Purpose: A request with no TypeName elements shall produce a response that includes definitions of all supported feature types in the requested schema language.

Test method

Execute the following Test Steps:

  • Send the following DescribeFeatureType request by GET: wfs.DescribeFeatureType.get.url?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.1.0&REQUEST=DescribeFeatureType
  • Send the following GetCapabilities request by GET: wfs.GetCapabilities.get.url?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.1.0&REQUEST=GetCapabilities
  • Compare occurences of FeatureTypes within both responses


Reference(s): OGC 04-094, 8.2, p.25

Test type: Automated


former ETS tc: wfs:wfs-1.1.0-Basic-DescribeFeatureType-tc12.1

Contextual XPath references

The namespace prefixes used as described in

Abbreviation XPath expression (relative to )