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OpenLayers 3 : Beginner's Guide by Erik Hazzard, Paul Spencer, Thomas Gratier

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Time for action – understanding the getGetFeatureInfoUrl method

Let's start with a new example:

  1. To begin with, copy and paste the now usual HTML page 2360_08_01_simple_select.html to reuse it as a model in 2360_08_04_getgetfeatureinfourl.html.
  2. Add just after the script referencing the ol.js file the HTML content that follows:
    <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min.js"></script>
  3. Remove all the JavaScript block content between <script> </script>. Next, add the following code into the same block:
    var wms_layer = new ol.layer.Tile({ source: new ol.source.TileWMS({ url: 'http://demo.opengeo.org/geoserver/wms', params: {'LAYERS': 'ne:ne'} }) }); var view = new ol.View({ center: [0, 0], zoom: 1 }); var map = new ol.Map({ layers: [wms_layer], ...

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