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Using the Github Integration

Attach your pull requests directly to tasks and see the review results with our Github integration.

How to add Github to a space

  • Click on the app button (square grid) in the top right-hand corner of your space.
  • Select "Manage apps."
  • Click "Install" next to Github.
  • You will then be asked to give Workast permission to access Github  Follow the prompts on your screen and click "Authorize" to  allow  the integration.  (If you are signed in to multiple Workast  teams, you can scroll through  your different teams by clicking on the  arrow next to the team name. )
  • Once your account is connected, you are able to add Github to your space.
  • Click on the app button (square grid) in the top right-hand corner of your space again.
  • Select "Manage apps."
  • Click on "Add" next to Github.  This will add Github to your space.

How to add a Github pull request to a task

  • In the Workast web app, click on the task needing the pull request to maximize it.
  • Under "Apps" next to the Github icon, select "Attach pull request."
  • Click "Connect Github" to connect your Github account.   You can choose to either allow permission for only select repositories or for all repositories to be linked to Workast.
  • Click "Approve and Install" to complete connecting your Github account.
  • Click on "Attach pull request" next to the Github icon once again.
  • Your three most recent pull requests will appear - if you want to select one of those requests, click on the pull request to attach it.
  • If you want to add a different pull request, click on "Browse by repository" and use the arrow to search for the desired repository, and then click on the pull request to attach it to the task.

Seeing the pull request results in your task

  • When a pull request is merged, the merge will be confirmed in your task.
  • When a pull request is declined, the decline will be shown in your task.
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