How to access your project's WFS in ArcMap

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The Tygron Platform allows you to access geographical features through a WFS endpoint, making the data available to view and edit via other GIS application.

How to access the WFS of your project in ArcMap:
  1. Select the export option of the geo data source you wish to access.
  2. For the export option "Web Feature Service", select "Copy URL". This will store the URL on your clipboard.
  3. Open ArcMap.
  4. Add a new WFS Interoperability Connection.
  5. Select 'WFS' as the format
  6. As URL for the dataset, paste the URL copied to the clipboard earlier.
  7. Select the Coordinate Reference System (CRS)
  8. In the parameters panel, select the appropriate layer in the WFS by clicking on the Feature types button and selecting the desired layer.
  9. In the parameters panel, for Ignore Application Schema select "Yes", and click on OK at the bottom of the panel.
  10. Drag the layer to your map, and the features will be displayed.


  • The WFS is currently only available when a project is active in the editor.
  • The WFS url includes an authentication token which ties the validity of the url to a specific session. If the editing session is closed and reopen at a later time, the url will need to be renewed.