0

using Web Feature service and I'm wondering is there a way using get requests to pull multiple features. For example, this WFS http://demo.mapserver.org/cgi-bin/wfs?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.0.0 contains 2 layers/features:

Cities

Continents

Could anyone point me in the right direction for this?

4
  • You have posted this to Meta GIS SE so I am migrating it to the Main GIS SE.
    – PolyGeo
    Commented May 20, 2015 at 9:05
  • I would start by reading the WFS standards which are available from opengeospatial.org/standards/wfs. Several TypeNames can be used in GetFeature but I am not sure when it is useful.
    – user30184
    Commented May 20, 2015 at 13:55
  • Currently writing a program, I just wanted to see if i could do it, and if my program was smart enough to work out its two different layers and represent them differently .
    – Jake Wade
    Commented May 20, 2015 at 14:15
  • Did you look at the MapServer help pages for example mapserver.org/ogc/wfs_server.html, which shows a query for the same test service that returns multiple features. Not sure though if this is what you are asking, or if you want something more complex?
    – nmtoken
    Commented Jun 12, 2015 at 21:48

1 Answer 1

1

Separate multiple layers in your request with a comma:

http://demo.mapserver.org/cgi-bin/wfs?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.0.0&REQUEST=getfeature&TYPENAME=continents,cities&MAXFEATURES=500

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.