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

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Why all WFS and WPS are CGI based?

Even though we have a lot of web technologies now, why are all WFS and WPS still cgi based? PHP allows tp read from postgres or other db's and HTML5Canvas or SVG can render the maps on the web. ...
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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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Feature Service layer issues

What is the maximum number of records returned by WFS protocol? What is maximum number of records returned by a Feature Layer in ArcGIS Server 10.1? What is maximum number of records the ArcGIS ...
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Geoserver WFS GetFeature returns no features when reprojecting PostGIS layer

I may be misunderstanding the GeoServer documents, but when accessing a GeoServer 2.2 WFS 1.1 layer, should I be able to reproject to an arbitrary SRS via the SRSNAME parameter? I'm generating a ...
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Create a filter for an attribute having multiple values

I am new to WFS and am trying to create a filter to get all the features that have their basename = "XYZ". The structure of a single record is as: <gml:featureMember> ...
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Java client for WFS-T?

I have a geoserver with a postgis database on one server and an Java application on a different server. Now I need to connect these two servers so that the Java application can manage (create, alter ...
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How do I set attributes when creating vectors using OpenLayers and WFS-T?

I have published a WFS-T layer (using geoserver) and am able to add, edit and delete features using OpenLayers and it's Vector layer. But, I don't know how can I populate additional attributes using ...
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WFS service Server Error in '/ArcGIS/services' Application

I have a SSL secured ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 machine on W2k8. I set up a service with WFS. Every time I try to request the capabilities, I get the error: Server Error in '/ArcGIS/services' Application ...
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XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://localhost: /geoserver/wfs. Origin http://localhost is not allowed by Access-Control-Allow-Origin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setup own Openlayers Proxyhost Error WFS Request, PROXY problems I have this error: XMLHttpRequest cannot load http:// localhost: /geoserver/wfs Origin http:// ...
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Add wfs layer to openlayers map

(UPDATE QUESTION) Hi guys. I have a problem with WFS request, mine is follow: var wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("WFS",{ strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.Fixed()], ...
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OpenLayers spatial filter polygon problem

I've got a dataset of English Counties (currently cut down for testing) that I'm serving from SQL 2008 using MapServer and OpenLayers. The features in my dataset are appearing in the right location on ...
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WFS Layer - capabilities document contained no layers

I use Quantum GIS 1.8.0 on Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit. I have problem with WFS Layer. I tried tree WFS: 1) Download services - Parcels (Czech Republic) ...
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LoadingPanel - Waiting for Vector & WFS loading

I have vector layer with WFS protocol. and because I have a huge amount of data, there is a while before features loaded on the map. So i need to tell user to wait a moment until they load by ...
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How to update a Vector layer with WFS protocol, after updating the filter?

I am using a Vector Layer with WFS protocol to show only a subset of the data. The filter which defines the subset, changes dynamically from the code. How do I refresh the layer, to show only the data ...
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How to edit using a WFS service, without showing it on the map in OpenLayers?

I have a service with about thousand points. I wish to enable the user to edit the attributes of the features. Since there are so many points, I don't want to display them as a vector layer (using ...
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OpenLayers / Mapserver WFS Filter: <gml:null>missing</gml:null>

I'm trying to filter features in OpenLayers when moving a JQueryUI slider. It works like this: EDIT: full files available here on GitHub. JQueryUI slider When moving the slider cursor, minSelection ...
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msWFSGetFeature(): WFS server error. FLTApplyFilterToLayer() failed

I have the following code that generates a map with a couple of layers. var PIDS = ...
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BBOX strategy to load all features?

Since I have no way, other than using BBOX strategy with my vector layer + wfs protocol Is it required to use BBOX strategy with WFS protocol in OpenLayers? I'm wondering if there is a way to force ...
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Is it required to use BBOX strategy with WFS protocol in OpenLayers?

is it a must to use BBOX strategy with WFS protocol in Vector layers ? I cannot display this layer without BBOX strategy: vLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Test", { styleMap: new ...
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Can't get MapServer WFS to display in OpenLayers

I'm new to OpenLayers and MapServer and I'm trying to serve a shapefile through a WFS but can't seem to get the data to display. When I use Firebug and HttpFox in Firefox I seem to be getting some ...
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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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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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In Geoserver, Using as a Data Store the Web Feature Server option, but I have a serious problem

I’m using as a Data Store the Web Feature Server option, but I have a serious problem, because Geoserver needs to know what Coordinate Reference System of my data. This information is used for ...
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Editing layers in geoserver with web application

I wanted to edit layers in geoserver where they are store in PostGIS database. I have refereed ...
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Cant see WFS-T layer with OpenLayers and GeoServer (Windows)

I am trying to implement a simple test of a OpenLayers + WFS-T + GeoServer -setup. I have followed the instructions by populating PostGIS and configuring GeoServer, and can see the WFS-T layer data in ...
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MapInfo - WFS service with multiple SRS codes?

