Freemarker templates

Freemarker is a simple yet powerful template engine that GeoServer uses for user customization of outputs.

It is possible to use the GeoServer REST API to manage Freemarker templates for catalog resources.

/templates/<template>.ftl

This endpoint manages a template that is global to the entire catalog.

Method Action Status Code Formats Default Format
GET Return a template 200    
PUT Insert or update a template 405    
DELETE Delete a template 405    

Identical operations apply to the following endpoints:

  • Workspace templates—/workspaces/<ws>/templates/<template>.ftl
  • Vector store templates—/workspaces/<ws>/datastores/<ds>/templates/<template>.ftl
  • Feature type templates—/workspaces/<ws>/datastores/<ds>/featuretypes/<f>/templates/<template>.ftl
  • Raster store templates—/workspaces/<ws>/coveragestores/<cs>/templates/<template>.ftl
  • Coverage templates—/workspaces/<ws>/coveragestores/<cs>/coverages/<c>/templates/<template>.ftl

/templates[.<format>]

This endpoint manages all global templates.

Method Action Status Code Formats Default Format
GET Return templates 200 HTML, XML, JSON HTML

Identical operations apply to the following endpoints:

  • Workspace templates—/workspaces/<ws>/templates[.<format>]
  • Vector store templates—/workspaces/<ws>/datastores/<ds>/templates[.<format>]
  • Feature type templates—/workspaces/<ws>/datastores/<ds>/featuretypes/<f>/templates[.<format>]
  • Raster store templates—/workspaces/<ws>/coveragestores/<cs>/templates[.<format>]
  • Coverage templates—/workspaces/<ws>/coveragestores/<cs>/coverages/<c>/templates[.<format>]
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