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

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Empty FeatureCollection using TinyOWS and OpenLayers

I'm using TinyOWS and OpenLayers following this sample but when I open the page I can't see anything. I suppose that is becouse I get an empty FeatureCollection from the response server ...
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Web Feature Service Question

If I set up a Web Feature Service that provides point (location) data, can my WFS also provide a bunch of additional data for events that occurred at those points? Is there a better way to do that? ...
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Understanding WFS Metadata

I get the concept of what a WFS is supposed to accomplish and how it does it however I can't seem to find any clear insight into how it handles feature metadata. GeoJSON has a properties attribute for ...
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How can I show a interactive map?

I am trying to develop a web app like this. That is, I want to show a map with points and when the users clicks on a point, it should display some information about it. Can I do that with TinyOWS? ...
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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 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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ArcGIS Desktop - Web Services Definitions

Aside from .LYR files, is there a file format (preferably open) for defining web service endpoints for Arc products? For example, if I publish a WMS feed, can I provide a downloadable resource for ...
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WFS filter query does not return points (selected from polygon)

I'm a newbie to OpenLayers (and JavaScript for that matter) and hoping you can offer some advice. I have been referring to examples http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/wfs-filter.html and ...
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Check if property exists on features in layer

I was wondering if there is a good way to check to see if a property exists on a particular feature layer in GeoServer? My use case is that I have a bunch of features I want to display on a map. Some ...
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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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JSONP working with Geoserver and OpenLayers

I'm in this scenario (fighting with the same origin police issue): I have a map initialized with OpenLayers and a WFS request trough the Protocol.Script object that is giving me this error: ...
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How to get JSON from Geoserver using AJAX request

I am building a web mapping application using Leaflet and a sort of customized WFS-T API to place and retrieve features from PostGIS. I have the script for putting features in PostGIS tables down ...
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Add features to vector layer from WFS query

I am trying to add the resulting WFS features (xml format) to my selected items vector layer but can't get it to work. I am querying my WFS layer with the following: showFeatureLink.on('click', ...
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How to initialize a WFS Layer?

Here is the code block (the layers are stored in Oracle database): var saveStrategy = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Save(); var adresspt_wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Address points WFS", ...
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Why doesnt QGIS show the results from a WFS BBOX from a python script

I'm trying to figure out how to do get requests in QGIS using a bbox. I can get a bbox to clip a layer when I paste my uri into a browser but the EXACT same uri returns an empty layer in QGIS. A ...
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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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Editing vector data over the net: WFS or PostGIS?

I'm using QGis to update the attributes of a large vector dataset (~20,000 polygons) stored in PostGIS. I'm going to have to do that to other large datasets so the idea is to bring in more people, ...
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Why does QGIS appear to ignore the bbox addition to my WFS uri? [closed]

I'm pulling a WFS layer from the LINZ data service (1.0.0 and 1.1.0 complient) using a python script as follows from PyQt4.QtCore import * from PyQt4.QtGui import * from qgis.core import * sourceUri ...
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WFS layer doesn't display in OpenLayers

I have a few layers in a PostGIS database that I serve through Geoserver and that I try to display in OpenLayers. When I had the geoserver installed on localhost, it worked flawlessly. Now that I ...
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Openlayers WFS Vector Layer with Popups: how to setCenter on point when you click it?

Working code I have so far is below. Lots of airports on the map, you click an airport icon, the popup appears. No problems there. Goal: to click a popup, and based on the lat/long data of that ...
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How can one read the response of a GetFeature request with Openlayers?

I am using Openlayers to send a GetFeature request to Geoserver. With the help of Firebug I can see that the response contains some of the attribute data I need. I am interested in showing some ...
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OpenLayers load WFS vector layer: how to check whether all features are returned from server?

My app takes several seconds to return all features of a WFS layer from server, I am wondering whether there is a way to check whether all features are returned in coding, so that we can add a ...
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Leaflet GeoJSON features not showing up in map

New to GeoServer and Leaflet...loving it so far, but I am weak in JavaScript. I have just built a simple web page that should load points from a GeoServer WFS service using GeoJson. However, even ...
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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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How to provide a WFS in multiple projections

I would like to set-up an editable web feature service (WFS-T) for serving my geospatial data. The data tables are in a PostGIS database on the same server. For security reasons my server admin ...
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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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Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues

I am having problems getting WFS data to display on a map using OpenLayers/GeoExt/GeoServer. I created a proxy script like on this page: ...
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How to derive GetFeature URL from capabilities document?

Given this capabilities definition how can I compose a GetFeature request that downloads the actual geodata? I came up with the following URL refering to WFS 2.0.0: ...
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Save WFS layers multiple records with geoext editor grid

How can I save multiple records after modification with geoext editor grid? The saving is working fine if I modify only one of the records, but it fails when I try to save multiple modifications. I ...
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get data from WFS and present in using d3js - correct projection

I'm trying to get data for map of Poland. I found WFS service that provides GML files. It is located under: http://sdi.geoportal.gov.pl/wfs_prg/wfservice.aspx?request=getCapabilities&service=wfs ...
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Why are these WMS/WFS layers not appearing in QGIS?

WFS and WMS layers are not appearing when connecting to servers. I am using QGIS 2.0 and am attempting to connect to: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=a0ae91856e3c450996d42d53474a1cad The ...
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Draw point on google map

i try to add google map on my own wms and wfs layer. everything works but when i create point, i intersect point geometry and my geojson data. So without googlemap it was run. But when add google map, ...
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WFS, ArcGIS Server 10.2 and WFS maxFeatures?

I'm experiencing intermittent 'out of server memory' errors on our public ArcGIS Server 10.2 server. From what I can glean from the OGC documentation the server side maxfeatures parameter was only ...
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overlay wfs google in openlayers

map = new OpenLayers.Map('map', options); // BASELAYER var google_maps = new OpenLayers.Layer.Google( "Google Maps", { numZoomLevels: 20 } ); var ...
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Is there an exhaustive, searchable catalog of all GIS web services (e.g. OGC WMS/WFS, REST, SOAP)?

Many of us have struggled to get a list of GIS services that are available on the internet. Specifically map services that expose OGC based interfaces like WMS, WFS or Web Service interfaces like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...