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WMTS Capabilities (Image Service)

  • URL:https://<wmts-url>/<version>/WMTSCapabilities.xml
  • Required Capability:Image
  • Version Introduced:10.1


The WMTSCapabilities.xml (Service Metadata) resource allows WMTS clients to retrieve service metadata for a tiled image service. Users can request the WMTS capabilities in both RESTful and Key-Value Pair (KVP) syntax as defined by the OGC WMTS specification. The response is an XML document containing service metadata about the server, including information related to getting the cached image tiles.


The only version currently supported is 1.0.0.

Example usage

The following is a sample request URL used to access the WMTSCapabilities.xml resource:

XML response schema

The XML schema for WMTS ServiceMetadata response is available through the wmtsGetCapabilities_response.