[OpenLayers-Dev] WMS GetCapabilities Requst

rldhont rldhont at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 08:48:10 EST 2007

You can use XML Format. Look at the source code of this example :

René-Luc D'Hont
blog: http://3liz.org/blog/rldhont

Ganesh Jothikumar a écrit :
> Hi All
>         I am using OpenLayers with GeoServer. I am using OpenLayers 
> JavaScript APIs to render the WMS layers present in GeoServer. Of the 
> layers I have one base layer and multiple overlays. Now I need to 
> specify the bounding box values for the base map coverage layer in the 
> OpenLayers.WMS function (maxExtent : bounds ) For thst I need to get 
> the values from the GeoServer. After consulting the GeoServer guys I 
> came to know that I have to do a WMS GetCapabilities request and parse 
> the returned XML to get the BBox for my layer. What I want to know is 
> how to make a WMS GetCapabilities request using OpenLayers and parse 
> the returned XML. Any example would be highly useful. Or let me know 
> if there is any other way of solving this...
> Thanks in advance
> ganesh
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