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

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Find most recent update in WMS or WFS

We want to periodically poll various WMS or WFS services and do something if the source data has changed. Is there any way to do any of the following: find the date of the most recent update to a ...
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WFS to Vector Tiles

Is there, by some miracle, an existing piece of software which is able to convert a (3rd party, GeoServer) WFS feed into vector tiles? In a utopian world, this would happen on the fly, but a ...
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OpenLayers Combines Rules and StyleMap/SelectFeature?

I'm using GeoServer, OpenLayers and WFS features. For one layer, I managed to set either rules to display according to a field or SelectFeature with a styleMap to highlight features when the mouse is ...
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Cannot load openlayers wfs layer into Internet explorer

I am having problems loading wfs layers into IE using openlayers. My code is below. It works fine using Chrome or Firefox but fails in IE. I had a similar problem with WMS but managed to track down ...
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Creating buffer around WFS features to ease their selection in OpenLayers 2?

I'm using a WFS SelectFeature from OpenLayers 2 to show a Popup containing the features' attributes from line layers and point layers (from GeoServer). This works fine, but I would like to create a ...
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Does ArcGIS API support Geoserver's WMS and WFS services?

I want to know whether ArcGIS API for Java Script support Geoserver's WMS and WFS standards. I have published my data on Geoserver and i want to query my data by WFS in ArcGIS API to develope my ...
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How to calculate the bounding box of a GML/XML file from a WFS getFeature request?

I would like to know if it is possible to get the bounding box from a geometry returned by a WFS service. An example of WFS feature request: ...
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Select features empty OpenLayers 3?

I created in OL3 selector elements new.ol.interacion.Select () on a WFS layer, and when I try to take these features returns an empty array. My intention is to create a json with the selection check ...
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How to HTTP GET a full dataset from ArcGIS WFS server?

I would like to download this data set in a common format such as Shapefiles, GML, GeoJSON or another format which contains all information. An ArcGIS server is used to provide the data. I found the ...
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What causes these geometry differences between original PostGIS data and Geoserver WFS?

Why does GeoServer (v2.5.1) WFS layer (see red line/layer below) not overlay features of source PostGIS table or related WMS layer in QGIS (tested in v2.6 and 2.12)? All layers are defined in the ...
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Error fetching feature types when adding WFS to ArcMap using Interoperability Extension

I'm trying to add a WFS layer to ArcMap using the Interoperability Extension. I get the following error when clicking the '...' next to the 'Feature Types' option. I'm unable to add the data ...
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How to use Leaflet to efficiently show parts of a massive dataset?

I keep seeing non-GIS web developers running into this problem, and I'm not sure what the solution is. There is some dataset of thousands of items. We want to show a map to the user, with the ...
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Problem displaying 2 WFS layers in Leaflet

I have a problem displaying two WFS layers from Geoserver with Leaflet. Most of the time it works well, but sometimes, when I click on my first layer, it returns the second, and sometimes, if I click ...
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Quickly make server side spatial filters for WFS layers based on other layer's selected geometries in QGIS

In QGIS 2.12.1, I have a WFS layer which is huge so I don't want my users to load it entirely but only parts of it based on intersections with geometries. Today, I'm using the query builder and ...
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WFS Multiple features in Openlayers

I want to get multiple WFS features and edit My Code this.wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("WFS-T" , { strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX(), this.saveStrategy], projection: ...
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wrong coordinates for wfs MultiLineString from geoserver

I have a leaflet application and I want to display some WFS layers coming from Geoserver. In Geoserver, I declare my layer with a "native SRC" EPSG:2154, and with a "declared SRC" EPSG:4326 and set ...
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Can't figure out wfs url filter - what am i doing wrong?

I'm trying to figure out how to use the filtering function on a WFS layer. Anywhere I look, there is not an example of the xml AND the query alongside it explaining how it works. In the url query ...
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QGIS feature subset with WFS

I have GeoServer running locally, serving up a large table of vector points stored in Postgres. I have enabled a time dimension on GeoServer, from a column of type TIMESTAMP WITH TIMEZONE. from QGIS, ...
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Get data from a layer with intersection line drawing

Good afternoon. I am trying to create a function to perform a longitudinal profile openlayers 3 and for that I'm using a WFS layer contour and ol.interaction.Draw linear geometry. I wondered if there ...
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JavaScript library to read data from a WFS server?

Is there a JavaScript library available to read data from a WFS server?
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OpenLayers request a WFS feature

I am trying to request features of a wfs layer and then zoom to them. The wfs layer is defined as follows: wfsLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("University", { strategies : [new ...
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Accessing GeoServer 2.8.0 on Debian 8 using Tomcat 8?

Not been able to access my Geoserver with Javascript. The Leaflet code running natively works in other javascript/HTML pages which connect on-line GIS servers. Added ENABLE_JSONP true to web.xml ...
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How to combine owslib->WebFeatureService with urllib2->ProxyHandler in Python?

