GABrowse URL format¶
The genome browser code supports direct linking to specific backends, readsets, and genomic positions.
These parameters are set using the hash.
The format is very simple with only 3 supported key value pairs separated by
& and then
The backend to use for API calls. example:
The ID of the readset that should be loaded. See Important constants and links for more information.
As you navigate in the browser (either locally or at http://gabrowse.appspot.com), the hash will automatically populate to include these parameters. But you can also manually create a direct link without having to go through the UI.
Putting all the pieces together, here is what a valid url looks like: