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  • The dev branch is for the next release of LWC.
  • The master branch is for the actual released version on and compatible with the current of LWC.

Publication plugin for Lizmap Web Application, by 3LIZ.

begin       : 2011-11-01
copyright   : (C) 2011 by 3liz
authors     : René-Luc D'Hont and Michaël Douchin
email       :
website     :

Lizmap QGIS plugin aims to be used to configure a web application dynamically generated by Lizmap (PHP/JavaScript application) with the help of QGIS Server. With this plugin, you can configure one web map per QGIS project. The Lizmap web application must be installed on the server.

The original Code is 3liz code.

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For more detailed information, check the Lizmap Web Client GitHub repository.


The Initial Developer of the Original Code are René-Luc D'Hont and Michael Douchin Portions created by the Initial Developer are Copyright (C) 2011 the Initial Developer. All Rights Reserved.

Installation of the Lizmap plugin

This does not cover the installation of Lizmap Web Client application.

From QGIS application:

  1. Plugins menu -> Manage and Install Plugins...
  2. Select LizMap plugin from Not installed list
  3. Install plugin

or from GitHub repository:

  1. Clone the repo: git clone --recursive lizmap
  2. mv lizmap ~/.local/share/QGIS/QGIS3/profiles/default/python/plugins

If it's from a previous GitHub repository:

  1. git submodule update to update the submodule.


English doc

French doc

GitHub documentation


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  • Petr Tsymbarovich @mentaljam
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  • Etienne Trimaille @Gustry
  • José Macau

Please propose a PR to add yourself if you are missing


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You can use the lizmap_api class of to get the Lizmap JSON configuration for a specific project.

For example:

import sys,os
qgisPrefixPath = "/usr/local/"
sys.path.append(os.path.join(qgisPrefixPath, "share/qgis/python/"))
sys.path.append(os.path.join(qgisPrefixPath, "share/qgis/python/plugins/"))
os.environ["QGIS_DEBUG"] = '-1'
os.environ['QGIS_PREFIX_PATH'] = qgisPrefixPath

from qgis.core import QgsApplication
QgsApplication.setPrefixPath(qgisPrefixPath, True)
app = QgsApplication([], False)

# Run the lizmap config exporter
from lizmap import lizmap
project_path = '/home/mdouchin/test_a_sup.qgs'
lv = lizmap.LizmapConfig(project_path)
if lv:
    # get the JSON content with default values
    json_content = lv.to_json()

    # OR:

    # get the JSON content with user defined values
    my_global_options = {
        'mapScales': [1000, 2500, 5000, 10000, 25000, 50000, 100000, 250000], # set the map scales
        'osmMapnik': True, # add the OSM mapnik baselayer
        'osmStamenToner': True, # add the OSM Stamen Toner baselayer
        'print': True # activate the print tool
    my_layer_options = {
        'MY LAYER NAME': {
            'title': 'My new title', # change title
            'popup': True, # active popup
            'cached': True, # activate server cache
            'singleTile': False, # set tiled mode on
            'imageFormat': "image/jpeg", # set image format
            'toggled': False # do not display the layer at project startup
    json_content = lv.to_json(

    # get the configuration as dictionary
    dic_content = lv.lizmap_json_config

# Exit