In Python 2.7, I try to do a WFS request from behind an authenticated proxy server (proxy requiring username/password). I managed to communicate to a webserver via the authenticated proxy using a ...
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Qgis2Web wfs data doesn't show

Hi i've eneabled the plugin qgis2web. after getting one WFS-layer in de QGIS I started the gis2web plugin. Because it is a wfs-layer and i want leaflet to use that wfs i don't check the Encode to JSON ...
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Strange behaviour / weird results using ogrinfo + WFS + spat

I want to use ogrinfo to get features from a WFS within a bounding box. I know I can use the "-spat minx miny maxx maxy" parameter for this, but it does not work. Here's what works, what not, and what ...
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POST (OL3-->Geoserver 2.8.1-->PostGIS 2.2)

I have a problem with post. Here is code OL3. (multi platform hybrid app - cordova) var point = new ol.geom.Point([18.25, 49.83]); var feature = new ol.Feature({ geometry: point }); ...
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OpenLayers 3 display wfs EPSG:4326 on EPSG:3857 map

Is it possible in OpenLayers 3 to project an EPSG:4326 wfs vector layer on to say a MapQuest EPSG:3857 map? I've tried the following code (modifying this example Open Layers 3 wfs example, but the ...
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Android call WFS getFeature Service returns empty

I am trying t call a WFS getFeature service to "implement" onClick get feature attribute popup (info window) but i am getting empty json . here is WFS link that i am calling ...
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WFS save problem, 'read-only' exception

I am trying to save changes via WFS-T using GeoServer: var editLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Edit Layer", { visibility: false, strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX(), ...
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How do I use a filter on an uncached WFS layer in QGIS?

I am trying to create a filter to show only specific features based on an attribute query within a WFS using QGIS. This works fine when using the standard WFS loader and creating a filter (based on ...
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How to use getElementsByTagNameNS (with IE support) for a OGC WFS xml response

I'am using getElementsByTagNameNS() to get values from within a tag in an XML response from a WFS service. I have simplified the process in the HTML/script below. The HTML/script works fine with ...
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How to Query the WFS layer with points(coordinates from mouse click) to get the xml data in QGIS using python

I am using the following syntax to load the WFS layer: uri = "link to download the WFS layer" layer = QgsVectorLayer(uri, "WFS_Layer", "WFS") QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().addMapLayer(layer) But i ...
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GeoServer polygon intersecting features of WFS [closed]

How to get all the features intersecting a polygon using wfs.I am able to get all the features from WFS geoserver but dont know how to pass a polygon to get only specific features which are ...
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QGIS 2.12 Server returns empty WFS data

On windows 7, QGIS 2.12 Server returns no features on GetFeature WFS request while DescribeFeatureType request and WMS requests are OK. Does anybody have similar problems with QGIS server 2.12 ?
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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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Attributive WFS styling?

I have a local Geoserver connected to a PostGIS database and a table with an attribute field called "style" which is of data type integer. On the OpenLayers preview of the Geoserver the data is shown ...
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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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Problems in Adding AIMS WFS Layers in Openlayers 3.10

I'm working with AIMS(Autodesk Infrasture Map Studio) and openlayers 3, I have a WFS layers in AIMS Server that i want to display using OL3. it doesn't show any errors, the map appears but the layers ...
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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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WFS to PostGIS with Geokettle

I am trying to use Geokettle to write records to PostGIS. Geokettle has has a WFS input step. I cannot get it to work, I cannot find much documentation about it and I wonder if anyone here has used ...
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QGIS server won't return JSON(P)

We set up a QGIS server and are using QGIS to connect to a WFS layer. Everything is working fine within the desktop application. Then we use qgis2leaf to generate a html/js web map. That all works ...
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QGIS server 2.10.1 incorrect reply for WFS GetFeature

I am using QGIS server 2.10.1 x 86 at windows 7, request ...
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Download metadata .xml file from geonode / geoserver

I am new to both geonode and geoserver. I have a problem with downloading xml file from layer that I uploaded. For example, I have a.shp, a.shx, a.prj, a.dbf, and a.xml. I uploaded them to geonode. I ...
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What are the differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS? [closed]

By looking at I do not really understand the differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, and WPS. Can somebody please explain the differences between them?
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Unable to view WFS as Vector Layer (OpenLayers 3)

I am trying to add a WFS to map using OpenLayers 3. There is no error message and no layer displayed on map. GeoJSON object is received in response. Styling object is also getting initialized. Need ...
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WFS height/extrusion in OL3 cesium

I am making a web application with OL3 and have integrated a 3d viewer with cesium. I have two data sets that are being loaded with GeoJSON as vector WFS. Both data sets have height information ...
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Using QGIS' “network protocol” to import data from OPeNDAP

After looking at the OPeNDAP documentation I assumed I could import data into QGIS by downloading the .ascii file OPeNDAP generates. However the downloaded OPeNDAP .ascii doesn't seem to be compatible ...
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QGIS Server WFS/WMS user and pass authentication

I configured a qgis project as follows: As you can see, QGIS Server is now serving two layers using WFS or WMS service. These two layers don't have the user/pass parameters saved in their layer ...
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Querying WMS feature using leaflet

I am using lealflet 0.7, I need to query the features based on attribute and spatially. Is there any plugin available to query the features directly from geoserver. I have already tried this to load ...
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WFS Leaflet script not working

This opens just fine in the browser and the server seems to respond positively to the WFS request.. but nothing loads. Can someone help me out here? <html> ...