What Is WSDL 1.1?
This section describes what is a WSDL 1.1 - Version 1.1 of WSDL (Web Services Definition Language is a language that can be used to define Web services as WSDL documents.
What is WSDL (Web Services Definition Language)?
WSDL is a language that can be used to define Web services as WSDL documents.
WSDL 1.1 was released on 15 March 2001. Specification of WSDL 1.1 is available at
At a high level, WSDL 1.1 uses 7 layers of components to define a Web service:
A container for data type definitions using some type
system (such as XSD elements).
An abstract, typed definition of the data being
An abstract description of an action supported by the
Port Type -
An abstract set of operations supported by
one or more endpoints.
A concrete protocol and data format specification for a
particular port type.
A single port defined as a combination of a binding
and a network address.
A collection of related ports.
Here is a diagram that illustrates how WSDL 1.1 can be used to define a Web service in a WSDL document:
Last update: 2007.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Introduction to WSDL 2.0
WSDL 2.0 Document Structure and Syntax
WSDL Version 2.0 Part 2: Adjuncts
WSDL 2.0 Document Examples with SOAP Binding
Using WSDL Document in Java Apache Axis2/Java for WSDL
Apache Woden for WSDL Documents in Java
SoapUI - Web Service Testing Tool
PHP SOAP Extension for WSDL
Perl SOAP::Lite for WSDL
►Introduction to WSDL 1.1
►What Is WSDL 1.1?
A Sample WSDL 1.1 Document
WSDL 1.1 Framework and Extensions
WSDL 1.1 Document Structure and Syntax
WSDL 1.1 Binding Extension for SOAP 1.1
SoapUI as WSDL 1.1 Testing Tool
WSDL 1.1 and SOAP 1.1 Examples - Document and RPC Styles
PHP SOAP Extension for WSDL 1.1
Perl SOAP::Lite for WSDL 1.1
Apache Axis2/Java for WSDL 1.1
Using WSDL2Java to Generate Web Service Stub Classes
WSDL 1.1 Binding Extension for SOAP 1.2
WSDL 1.1 and SOAP 1.2 Examples - Document and RPC Styles
SOAP 1.2 Binding - PHP, Java and Perl Clients
WSDL Related Terminologies
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