web.

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Only return the NumberOfFeatures in a WFS query

I'm running a GetFeature WFS query in Geoserver (looking for features within a polygon) but all I actually want is the total number of features. Is there a way of just returning this info (in the hope ...
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Should I use WFS, WMS or SOS considering performance and security?

My task is to develop a web application which will visualize the temporal data on map and produce a kind of data flow (or animation) from the images/data which have been received from server. For ...
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OpenLayers WFS flip coordinates

I have a problem integrating WMS and WFS. Basically what i want is when user clicks on WMS then a clicked polygon is added to vector (and selected). The problem is that the WMS is in version 1.3.0 and ...
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How to store and serve data and its progress over time in GeoServer?

I recently started working with GeoServer and stored some shape files. I successfully can retrieve the data as JSON. The data I want to maintain in the database changes over time. I do not want to ...
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Making OGC WMS/WFS look like ArcGIS Server layer, including functionality?

Esri contacted me about this question. After a good talk the conclusion was that it is not wise to build a wrapper around WMS/WFS because of possible changes to the REST interface of ArcGIS Online ...
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GeoServer - Serving html files

Encountering a Geoserver - Openlayer WFS layer not visible I found this interesting answer . Solution about html page on the server surprised me very much as I tried previously to load an html page ...
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WFS Caching / Back button

I'm using WFS protocol on Vector layer / GeoServer / PostGIS Currently the map is refreshing and calling new requests whenever i do anything like searching or drawing and when i move back to a part ...
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Is there a WFS and WFS-T Java library that plays nicely with Android?

I have a GeoServer database and various programs that query it and so forth using GeoTools. Now I'm making a map app for Android, but not only is GeoTools quite large with all it's dependencies (15 mb ...
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Reproject a vector layer (EPSG:27700) using WFS onto a googlemaps background (EPSG:900913)

I have the following HTML-javascript code and i have problems reprojecting the vector layer (WFS) from EPSG:27700 (British National Grid) to EPSG:900913 (googlemaps). I managed to project the WMS ...
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Geoserver, OpenLayers so slow for WFS! Why?

I am displaying 100 000 points in a layer via WFS protocol. I need about 5 minutes. However, 100 000 does not seems so much... My points are stored in PostGIS, in a column defined this way : ...
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Load a feature from geoserver using WFS protocol on localhost

I am a student enginner in GIS , I want to load my features from geoserver using WFS protocol. I'm using this code but it's not appearing in my browser OpenLayers.ProxyHost = ...
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Openlayers - Get extent of WFS vector layer and zoom to that extent when map

I would like to do the following: 1) While loading an OpenLayers map object get the lat/long Bounding Box of a WFS vector layer served from GeoServer. 2) Use the extent from the WFS vector layer to ...
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Querying MapServer using WFS functionality

I'm trying to display a shapefile using OpenLayers and Mapserver. Instead of overlaying it as a png, I want to return a vector, in this case a KML file. My HTML file (located in the same folder as ...
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How to refresh features on a OL3 map automatically?

I am using OL3 and GeoServer and PostGIS as database. My database is connected to GeoServer and OL3 conected to GeoServer and reads the points in database as vector layer and shows on the map. My ...
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Editing WFS with max feature limit in QGis

I'm serving a large layer (500 thousand polygons) using Geoserver WFS and what to be able to edit it using QGis. I've set a feature limit on the layer so I wont overload GeoServer with the request. I ...
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Probleme with WFS protocol in OpenLayers

Sorry for disturbing. I know my problem look common, but I really don't know what to make. Here is my code for getting a WMS layer in OpenLayers from Geoserver. var wfs2 = new ...
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GetFeature Request with Polygon Intersecting Polygons

My task is very straightforward: a user draws a polygon and query all parcel polygons. The query string extends the URL limit. So I am posting XML to WFS. However, GeoServer always returned 0 feature, ...
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Dynamically adding WFS layer features with Geoserver

I am investigating using Geoserver to output new WFS layer features dynamically. We have a backend process that will be generating new WFS features periodically that will be placed in a datastore ...
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Custom marker/icon based on attribute data in leaflet/geojson

I would like to add different icons to my leaflet map based on attribute data. My layer is a geojson layer, it is coming from geoserver with jsnop. I can see my data with the default marker, but when ...
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Using PostgreSQL with ArcGIS

Have mercy ... with Stackexcachange I'm not yet so familiar, so this is initially somewhat opaque. I try to do my best to organize this thread as well as possible. Recently I've started to get WFS ...
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GeoServer Web Feature Service (WFS) in Open Layers Problem

I am running GeoServer 2.1.1, and have a datastore from ArcSDE populated with features projected in EPSG:26918. I can successfully add a WMS to an OpenLayers map, but am having issues with WFS. I have ...
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How to get column names of layer (WMS) using OpenLayers?

Is it somehow possible to get layer's column name using OpenLayers? any example and documentation would be really useful? Edit: I have already tried WMS_describeLayer topp:states layer: <?xml ...
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WFS getfeature request with diffent SRS

I'm having problems with a WFS getFeature request. I'm using openlayers with an OSM map as baselayers which use the google projection. Overlaying the layer with WMS works perfect. When I do a request ...
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OpenLayers WFS protocol query after vector layer creation

I want to be able to create a layer on init, then load features from a WFS protocol afterward. I'm having trouble doing this. Using WFS protocol in vector constructor works fine and is not my ...
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GeoServer WMS correct WFS wrong coordinates for line features?

