Miscellaneous URLs

Iframe view for contents and directories

A subset of Software Heritage objects (contents and directories) can be embedded in external websites through the use of iframes. A dedicated endpoint serving a minimalist Web UI is available for that use case.

GET /embed/(swhid)/

Endpoint to embed Software Heritage objects in external websites using an iframe.

Parameters
Status Codes
  • 200 OK – no error

  • 400 Bad Request – the provided identifier is malformed or the object type is not supported by the view

  • 404 Not Found – requested object cannot be found in the archive

Example:

By adding HTML code similar to the one below in a web page,

<iframe style="width: 100%; height: 500px; border: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.125);"
        src="https://archive.softwareheritage.org/embed/swh:1:cnt:edc043a59197bcebc1d44fb70bf1b84cde3db791;origin=https://github.com/rdicosmo/parmap;visit=swh:1:snp:2d869aa00591d2ac8ec8e7abacdda563d413189d;anchor=swh:1:rev:f140dbc8b05aa3d341c70436a1920a06df9a0ed4;path=/src/parmap.ml">
</iframe>

you will obtain the following rendering.