Learn about building GitHub Apps.
You can register a GitHub App under your personal account or under any organization you own.
You can specify a URL that users will be redirected to after they authorize a GitHub App.
You can specify a URL that users will be redirected to after they install a GitHub App.
The permissions of a GitHub App determine what the app can do with GitHub's APIs and what webhooks the app can receive.
Your GitHub App can subscribe to webhook events to receive notifications whenever certain activity occurs.
When registering a GitHub App, you can make it public so that other GitHub users or organizations can install the app, or private so that you can only install it on the account that owns the app.
Rate limits restrict the rate of traffic to GitHub.com, to help ensure consistent access for all users.
You can replace the default badge on your GitHub App by uploading your own logo image and customizing the background.