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

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Why do the components loaded by using WMS and WFS from GeoServer not the same?

I have tried to load shape files into GeoServer, but by loading into QGIS, the WMS and WFS versions are not the same. The WMS version seems like correct. They are both loaded by using WGS84. Do you ...
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What are the differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS?

By looking at I do not really understand the difference of WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS. May you please explain the differences between them?
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Is WFS 2.0 fully backwards compatible with prior versions?

My team has inherited some code that claims to have been written against WFS 2.0 but we need to work with servers that support earlier versions. Does anyone know whether WFS 2.0 is backward ...
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MapServer: Default spatial filter

I have MapServer setup to display data (both WMS and WFS), however I'm having a problem adding a default filter. There's is an area on the map that users should not be able to retrieve features from. ...
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CQL Filter contradiction between WFS getFeature request and WMS mergeNewParams

I am developing a web map application by using Geoserver 2.4.0. In my application, I have developed a module like Arcgis Query builder as shown below screenshot. In that, while I am using CQL ...
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WFS describeFeatureType results with curl/PHP

sending the following request in the browser works OK for me: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/wfs?request=DescribeFeatureType&typeName=topp:states but I'd need its output in a PHP-variable to ...
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Splitting polygons in OpenLayers is not working

I have some WFS layers in OpenLayers, containing Polygons. I try to make a tool to split these polygnos and save them to db. //The layer which I want spliting work on var contract_layer = ...
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C# Abstraction for Web Feature Service (WFS) Call

I'm currently working on a WFS client-side implementation in C# for a thick client application (Windows desktop application). The goal is to be able to choose some "layer" combinations to be shown ...
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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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WFS Layer Not displaying in Openlayers

I've been pulling my hair out for a week trying to figure this problem out. perhaps you can help. I'm trying to display a shapefile in the browser. It works great if I use WMS, but recently I've ...
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Openlayers Select Feature: avoiding the on/off aspect of selecting a feature: want to be able to click, then click again

Map here: http://tinyurl.com/potjxlu I can click an orange icon, popup appears, hit the X button to exit out of the popup.That is OK. But if I want to bring that popup again for the same point, I ...
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Geoserver returning Translator Error when I use PropertyIsLike

I'm converting a WFS app from MapServer to GeoServer (2.1.4) and have hit a snag around PropertyIsLike. Whenever I include it in a getFeature's filter I get back a ServiceException as seen below. ...
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Is there a Python Lib for requesting WMS/WFS and saving as image/PDF?

i am wondering whether there's Python open-source GIS lib which has APIs to support call WMS/WFS from another GIS server (e.g., GeoServer) and then save the response data(WMS Basemap and WFS layer) as ...
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WFS Filtered : The filters that worked for me in 1.8 - gives no results in 2.0

Using Quantum GIS 1.8.0 and 2.0.1 desktop on windows XP 32bit Server: http://vmgeoserver.vd.dk/geoserver/VD/ows?version=1.1.0 Setting filter for VD:vma_admdata: "BESTYRER" = '230' AND ...
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Openlayers WFS events: click or hover functionality not registering [closed]

I've successfully gotten this to work before so I am confused as to why it's not working this time. Everything seems to be in place: no mapfile errors, no js errors in the console. Here's a gist of ...
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How to configure Proxy.cgi file for Geoserver On Tomcat?

I have a web map application in my local machine(windows xp and dont have IIS) and I have postgis data in Geoserver on Tomcat (Ubuntu). To get the WMSgetfeatureInfo, I have configured the proxy.cgi ...
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Is it possible to connect to FEMA's WMS and WFS using QGIS?

I have just found out about the wonderful world of WMS and WFS. I have added the FEMA versions of both to QGIS. WMS and WFS. The WMS seems to connect and adds something to QGIS, yet it is not visible. ...
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How can I use WFS from Geoserver with OpenLayers 3?

I have tried with different setups and formats, but no success. With firebug, I can see that the json data is loaded, but nothing shows up on the map. Have anyone experience with geoserver and wfs ...
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Geoserver: WFS/WMS query by month on Date datatype

I have a GeoServer running, using a Postgis database as storage for a workspace with a few different layers. These layers are accessible through WMS or WFS. One of the variables in this database is ...
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Advantages of WFS over GeoJSON/KML?

I'm planning to create an online map with openlayers (2 or 3) or leaflet. I have to show some points/markers (~30.000), polygons (~500) and lines on top of an OSM map in several layers. Those points ...
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WFS Feature Caching in QGIS

I am using QGIS 2 and using a WFS with a 5,000 feature limit. When I load a dataset without caching the features and it hits the 5,000 feature limit QGIS seems to give up on reloading data. When I ...
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Openlayers WFS and Mapfile: Possible to specify multiple online resources and generic URL/variables in OpenLayers file?

I have a working mapfile with an associated working OpenLayers file. The mapfile has a wfs_onlineresource like so: "http://one_of_my_servers:8190/cgi-bin/mapserv.exe?" Then in the OpenLayers ...
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Can't solve “OperationNotSupported” error on WFS GetFeature request

I'm working on a web map viewer using OpenLayers, ExtJS, GeoExt and GXP. I've added a LayerTree (gxp_layertree) that shows layers from various WMS servers from different GeoServer versions. I've also ...
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Error Save Layer on WFS Geoserver

I just want to create editable layer with control editor on openlayers like on http://hazardmapping.com/basic_wfst.php I following step by step from ...
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Openlayers vector layer with WFS protocol not refreshed properly after Insert,Update and Delete operations

In my web map application, I have added the wfs vector layer for feature editing. Everything is working fine except the refresh function of wfs vector layer. Refresh function with force ture option ...
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GeoServer , select feature , highlight it , and export it to PNG

Like any GIS Web application , You need to provide a facility to print a report with a part of map , and specially the position of a given ParcelID on the map with different zooms .. I have GeoServer ...
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Is it possible to omit the headings of the CSV output of a GetFeature request?

