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Creating an announcement banner for your organization

Organization owners can create announcement banners for the organization.

You can create an announcement banner that will be displayed to all organization members at the top of every page in the organization.

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

You can also set announcement banners at the enterprise level. For more information, see "Customizing user messages for your enterprise."

  1. In the top right corner of, click your profile photo, then click Your organizations. Your organizations in the profile menu

  2. Next to the organization, click Settings. The settings button

  3. In the "Messages" section of the sidebar, click Announcement.

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

    Screenshot of the text field to enter announcement

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

    Note: Announcements must either have an expiration date, be user dismissible, or both.

    Screenshot of the calendar drop-down menu to choose expiration date

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

    Screenshot of the "Allow users to dismiss the announcement" checkbox

  7. Optionally, to preview your message, click Preview. Preview message button

  8. Click Save changes. Save changes button