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Enabling unified contributions for your enterprise

You can allow users to include anonymized contribution counts for their work on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance in their contribution graphs on GitHub.com.

Enterprise owners who are also owners of the connected GitHub Enterprise Cloud organization or enterprise account can enable unified contributions between your GitHub Enterprise Server instance and GitHub.com.

About unified contributions

As an enterprise owner, you can allow end users to send anonymized contribution counts for their work from your GitHub Enterprise Server instance to their GitHub.com contribution graph.

After you enable unified contributions, before individual users can send contribution counts from your GitHub Enterprise Server instance to GitHub.com, each user must also connect their personal account on GitHub Enterprise Server with a personal account on GitHub.com. For more information, see "Sending enterprise contributions to your GitHub.com profile."

GitHub Enterprise Server sends updates hourly.

If the enterprise owner disables the functionality or individual users opt out of the connection, the contribution counts from GitHub Enterprise Server will be deleted on GitHub.com. If the user reconnects their profiles after disabling them, the contribution counts for the past 90 days are restored.

GitHub Enterprise Server only sends the contribution count and source (GitHub Enterprise Server) for connected users. It does not send any information about the contribution or how it was made.

Enabling unified contributions

Before enabling unified contributions on your GitHub Enterprise Server instance, you must enable GitHub Connect. For more information, see "Managing GitHub Connect."

  1. Sign in to GitHub Enterprise Server and GitHub.com.

  2. From an administrative account on GitHub Enterprise Server, in the upper-right corner of any page, click .

    Screenshot of the rocket ship icon for accessing site admin settings

  3. If you're not already on the "Site admin" page, in the upper-left corner, click Site admin.

    Screenshot of "Site admin" link

  4. In the left sidebar, click Enterprise overview. Enterprise overview tab in the Site admin settings

  5. In the enterprise account sidebar, click GitHub Connect. GitHub Connect tab in the enterprise account sidebar

  6. Under "Users can share contribution counts to GitHub.com", click Request access. Request access to unified contributions option

  7. Sign in to the GitHub Enterprise Server site to receive further instructions.

When you request access, we may redirect you to the GitHub Enterprise Server site to check your current terms of service.