I'm calling my geoserver with WMS and later WFS to retrieve vector data (both times EPSG 4342. All features are correctly rendered in WMS and QGIS, so I'm sure the original data is fine. The original ...
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WFS: How to specify input coordinate reference system

Geeoserver allows to specify output CRS by parameter srsName in WFS GetFeature. Is there a way to specify the input CRS? I am displaying layers of different CRSs in my map - all reprojected to ...
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Geoserver WFS get feature doesn't work - “SyntaxError: missing ; before statement”

I'm trying to use geoserver WFS json for creating vector layer (instead of using WMS) because this is a layer I redraw every 20 seconds. This is the code I use : function getJSON() { var ...
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GetFeature request giving variable results

I have a map with a tilecache baselayer and a wms property layer. By clicking on a property a GetFeature request is done using OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS.fromWMSLayer for the protocol. A test version ...
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Service URL for Web Feature Service (WFS) using GML Simple Features profile?

Does anyone know of an "almost always available" Service URL for a Web Feature Service (WFS) using GML Simple Features profile? I'm keen to test WFS client capabilities without having to configure a ...
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Adding WMS and WFS layers from GEOSERVER in arcgis viewer for flex 3.0

I am interested in adding feature layers from geoserver in arcgis viewer for flex config file and consequently display them on the web map.IS that possible? If yes, could someone share how they did ...
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WFS via Geoserver - Proxy or MapDocument Issues?

I struggle getting a WFS overlay from geoserver to work. I think I meet all the requirements for the WFS to be displayed in my map, but the request seems to get stuck somewhere... FireBug gives the ...
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how to download a file from geoserver gml from a url using javascript?

how to download a file from geoserver gml from a url using javascript? I'm doing a web application with javascript, but I could not download files from geoserver, the url given entry does not bring ...
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Update WFS Layer with QGIS - Commit errors

In QGis: Importing WFS Layer from Server, changing Attributes, trying to save. I get Commit errors: Could not commit changes to layer ah_neu:mylayer. The geoservers logfile says: 2015-01-21 ...
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What is wrong with my WFS-T protocol setup?

So I want to transfer some Vector Layer Features from javascript code to my geoserver and then to postGIS, my code looks like this: saveStrategy = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Save(); ...
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How can I centralize QGIS connections for multiple QGIS installations

I have multiple computers with QGIS installed on them. I regularly use the same WMS / WFS services. Now I have to connect to these services for each QGIS installation separately. It would be great ...
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How to use paging in a WFS query?

I am running a GetFeature request against a WFS server which does not support to download all data at once. Can I use ogc:PropertyIsGreaterThanOrEqualTo to split the dataset into chunks at download ...
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Are there any exisiting .NET implementations for WFS that are extendable?

I've been told its a bad idea to implement WFS from scratch: Implementing WFS within .NET Does anybody know of any exisiting .net implementations that I can extend?
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VSI File API support in ogr2ogr

It seems that support for streaming input is wishy-washy in ogr2ogr. For example, why can I do this: curl "http://data.usgin.org/arizona/wfs?service=WFS&version=1.1.0& ...
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Can use of GML Simple Features profile by Web Feature Service (WFS) be advertised?

The ArcGIS 10.1 documentation on Working with WFS services says: The GML Simple Features profile is recommended for use with ArcGIS and is the basis for WFS support in ArcGIS. Is there an easy ...
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Passing selected polygon to INTERSECTS filter in a WFS request

In the code below, <ogc:Filter> <ogc:Intersects> <ogc:PropertyName>the_geom</ogc:PropertyName> <ogc:Function name="querySingle"> ...
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How to add a bounding box filter to this leaflet WFS request?

I use this function to add an interactive layer to my leaflet application. It works great in most browsers, but fails due to time-out error on certain networks and browsers. The solution I think is to ...
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How to find out if a WFS instance supports filtering via CQL?

I am considering using Common Query Language (CQL) to add filter parameter to a HTTP curl query which runs against a WFS server. I found out that GeoServer supports CQL via WFS. Can I tell from a ...
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Request JSONP from Geoserver using AJAX request in Openlayers 3

I am creating a web application using OpenLayers 3 and I am looking to import my vector layers into this. I currently have my data in Geoserver and I am trying to use the following code, but when I ...
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How to display clickable features from Geoserver over Google Maps v3 Base?

Please forgive what I am sure is a very noob question, but I need to do some research into the best way to achieve this and I am a beginner to GIS. My employer has a Geoserver instance set up which ...
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How to Update Multiple Fields of one Layer Using WFS Service

Trying to update two fields of a shapefile using a WFS update service published from GeoServer 2.4.3 with OpenLayers 2.13.1. I have a JavaScript with all the OpenLayers fun and a HTML document with ...
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What's the correct link for adding GeoServer WFS to ArcMap?

What is the correct URL to enter in ArcCatalog WFS Parameters when adding a WFS layer from GeoServer into ArcMap? Here's a link to our Get Capabilities document: ...
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How to compose WFS GetFeature link from WMS capabilities definition?

This publication of geoinformation provides download links for GetCapabilities documents via WMS. The platform also runs a WFS service as can been seen here. I wonder if it is possbile to compose a ...
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How to Configure Geoserver WFS to work with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to figure out how to get a WFS service working with ArcMap. I have Geoserver up and running and I am able to add a WFS layer in QGIS but not ArcMap. I have tried to use the Data ...
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Connect to Web Feature Service using python/C#

I want to connect to WFS using either python or C#, it would be great if anyone can tell me how to connect and extract features from the service. I'm very new to this. Any help on this is most ...
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How to define filter in WFS layer in order i can show new filter reult layer for new filter condition (i.e.redraw the layer according to filter)

I am using openlayer 2.12 for this wfs filter purpose. I wanted to redraw filter layer as conditions in filter changes dynamic. Following is my code in for wfs: var ...