I would like to be able to send data to my GBrowse2.0 instance. I have
been trying some things based on the Epigraph tool but I can't seem to
get it work. Below is a mail from Lincoln that was send to the GBrowse
mailinglist about how to send data to GBrowse.
If its possible, how should I configure the tool?
In version 2.0 it is relatively easy. POST to the GBrowse URL (including the
datasource part of the URL) with the following parameters:
- file=<a multipart/form-encoded file upload>
- upload_id=<any numeric id of your choosing>
- id=<the id of the user that you are uploading to>
Alternatively to providing the "file" argument you can provide a "data"
argument with the uploaded data provided directly.
The "id" argument indicates the id of the user that you are uploading for.
You can get this ID by bookmarking a page -- the "id" parameter records the
info. Alternatively, if you don't provide an ID, GBrowse will generate it
for you and return the ID in the response cookie, in an argument called
If you have administrator's mode enabled, then you can provide the ID of the
administrator and the uploaded file will become part of the public set of