TMS - Tile Map Service

TMS is a predecessor to WMTS, defined by OSGeo. See

The patch for this functionality was provided by Mikael Nyberg. The paths were originally of the form


for instance


These are still supported, but in order to support multiple formats and spatial reference systems, the general path as of 1.2.2 is


As of version 1.2.2, the TileMapService document can be retrieved from


Similarly, the TileMap documents are available at


The TMS specification has the TileGrid Map origin located at bottom left so Y coordinates grow up moving towards north. A vendor parameter “flipY=true” can be appended to the path to support Y coordinates numbered in the opposite direction, from north southwards.