You can visit your personal dashboard to keep track of issues and pull requests you're working on or following, navigate to your top repositories and team pages, stay updated on recent activities in organizations and repositories you're subscribed to, and explore recommended repositories.
You can manage how GitHub looks to you by setting a theme preference that either follows your system settings or always uses a light or dark mode.
You can change your GitHub username at any time.
If you have separate accounts for work and personal use, you can merge the accounts.
You can convert your user account into an organization. This allows more granular permissions for repositories that belong to the organization.
You can delete your GitHub user account at any time.
A repository owned by a user account has two permission levels: the repository owner and collaborators.
A project board owned by a user account has two permission levels: the project board owner and collaborators.
You can set the default branch name for new repositories that you create on GitHub.
You can control features that secure and analyze the code in your projects on GitHub.
As a project board owner, you can add or remove a collaborator and customize their permissions to a project board.
Changing jobs is a fact of life. If you use your GitHub user account for both personal and work purposes, there are a few things to keep in mind when you leave your company or organization.
Use the Available for hire checkbox to view GitHub Jobs posts within GitHub.
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