I am hoping that when I switch over to WFS that my multi-polygon labelling issue will disappear.

Currently I am using WMS, and I believe the reason I am seeing multiple labels within my polygons is because each tile is being rendered in its own silo. Therefore the server thinks that there needs to be a label for each tile inside a given polygon.

I know there are the centroid solutions, except that solution does not work for me since I want the labels inside the polygon and not in space outside a non-symmetric polygon.

Will WFS solve this issue?

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    A WMS doesn't have tiles, so perhaps the issue is the client making tile like requests
    – nmtoken
    Jan 18, 2019 at 17:39

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Instead of using the centroid function use the pole of inaccessibility function which will force the label to fall within the polygon.

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