A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet

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Using GIS / Map inside c# WPF

How could i create e mapping applications that displays a custom map from this URL: (Capabilties with a mapview) http://openwms.statkart.no/skwms1/wms.sjo_hovedkart2?request=GetCapabilities&...
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Is there easy way to get layers names from WMS server?

I've been looking for information on how to get layers names from certain WMS servers, but I didn't find any. E.g. I have this server: http://sdi.geoportal.gov.pl/wms_prg/wmservice.aspx and I want to ...
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Does QGIS have WMS-T (WMS with time) support?

Does anyone know if there's support for WMS-T in QGIS? Through the app I can add WMS layers, but I can't work with WMS-T (there's no place to set the time parameter). I been going through the the ...
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Force an ArcGIS API for JavaScript WMSLayer to use EPSG: 900913 (instead of 102100)

I have a use case where an external WMS server can serve maps in the Web Mercator projection using EPSG code 900913, but won't recognize ESRI's 102100 code. My question is: can I force all WMS ...
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real-time weather forecast raster for Europe

I am trying to find a numeric weather forecast map (air pressure, temperature, snowfall, precipitation..) that I could display in my web map client. For the client I'm currently using OpenLayers with ...
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How to use ArcGIS JavaScript API's map.centerAndZoom()?

I'm trying to get the map to move and zoom in to a point when a function is executed. Point gets selected, but without zoom. Interestingly when I zoom in to a random location and then execute the ...
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Finding URL of GeoServer layer?

I'm a basic/novice user with GeoServer. I've installed it and have loaded a sample shapefile, which I can view using the Layer Preview option. Now I want to add this shapefile (as a WMS layer) to a ...
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Setting up MapServer WMS and use it with OpenLayers

I have set up MapServer WMS on the localhost by the following map file: MAP NAME "Prvi_WMS" SIZE 600 300 # 600 by 300 pixel image output PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END ...
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Maximum number of Tiled Layers in Open Layers

I'm developing an OpenLayers site where the client wants a dozen layers that can be individually turned on and off, which is a bit of a bummer in terms of performance. The data is PostGIS and static ...
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Save Visible WMS layer to file

Is there tool to save currently visible WMS layer to file in QGIS, or some place in QGIS where you can get needed xml to fetch it using gdal ?
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How to access an wms layer that requires authorization via OpenLayers?

Is there a way to send username and password parameter to a wms layer that needs authorization? If not, I guess it's perhaps a non-spatial thing to solve so that you before the javascript sends a ...
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Load WMS with PyQGIS

I have installed QGIS server on Ubuntu 14.04 which serves WMS. Connection uses https and basic auth. URL is https://my.awesome.url:8090/cgi-bin/project1/qgis_mapserv.fcgi I can connect with QGIS and ...
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How to set up a Web Map Service with QGIS?

I am very new to QGIS environment.I wanted to work with creating Web Map Service using QGIS server.Does it possible to create Web Map Service in QGIS sever? can anybody help me with resource link and ...
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Does WMS GetFeatureInfo takes into account the applied Style (SLD)?

As the title says, does WMS GetFeatureInfo takes into account the applied style to a layer? For example I have layer of all US States and I applied the following SLD: <PropertyIsEqualTo> <...
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Making OGC WMS/WFS look like ArcGIS Server layer, including functionality?

Esri contacted me about this question. After a good talk the conclusion was that it is not wise to build a wrapper around WMS/WFS because of possible changes to the REST interface of ArcGIS Online ...
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WMS getFeature control doesn't take 'viewparams' into account

I use Geoserver to get my WMS data. Everything works great for showing data in openlayers. Geoserver has the ability to create sql views and use parameters to return certain geometry. These ...
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BBOX and Projections of WMS services in Geoserver

we have tried to overlay a raster layer on Google map and have some difficulties to align the raster images onto the base map. When it is on the overview (Zoom level 1), it looks like this: On a ...
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How to add individual layer of WMS group layer to ArcMap?

I am attempting to add a single WMS layer that is part of a WMS service group layer. I am writing code to do this using ArcObjects in C# .Net. So far I have been unsuccessful. I can either only add ...
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Using PNG/JPEG Compression in GeoServer

Is there any use in setting the PNG and JPEG compression in GeoServer (Services - WMS - PNG Options/JPEG Options)? The default is 25, but we heard rumours that having compression resulted in a time ...
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WMS GetFeatureInfo Request

I am attempting to teach myself how to make a basic GetFeatureInfo request on a WMS (specifically from Geomet, GetCapabilities here). The following returns 400 Bad Request, and I'm not sure if it is a ...
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WMS weather data for Europe

I am looking for a source of weather data for Europe. I use http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/wms/goes/conus_vis.cgi? and http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/wms/nexrad/n0r.cgi? for the US,...
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How to develop WMS services in java?

Can anyone point me to any resources regarding developing a custom WMS service in java? I am seeking for a tutorial for an experienced programmer, but including the details of setting up the server ...
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More than one WMS layer in QGIS

I have a problem when using WMS layers. I'm usin QGIS. I'm loading a WMS layer containing some aerial images. And then on top of it another WMS layer that contains information of the city, boundaries ...
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Can QGIS display individual WMS tiles as it fetches them?

I have a QGIS project accessing a base WMS layer with imagery. How can I tell QGIS to display the individual tiles as it fetches them so that I won't wait for the whole image to load until I see ...
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What's the easiest way (style wise) to publish my MapInfo map as WMS?

