GitBook provides URLs to access the content of every successful update for a book directly:
On GitBook, a version can either be a branch, a tag or a version/commit sha of an update.
The version for an update can be found in the Report infos, at the bottom of an update details page.
<book-access-url> is the access URL to the online version of your book.
It can be found in your book's settings page, under the Domains tab.
When using a custom domain, it is the URL you provided. For instance, this FAQ access URL is
Otherwise, it will always look like:
When accessing the URL
<book-access-url>/v/<book-version>, GitBook will try to find the
<book-version> as, in order:
If this FAQ had a branch named
new-article, one could access it at the URL:
Provided we tagged a version of this FAQ to
1.0.0, and no branch is called the same, one could access it at the URL:
Finally, one can access the very first published version of this FAQ at: