"message" - Message Type Definition Element

This section describes 'message', a definition element that defines a message type with one or multiple parts. A part is defined to be of a given data type.

"message" is a top level element of a WSDL 1.1 document. "message" is used to define a message type with one or multiple parts with "part" sub elements. A part is defined to be of a given data type. The syntax of "message" looks like this:

  <wsdl:message name="nmtoken1">
    <wsdl:part name="nmtoken2" element="qname1" type="qname2"/>
    ,..
  </wsdl:message>

Notes on the "message" element:

Here is an example of "message" element:

  <wsdl:message name="helloInputMessage">
    <wsdl:part name="helloInputPart" element="hy:HelloRequest"/>
  </wsdl:message>

In this example,

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 Introduction to WSDL 2.0

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 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

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 "definitions" - The Root Element

 "types" - The Container Element for Data Types

"message" - Message Type Definition Element

 "portType" - Port Type Definition Element

 "binding" - Binding Definition Element

 "service" - Service Definition Element

 WSDL 1.1 Binding Extension for SOAP 1.1

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