I've downloaded data for my country from OSM and let a GIS expert to style it for me in MapInfo pro. (I have TAB files and .wor - workspace). When I tried converting them to SHP (for QGIS) I've ...
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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 programatically generate my own wms file?

I'm new to OpenLayers and as far as I understood layers are retrieved from an wms file. I know this is not precisely a development forum but I was just wondering if there is a way to fool this ...
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OpenLayers: adding a loading indicator for WMS requests

I'm new to Openlayers and GIS in general. I have a WMS request followed by the addLayer method, and surrounded by the addition and deletion of a 'loading' class to an HTML element: $(toggle).parent('...
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GeoWebCache WMTS always replacing tiles in cache

I've spent the last two days trying my hand at GeoWebCache. I've had some issues and am now out the office so can't access any code to attach. I know if i don't post this it'll bug me all weekend. I'...
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What is the best practice to show GPS movements on map (Openlayers or Leaflet) using DB and Geoserver?

I have GPS unit which update the DB with Points every 10 seconds. I want to show the position in real time (as much as I can) on map using OL or Leaflet. What I did is serving the Point as Layer in ...
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What is generally faster in OpenLayers: WMS or GeoJSON?

I work both with WMS (connection with postgres) and GeoJSON in OpenLayers. I have the impression that a WMS is faster when more feature need to be loaded. And I have the impression that GeoJSON is ...
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Which WMS is easiest to work with when using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to style shp files. Currently I'm running GeoServer but not all the QGIS styles are imported to GeoServer (although its really easy to maintain it because of the layer preview and the ...
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Adding an external WMS service using REST service with Geoserver

I'm trying to add an External WMS layer to geoserver with a php page, using the REST service of Geoserver. I've already read the tutorials for creating the geoserver features (http://docs.geoserver....
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Is a WMS map always a constant scale?

If I get a map back from a WMS server is the scale always constant over them map regardless of the reference system? So if I have a map which is 100 pixels wide, will the point at 50 pixels always ...
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Openlayers 3 connecting to a wms feed with a different projection

I am trying to incorporate a wms feed in the British national grid projection (EPSG:27700) into a openlayers 3 project. I initially had used this wms layer in an openlayers 2 application using the ...
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Map-server Very Weak Performance Vs Geo Server - Why?

I search for a good wms server that support Postgis at the end I found Mapserver as the fastest and best choice. Every performance test say it's faster than Geoserver because of its native compiled ...
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MapServer: msWMSGetCapabilities(): WMS server error. WMS request not enabled

I took a look at this question/answer, and although helpful, it did not solve my issue. After spending the last couple days on this, I am confused as to why I'm getting: msWMSGetCapabilities(): WMS ...
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Can I create a legend of a map that I had get from a WMS?

Can I create a legend of a map that I had get from a WMS? Can I create a legend of a raster map with Qgis version 1.7.4, or only with the 1.8 version?
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Where can I get a WMS or WFS for near-real time Wind (atmospheric) data?

I've been looking for a good operational wms or wfs free server to access near-real time atmospheric data in QGIS, namely wind vectors. I haven't found anything good yet. Anyone can help? Thanks
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GetMap - WMS 1.1.0 vs 1.3.0

This works: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/sc?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1&WIDTH=256&HEIGHT=256&FORMAT=image/png&BBOX=-83.4,32,-78.4,35.3&LAYERS=...
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Setup own Openlayers Proxyhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues I have seen some example related to WMS Get Feature Info like : http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/getfeatureinfo-...
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Geometry Operands - BBOX vs Within - What's the difference?

What is the difference between the "BBOX" and "Within" spatial operators. Can anyone please shed some light?
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WMTS not loading in QGIS

I'm using QGIS 2.12 and trying to load the following WMTS layer http://geoappext.nrcan.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/BaseMaps/CBME_CBCE_HS_RO_3978/MapServer/WMTS/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml from http://...
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How to make transparent the background of a WMS layer in Leaflet

I have inserted the following layer from a geoserver in the following Leaflet map : var nexrad = new L.TileLayer.WMS("URL", { layers: 'Wrecks:WrecksGreaterNorthSea', format: 'image/png', ...
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query WMS in Openlayers3

In previous versions of OpenLayers, we could filter WMS services with CQL. However, I can't filter my WMS services using CQL or other. How do I do that in OpenLayers 3? var wmsLayer = new ol.layer....
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Masking WMS (Esri Oceans Basemap) layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to display ESRI's Oceans basemap web map service (WMS) in one of my maps, but not the whole layer, just the landmass depicting Canada as I find it a nice fit for the look I'm trying to ...
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GeoServer cascading WMS, FeatureInfo is lost

I'm trying to cascade a WMS service in GeoServer (http://grb.agiv.be/geodiensten/raadpleegdiensten/GRB/wms?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS). I can view the cascaded layers just fine, but ...
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Google maps wms layer with 3857

I am adding wms layers to my google maps application. As Google Maps projection is a web mercator, I thought it would be better to request wms layers with srs=3857 (or equivalent) instead of the 4326. ...
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How to convert WMS to SHP?

I'm looking for tool that will be convert WMS to vector layer. Are they ready tool?(for example in python)
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Terraserver replacment - source for US Topo maps?

Now that Terraserver has been shut down (or at least that's how it appears), is there an alternative WMS server for US topo maps? Probably too much to hope to find one that provides vector layers ...