OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page. It can display map tiles, vector data and markers loaded from any source. OpenLayers has been developed to further the use of geographic information of all kinds. It is completely free, Open Source JavaScript, released under the 2-clause BSD License (also known as the FreeBSD).

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Core features

  • Core features

    • Tiled layers
    • Vector layers
    • Cutting edge
    • Fast & mobile ready
    • Easy to customize and extend

Implemented Standards

  • Geographic JSON (GeoJSON)
  • Georeferenced Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF)
  • Geography Markup Language (GML)
  • Keyhole Markup Language (KML)
  • Mapbox Vector Tile Specification

  • Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
  • (OGC API - Features)
  • (OGC API - Tiles)
  • OpenStreetMap (OSM)
  • Web Map Tile Service (TMS)
  • Web Feature Service (WFS)
  • Web Feature Service - Transactional (WFS-T)
  • Well-Known Binary (WKB)
  • Well-Known Text (WKT)
  • Web Map Service (WMS)
  • Web Map Service - Tile Caching (WMS-C)
  • Web Map Tile Service (WMTS)

Service Providers

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