I`ve made several apps using OpenGeo suite SDK but so far never needed to keep layers from being exposed in the capabilities. Now I´ll like to "hide" some of them but still being able to load them. I taught that the solution was to set the layers as not advertised but if I do that the app will not load those layers!! As far as I understand I should be able to call a layer that is not advertised!! Using geoexplorer and saving the map I can do the same with no problems…. Any idea what may be wrong?

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You will need to use lazy loading (which bypasses GetCapabilities, so provide title and bbox properties in the layer's config), see also:


  • Thx... I knew that I was missing something...
    – gallysam
    Commented Jul 4, 2014 at 0:43

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