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Managing projects (classic)

Learn how to create and manage projects (classic)


Creation of new projects (classic) is now disabled. Projects (classic) will be sunset and removed on August 23, 2024. You can read more about this change on the GitHub Blog.

The new and improved Projects experience is available. For more information, see "About Projects."

On August 23, 2024, all remaining projects (classic) will be automatically migrated before the feature is removed.

About projects (classic)

Projects (classic) on GitHub Enterprise Cloud help you organize and prioritize your work.

Editing a project (classic)

You can edit the title and description of an existing project (classic).

Linking a repository to a project (classic)

You can link a repository to your organization's or personal account's project (classic).

About automation for projects (classic)

You can configure automatic workflows to keep the status of project (classic) cards in sync with the associated issues and pull requests.

Configuring automation for projects (classic)

You can set up automatic workflows to move issues and pull requests to a project (classic) column when a specified event occurs.

Changing project (classic) visibility

As an organization owner or project (classic) admin, you can make a project (classic) public or private.

Closing a project (classic)

If you've completed all the tasks in a project (classic) or no longer need to use a project (classic), you can close the project (classic).

Reopening a closed project (classic)

You can reopen a closed project (classic) and restart any workflow automation that was configured for the project (classic).

Deleting a project (classic)

You can delete an existing project (classic) if you no longer need access to its contents.