[mapserver-users] [EXTERNAL] GeoJSON as WFS output format without template
peter.hopfgartner at r3-gis.com
Wed Nov 13 05:26:52 PST 2013
On 11/13/2013 12:49 PM, Smith, Michael ERDC-RDE-CRREL-NH wrote:
> You can use OGR outputformats. Add something like this to your mapfile
> NAME "geojson"
> DRIVER "OGR/GEOJSON"
> MIMETYPE "application/json; subtype=geojson"
> FORMATOPTION "STORAGE=stream"
> FORMATOPTION "FORM=SIMPLE"
> Add to your LAYER or MAP METADATA, "wfs_getfeature_formatlist” "geojson"
> And then in your WFS call add &outputformat=geojson.
> This will return geojson directly in the browser, if you need it to
> download, you can change the FORMATOPTION to FORM=ZIP
> See http://mapserver.org/output/ogr_output.html for more detail.
Thanks, this works!
> Michael Smith
> US Army Corps
> Remote Sensing GIS/Center
> From: Peter Hopfgartner <peter.hopfgartner at r3-gis.com
> <mailto:peter.hopfgartner at r3-gis.com>>
> Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:15 AM
> To: users mapserver <mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
> <mailto:mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org>>
> Subject: [EXTERNAL] [mapserver-users] GeoJSON as WFS output format
> without template
> Resent-From: Michael Smith <michael.smith at usace.army.mil
> <mailto:michael.smith at usace.army.mil>>
> Hi list!
> I wanted to have GeoJSON as an output format. Now, if I got the
> documentation right (
> http://mapserver.org/it/development/rfc/ms-rfc-36.html), I should
> prepare a template for each layer I'd like to serve as GeoJSON.
> Is this right or is there a way that MapServer guesses a reasonable
> format directly from the data, as it does for GML?
> Indeed, http://mapserver.org/it/output/template_output.html says
> "There are other, simpler, ways to output some of these formats using
> Does this simpler way exist for GeoJSON, too?
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