I am making a web service which will consume the result of a WFS GetFeature request made against Geoserver. It would tidy up the code on my side if I was able to specify that the CSV output from ...
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Leaflet - How to display all stacked marker information on a single mouse click

I am using leaflet to view layers from GeoServer. There is a WMS basemap layer and WFS feature layer returning GeoJSON data. When I click on a Marker I use jQuery as the popup. If I click on a stacked ...
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How to make a wfs call in a wps process (geoserver)?

I think the title says it all, I have a wps process which imports and publishes data in geoserver (shapefiles), and I'd like to somehow have the output of my wps process be said data. I was thinking ...
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Openlayers map projection not working while saving the features into PostGis

In my web map application, I have added the wfs vector layer for feature editing. There is no issue When I save the feature in postgis after editing. But when I refresh the wfs layer, its showing the ...
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WFS connect SSL handshake fails

I'm running geoserver on my own server at home. Everything works great usually but when I try to connect to WFS from QGIS over https I get a warning saying SSL Handshake Failed. This is probably ...
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OpenLayers and WFS: Using a mapfile correctly with featureType and featureNS

For starters, I went off the example at http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/wfs-reprojection.js and got that working just fine with the states vector layer showing up. Now I'm trying to use my own ...
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Activating and deactivating of button control not working properly

I have got two buttons, one for editing purposes and one just to see all the information related to the polygon I selected. Also I added these two buttons on my panel using OpenLayers control. I am ...
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Adding control to wfs layer disable panning and zooming on double click

I can zoom and pan wfs layer when I don't have added control but I can't pan the map or zoom the layer with double click when I add a control to map: code for control is : var select = new ...
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How can I create a WFS from netCDF file(s)?

Currently I'm working on a project that uses OpenLayers and Geoserver to view data from a postGIS server (both on a map through a WMS, and as data through a WFS). Now, I'd like to be able to compare ...
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Anything similar to TMS or WMTS for WFS?

I've been working with OpenLayers for a while, but problem got a question with WFS. Not sure if it's supported by WFS, or OpenLayers, I want to achieve something like this, mostly for cache purpose: ...
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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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Display Lat/Lng coordinates from Oracle DB with ArcGIS HTML5 component

We have some experience in using ArcMap and ArcSDE, but this dates back to 2008, so we're not up to date with the recent developments in ESRI products. Now we're dealing with a database that has some ...
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Geoserver Feature Versioning Support

I am creating a map feature editor that supports versioning & rollback using Geoserver as the WFS. From what I've read online, it seems Geoserver supports feature versioning. My question is how ...
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openlayers: reading polygon attributes

I'm quite new to ogc webservices and I need some guidance. I have a shapefile in geoserver lmes.shp (WMS, WCS and WFS are activated), with attribute LME_ID for each polygon of lmes.shp. I need to ...
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XMLHttpRequest cannot load error When we have GeoServer and WebServer on same domain

I have Geoserver and webserver on same domain (Windows XP with IIS). But when i tried to get WMS feature info, i got this error in chrome. If Geoserver and webserver on same orgin, no need of proxy i ...
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Using Mapserver WFS with Openlayers: shows empty map

UMN Mapserver 6.1.2 and Openlayers 2.13 are running on the same local host. At the moment, I merely try to display restaurants and cafes of a local region as points/symbols on a map. Later, I would ...
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WFS Mapguide Maestro. Can't query features?

I'm using MapGuide Maestro 5.0 and Geoserver 2.4.0. I have added a new WFS feature source to the viewer, and used the following url: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/scotwat/wfs? In the vector ...
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Cached Featured in WFS - can I change default

QGIS currently sets the default to cached download for adding WFS - is it possible anywhere to set the default to non cached mapping (I know you can untick the box, but its for a larger user group)?
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Problem with taverna

I want to use taverna to call OGC WFS,and the file returned from WFS is GML, but what I want is SVG,so I have to convert GML to SVG by using taverna.The Method I used ExecuteProcess_gml2svg,which ...
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Generate WFS-T requests

I want to create WFS-T update/insert/delete requests in my java application. As a result I want to save the requests in XML encoding, as specified by the OGC standard. Does someone know a library ...
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Dynamically rendering polygon, point, and line features

I have a Feature Collection consisting of features having id, color_code, etc as attributes. I have to render this feature with the color in the color_code attribute. Is this possible and please ...
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Request WFS from GeoServer with Jquery AJAX using INTERSECT cql_filter error

I am having difficulty troubleshooting this issue and would appreciate some ideas. Thanks in advance! I am trying to make an AJAX request from a Leaflet map with Jquery to GeoServer to return a WFS ...
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OpenLayers: cache WFS Request for Vector Layer

In our mobile application, we'd like to use the map offline. Actually, we don't care about tiles, but we want the user to be able to see some Vector layers. Here is a piece of code: ...
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How to check WFS error

I'm adding a layer to an OpenLayers Map which includes data from GeoServer retrieved using WFS. The layer is created like following: var saveStrategy = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Save(); var wfs = new ...