Integration URL

Create URLs, with testing options as parameters, to instantly start a browser on BrowserStack Live.

How to integrate

Create URLs, with testing options as parameters, to instantly start a browser on BrowserStack Live. You can integrate these URLs into your application, bookmark, and share them with others.

Integration URL parameters

Parameters Values
os
OS you want to integrate.
Windows, OS X, Android, iOS, or Winphone.
Default: Windows
os_version
OS version you want to integrate.
Windows: XP, 7, 8 and 8.1.
OS X: Lion, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite.
Default: XP for Windows, Snow Leopard for OS X
browser (desktop only)
Browser you want to integrate.
Firefox, Safari, IE, Chrome, Opera.
Default: Firefox
browser_version (desktop only)
Browser version you want to integrate.
View list of browser versions list of browser versions to update this field.
Default: 10.0
device (mobile only)
Mobile device you want to integrate.
View list of browser versions to update this field.
Default: 10.0
resolution
Resolution you want to integrate.
responsive-mode: Uses entire screen of your browser and accesses any resolution by just resizing your browser.

Windows (XP, 7): 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x800, 1280x1024, 1366x768, 1440x900, 1680x1050, 1600x1200, 1920x1200, 1920x1080, 2048x1536

Windows (8,8.1,10): 1024x768, 1280x800, 1280x1024, 1366x768, 1440x900, 1680x1050, 1600x1200, 1920x1200, 1920x1080, 2048x1536

OS X: 1024x768, 1280x960, 1280x1024, 1600x1200, 1920x1080

Default: responsive-mode
scale_to_fit
Enable or disable scale to fit mode.
true or false
Default: true
speed
Toggle between fast speed or high quality.
1 for fast speed, 2 for high quality.
Default: 1
start
Enable or disable auto start mode.
true or false
Default: false
src
Unique tracking parameter.
Please use a special key for traffic from your source so that we can track it accurately.
url
Specify URL to test.
URLs can be of 3 types:
Public: e.g. google.com
Local folders: e.g. filename that needs to be tested e.g. test.html
Local servers: e.g. http://localhost:3000/sign_up
Local Testing using Extensions

local
Enable or disable Local Testing.

force-local
Define whether all URL’s, private or public, should be resolved through your network.


Mandatorily pass local=true to enable Local Testing.
Default: false

true or false
Default: false
Local Testing using Binaries (works only for browsers which don’t support Local Testing extensions)

local
Enable or disable Local Testing.


use_cmd_local
Useful for browsers not supporting Local Testing browser extensions.



folder
Note: Local folder testing with browser extensions via Integrations API is not supported.




Mandatorily pass local=true to enable Local Testing.
Default: false

Pass use_cmd_local=true if you specifically want to use the binaries for Local Testing.
Default: false
Note: Local Testing using binaries should already be running in order to use this feature.

If you want to do local folder testing, then specify the absolute path of your directory in following format:
Mac: /Users/..
Windows: C:\Users\Public..>

Examples

To test Windows 7 / IE 8 / responsive-mode:

https://live.browserstack.com/dashboard#os=Windows&os_version=7&browser=IE&browser_version=8.0&scale_to_fit=true&url=www.google.com&resolution=responsive-mode&speed=1&start=true

To test Windows 7 / IE 8 / 1024x768:

https://live.browserstack.com/dashboard#os=Windows&os_version=7&browser=IE&browser_version=8.0&scale_to_fit=true&url=www.google.com&resolution=1024x768&speed=1&start=true

To test Mac Lion / FF 12.0 / 1920x1080:

https://live.browserstack.com/dashboard#os=OS+X&os_version=lion&browser=Firefox&browser_version=12.0&scale_to_fit=true&url=www.google.com&resolution=1920x1080&speed=1&start=true

To test local servers on Mac Lion / FF 12.0 / 1920x1080 using multiple Local Testing connections:

https://live.browserstack.com/dashboard#os=OS+X&os_version=lion&browser=Firefox&browser_version=12.0&scale_to_fit=true&url=localhost:3000&resolution=1920x1080&speed=1&start=true&local=true&host_ports=localhost,3000,0,localhost,443,1

To test local folders (e.g. /Users/BrowserStack/test.html) on Mac Lion / Chrome 24.0 / 1920x1080 using Local Testing binaries:

./BrowserStackLocal -f YOUR_ACCESS_KEY /Users
BrowserStackLocal.exe -f YOUR_ACCESS_KEY /Users
https://live.browserstack.com/dashboard#os=OS+X&os_version=lion&browser=Chrome&browser_version=24.0&scale_to_fit=true&resolution=1920x1080&speed=1&start=true&use_cmd_local=true&local=true&folder=/Users&url=/BrowserStack/test.html

To instantly start a browser on BrowserStack, you can use URLs which have testing options as parameters. URLs can be integrated directly into applications, bookmarked, or shared with others.

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