I've posted to the mapinfo forum (https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/mapinfo-l/HfA2zna9Rao) but hoping for better response here. Will someone share an example configuration or ...
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How to query multiple features from Geoserver WFS?

Are there any methods to query several features by id other than one entry by a single url request? The scenario is I store around 200 point layers in PostgreGIS. Each maintains 100k entries GPS ...
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How to export vector features to grid using proxy and WFS protocol?

I am trying to export vector features (current view) as a grid, something like: http://workshops.opengeo.org/geoext/wfs/grid.html so far layer features are not being retrieved.. I got empty grid in ...
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Trying to fetch feature data by intersecting Vector Polygon and WMS feature layer

I am trying to intersect a user defined polygon with a Point WMS Feature Layer. I am using the following code action = new GeoExt.Action({ text: "draw poly", control: new ...
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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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Simplest way to publish WFS from SQL Server under ASP.NET

My environment is ASP.NET, with data stored in SQL Server. Is there a way to serve Web Feature Services through C#, or will I need to install a mapping server?
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GeoMedia + WFS 1.1.0 — how to specify a non-default SRS in a GetFeature request?

I'm forming a WFS post request like the one below. Notice I have SRSNAME="epsg:4326": <GetFeature xmlns:wfs="http://www.opengis.net/wfs" service="WFS" version="1.1.0" maxFeatures="500"> ...
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How to serve both WFS and WFS-T from one server?

In GeoServer, how can I serve two types of WFS from one server? Setting the type of the service is done once in global settings. Is it possible to have WFS from workspace A and WFS-T from workspace B? ...
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How to start WFS with layers that are stored in a particular workspace?

I would like to start WFS with layers that are stored in particular workspace. Now my WFS address (ex. domain.com/geoserver/wfs) gives access to layers saveed in all workspaces. Wher to change it?
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How to read OpenLayers event object features?

This is part of an interface that uses a box to select features on a WMS Layer. This then writes the name of the features to a div as a list. var recycling = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "Recycling ...
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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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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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Openlayers WFS Overlay Problem

a) I am running a PostGIS database, and I want to display a Table with a about 500 Points of Interest. The POIs have the projection EPSG 4326. b) Geoserver is installed, running and connected to my ...
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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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OpenLayers not refresh a layer

i have a problem with refreshing layers. I have WMS and WFS layers from one source. I edit WFS and after do wms_layer.redraw(true) but layer redraw only after zoom in or zoom out. Same with WFS. i ...
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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 convert WFS request to GML

I have the following: var popProto = new OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS({ url: WFS_HOST, version: "1.1.0", featureType: layerName, featureNS: namespace, srsName: "EPSG:4326", ...
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WFS service is not OGC compliant

I am quite surprised to discover several WFS services (v1.0.0) running on the web which are not compliant with the OGC WFS-1.0.0 standard. In the framework of my project, I use a JAXB binding built ...
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interiorPoint or Intersects Filter

I have a set of x-coord and y-coord coordinates in separate columns in a PostGIS table. I also have a separate geometry column, named the_geom, of type Point. I've written an Intersects filter to ...
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How to edit feature attributes with openlayers?

I want to edit object's attributes on WFS layer. I see this example http://gis.ibbeck.de/ginfo/apps/OLExamples/OL26/examples/styles_unique_with_group_wfs.html but popup is horrible. I want to use ...
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Modify WFS with OpenLayers

I want to edit object on WFS layer but have one problem. I use OpenLayers.Control.ModifyFeature(myVecLayer) to editing.By the logic i do this. Press button and create WFS layer with chosen object ...
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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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WFS layer seems not work with Geoserver 2.2 RC1 and openlayers - updated

I have a Openlayers+Geoserver application. Now I'm trying to move the application on a new server with the new GEOSERVER 2.2 RC1. With the Geoserver ver. 2.1.0 i was able to show the WFS-T layer, ...
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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"> ...