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Customizing user messages for your enterprise

You can create custom messages that users will see on

About user messages

You can create global announcement banners, which appear at the top of every page.

You can use Markdown to format your message. For more information, see "About writing and formatting on GitHub."

  1. To see the rendered message, click Preview.
  2. Review the rendered message.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click Save changes.

Creating a global announcement banner

You can set a global announcement banner to be displayed to all users at the top of every page within your enterprise.

You can also create announcement banners at the organization level. For more information, see "Creating an announcement banner for your organization."

  1. In the top-right corner of, click your profile photo, then click Your enterprises.

  2. In the list of enterprises, click the enterprise you want to view.

  3. In the enterprise account sidebar, click Settings.

  4. Under Settings, click Announcement.

  5. Under "Announcement", in the text field, type the announcement you want displayed in a banner.

  6. Optionally, under "Expires on", select the calendar drop-down menu and click an expiration date.

  7. Optionally, to allow each user to dismiss the announcement, select Allow users to dismiss the announcement.

  8. Optionally, to preview your message, click Preview.

  9. Click Save changes.