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

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List of free WFS 2.0 clients

I have the task to provide my point observations data in the "WFS 2.0" (Web Feature Service 2.0) standard format. Are there any free, easy-to-use, desktop GIS clients or online viewers for showing ...
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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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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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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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How do I limit update/insert/delete capabilities for a WMS layer in a QGIS project?

In QGIS 2.0 I have a layer based on a query to a PostgreSQL/PostGIS database and would like to serve this as a WFS layer. Users of the layer should be able to select subsets of the data based on ...
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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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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 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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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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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 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 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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“Failed to get property: gid” error in geoserver sql view

I have a postgis data with 777 features. In geoserver, i created a sql view with another table. In the wms request i can see all features, in qgis also i can see all features. but in wfs output as csv ...
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Geoserver Access-Control-Allow-Origin

I have web client on Apache and WFS service on Geoserver, both on same computer! Web client is (Apache) running on port 89, and Geoserver is running on 8181 port! I do following settings in Apache ...
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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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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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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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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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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 differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, and WPS. Can somebody 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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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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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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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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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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Creating a editable Map with OpenLayers?

My girlfriend is trying to create a webmap using OpenLayers that is similar to this one, which was done in ArcGIS Server. I thought I'd be able to help her as I have GIS and some coding experience but ...
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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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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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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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GeoTools WFS Feature retrieval

I am trying to use geotools to retrieve the list of features served by a WFS. I am following the tutorial provided at http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/library/data/wfs.html. The code that I ...
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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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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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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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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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GeoServer 2.4.1: How to use JSONP in a WFS request?

I've ready that I can enable JSONP by setting ENABLE_JSONP in web.xml: <context-param> <param-name>ENABLE_JSONP</param-name> <param-value>true</param-value> ...
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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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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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Problem with WFS-T save strategy in Openlayers

In my web map application, I have added the editable wfs vector layer for feature editing. But in save strategy method, Insert and Update Geometry is working fine.But Update Attributes is not saved in ...
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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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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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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 ...