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QGIS Server

Web Service

QGIS Server provides web map and feature services (WMS & WFS) using the same libraries as the GIS (QGIS) desktop application. Maps and print templates created in QGIS desktop can be published as web maps simply by copying the QGIS project file into the server directory. The resulting web maps look exactly the same as in the desktop. QGIS Server is usually run as CGI/FastCGI module within the Apache Webserver.

qgis_mapserver screenshot

Core Features

  • Web Map Service (WMS) - images
  • OGC Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) 1.0.0
  • Web Feature Service (WFS) - vectors
  • Built-in PDF output
  • WYSIWYG map creation with QGIS
  • Advanced cartographic symbolisation
  • Supports Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD)
  • Extra parameters like f.e. FILTER, SELECTION, DPI

Implemented Standards

  • OGC Web Map Service (WMS) 1.1.1 and 1.3.0
  • OGC Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) 1.0.0
  • OGC Web Feature Service (WFS) 1.0.0 and Transactional WFS (WFS-T) 1.0.0
  • OGC Web Coverage Service (WCS)
  • OGC Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) 1.0

Details

Website: https://www.qgis.org/en/site/

Licence: GPL

Software Version: 3.16.4

Supported Platforms: Windows, Linux

Commercial Support: https://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/commercial_support.html