Galaxy Documentation

The Galaxy documentation is here to help you figure out the best practices behind operating your Galaxy instance. Contributions from the community are highly encouraged!


Each Galaxy release has curated in the notes which highlight and summarize changes and new features.


Documentation for administering Galaxy can be found here.

Docs with code

The following resources provide documentation for using Galaxy through the API and...

  1. API - The application programming interface documentation.
  2. Framework - The Python framework documentation.


The Galaxy Project is an open source community, utilzing the many contributions from our community, if you are interested in contributing code to Galaxy, have a look at development resources.

Tool development

The CLI utilities to assist with building and publishing Galaxy tools called Planemo have documentation.