Tiled Layers configuration

A couple of tiled layers need to be configured in GeoServer, before getting involved with the OGC-API Tiles.

Raster layer

Once logged on GeoServer GUI as an admin, click on Tile Layers link from the Tile Caching section on the left menu.

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Then, click on Add a new cached layer link

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From the list of selectable layers to be cached, check the box on the nurc:Img_Sample layer and then click on Configure selected layers with caching defaults link.

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Click Ok on the confirmation message and then go back to the Tile Layers link from the Tile Caching section on the left menu.

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Click on nurc:Img_Sample from the list of available tiled layers to configure it.

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From the layer configuration page, scroll at the very bottom of the page and add a grid subset, by selecting WebMercatorQuad from the drop down list and click on the + icon when done, to add it.

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Finally, click on Save and the cached layer will been configured.

Vector layer

Repeat previous steps to configure a vector layer, this time selecting topp:states as tiled layer.

During the layer configuration, make sure to also select the application/json;type=geojson and application/vnd.mapbox-vector-tile from the Tile Image Formats list.

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Also make sure that ALL STYLES is checked in Alternate Styles area of the STYLES section.

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