[OpenStreetMap] #5050: ?bbox= links to osm.org no longer work

OpenStreetMap trac at noreply.openstreetmap.org
Sun Dec 1 21:43:54 UTC 2013

#5050: ?bbox= links to osm.org no longer work
 Reporter:  Robert Whittaker  |      Owner:  rails-dev@…
     Type:  defect            |     Status:  new
 Priority:  minor             |  Milestone:
Component:  website           |    Version:
 Keywords:  bbox              |
 Previously, the following type of link would do what you would expect, ie
 show you a map zoomed in on the given bounding box:

 But since the launch of the recent redesign, these links seem to have
 stopped working. Instead, such links appear to display the last location
 that you viewed on OSM, much as if you'd just followed a link to

 Please restore the previous bbox functionality, to allow people to link to
 specific areas.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.openstreetmap.org/ticket/5050>
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